News channels have undergone a huge amount of change during the last number of years. Some news programs have gone on to changing their formats, look and have brought in more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters in order to get more viewership and garner more revenues. The conventional 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 gotten this element of sensuality a step further and it has naked women doling out the weather report!
Naked News calls itself a program which 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 male or female anchors either read the news completely naked or they strip while they read their specified segments, such as weather, sports, entertainment, current affairs etc. It has been noted that regardless 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 first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, at that time was the sole anchor for the show and presented all the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. Since the show gained popularity, the numbers of anchors increased and presently includes eight female presenters and additionally have guest anchors featuring at the same time. With no marketing gimmick or strategy, this website shot to popularity only through word of mouth marketing, soon becoming a frequented web destination.
This site 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 website became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments of the show can 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’ll 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 several tv 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 been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines including Playboy and TV Guide.
To become a member of Naked News you have to be above eighteen years old and get access to a daily feed of features, news and reports which are gathered from all around the globe.