News channels have undergone plenty of change over the past few years. Some news programs have gone on to changing their formats, look and have introduced more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive more viewership and garner more revenues. The traditional weather girl of the news channels has always created the image of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has taken this aspect of sensuality a 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 features a complete and full television newscast. The program is arranged in Toronto and is aired daily each episode being of 25 minutes. The highlight of this show is that the female or male 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 this news presenters gender, the viewership of Naked News remains predominantly male.
Naked News made its debut in 2000 as a subscription based web news service that boasted of an all female cast. The first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, at that time was the only anchor for the show and presented every one of the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. As the show became popular, the numbers of anchors increased and presently includes eight female presenters and additionally have guest anchors featuring as well. Devoid of marketing gimmick or strategy, this web site became popular only through word of mouth marketing, soon becoming a frequented web destination.
This site received almost six million hits within a month during its initial days. A huge cause of its popularity was its free viewership as the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, just one of the news segments could possibly be seen totally free and after 2004, the website became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments of the show could be viewed for free.
Naked News launched Naked New Japan in 2006, in colaboration 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 have the ability to show more in the future. The Naked News expansion mode continued with the launch of Naked News Italia in 2008.
Naked news presenters happen to be very popular and also have been featured in a number of tv shows such as The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, as well as the View etc. They have also made several appearances on Entertainment Tonight and ET Insider. These presenters have been featured in several newspapers and magazines such as Playboy and TV Guide.
To turn into a member of Naked News one has to be above eighteen years of age and gain access to an every day feed of features, news and reports which are gathered all around the globe.