Local News Streamer

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CBS Television Stations and CBS Interactive have launched CBSN New York, the first of their planned 24/7 local news streamers.

The ad-supported service will carry live streams of WCBS’ (channel 2) and WLNY’s (channel 55) regularly scheduled newscasts, plus exclusive one-hour weekday newscasts, live continuous coverage of breaking news, and on-demand news content. It will feature WCBS and WLNY anchors and reporters, along with journalists reporting exclusively for CBSN New York.

CBS Television Stations, which owns and operates 28 local stations, intends to launch CBSN Los Angeles in early 2019, with more markets to come.

“CBSN viewers have told us they want more local content, and we know there will be a tremendous appetite for the high-quality, live-streaming local coverage from our stations around the country,” said Christy Tanner, executive vice president and general manager of CBS News Digital.

You can watch CBSN New York at newyork.cbslocal.com/live. It will also be available through CBS News apps.

For more, visit newyork.cbslocal.com.

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