News channels have undergone plenty of change over the past few years. Some news programs have gone onto changing their formats, look and have brought in more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive more viewership and garner more revenues. The conventional weather girl of the news channels has always conjured up the picture of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has gotten this element of sensuality a step further and has naked women dishing out the weather report!
Naked News calls itself a program which has “nothing to hide”. This web subscription program carries a complete and full television newscast. This program is arranged in Toronto and it is aired daily each episode being of twenty five minutes. The highlight in this show is that the 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 has 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 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 only 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 consists of eight female presenters and additionally 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 within a month during its initial days. A huge contributor to its popularity was its free viewership since the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, just one of the news segments could be seen for 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’ll be able to show more in the future. The Naked News expansion mode continued together with the launch of Naked News Italia in 2008.
Naked news presenters happen to be very popular and have been featured in several 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 numerous newspapers and magazines such as Playboy and TV Guide.
To turn into 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 which are gathered all across the world.