Newsy Nabs First Cable Carriage Deal

Scripps' video news site has launched on Cincinnati Bell
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Newsy, the E.W. Scripps’ OTT video news channel, for the first time is available on cable TV under an agreement with Cincinnati Bell.

Newsy Live, a regularly updated feed of headline news, will air in high-def. Subscribers to the carrier’s Fioptics service can access Newsy on channel 508, which is just below WCPO, Scripps’ ABC affiliate, and three channels above Hearst's NBC affiliate WLWT.

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While the launch marks Newsy’s first cable deal, the site is distributed on a range of OTT platforms including Sling TV, Roku, Watchable from Comcast and Apple TV.

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