Nextstar launches streaming channel for “The Hill”
Nexstar Media’s digital unit has launched a new streaming channel for The Hill, the political news outlet which its parent company acquired in August last year.
The Hill TV recently debuted on Plex, a global streaming platform. Viewers can watch The Hill TV by downloading the Plex or watch it now in a web browser. With over 50,000 free titles, movies,
Additional distribution partners will be announced in the coming months.
“The goal of The Hill is to bring free, trusted, and unbiased information about politics and politics to more Americans,” said Jason Jedlinski, general manager of The Hill. “At a time of increasing polarization and dwindling trust in media, we are proud to offer viewers a clear alternative for news and information, and advertisers a powerful opportunity.”
Hill TV programming includes shows such as Rising, a morning program; Interviews with lawmakers and political influencers; summits and policy roundtables of thought leadership events organized by The Hill; Changing America, a series exploring contemporary issues such as respect, sustainability, resilience and wellbeing; and local political programming produced by Nextstar stations.
“Our mission is to provide the best offering of free live TV channels available today, with content and brands that appeal to large and diverse audiences,” said Shawn Eldridge, vice president, Strategic Alliances and Content at Plex. “By adding a partner like Nexstar Digital, with The Hill TV live channel and their unmatched reputation for delivering premium, unbiased news and content, we’ve taken one step closer to our goal.”
Nextstar announced in August it had acquired The Hill for $130 million.
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