News channels have undergone plenty of change during the last number of years. Some news programs have gone onto changing their formats, look and have brought in more appealing, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive more viewership and garner more revenues. The conventional weather girl from the news channels has always created the picture of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has taken this element of sensuality one step further and has naked women dishing out the weather report!
Naked News calls itself a program that has “nothing to hide”. This web subscription program carries a complete and full television newscast. The program is arranged in Toronto and it is aired daily each episode being of 25 minutes. The highlight in this show is the fact that male or female anchors either read the news completely naked or they strip while they read their specified segments, including weather, sports, entertainment, current affairs etc. It’s been noted that irrespective of the news presenters gender, the viewership of Naked News remains predominantly male.
Naked News made its debut in 2000 as being a subscription based web news service that boasted of an all female cast. The very first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, during those times was the sole anchor for that show and presented all the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. Since the show became popular, the numbers of anchors increased and presently includes eight female presenters and also have guest anchors featuring as well. With no marketing gimmick or strategy, this website became popular only through word of mouth marketing, soon becoming a frequented web destination.
This website received almost six million hits in a month during its initial days. An enormous contributor to its popularity was its free viewership as the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, only one of the news segments could possibly be seen totally free and after 2004, the site became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments on the show could be viewed free of charge.
Naked News launched Naked New Japan in 2006, in association with eGalaxy and Sunrise Corp. eGalaxy was the owner of Naked News and Sunrise Corp was a seller of services and goods over the web. Naked News Japans presenters don’t strip completely, because of the stringent broadcasting norms of the country. However, the producers hope that they will be able to show more down the road. The Naked News expansion mode continued with the launch of Naked News Italia in 2008.
Naked news presenters happen to be extremely popular and have been featured in a number of television shows such as The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, as well as the View etc. They’ve also made several appearances on Entertainment Tonight and ET Insider. These presenters have also been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines such as Playboy and TV Guide.
To become a member of Naked News you have to be above eighteen years of age and gain access to an every day feed of features, news and reports that are gathered all across the world.