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WGN America to get a nightly news broadcast this summer

Jan 15, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

Nexstar Media Group says three-hour show will be produced in Chicago. Nexstar Media Group said Wednesday it will launch a nightly three-hour cable newscast based in Chicago and airing on its WGN America network.

The show, to be called "News Nation," will debut during the summer and is intended to fill a programming niche as the cable news networks rely on opinion shows and the "talking heads" interview format. Nexstar said "News Nation," airing from 7 to 10 p.m. Central time, will emphas...