|Tampa Bay’s Streaming News Leader Launches OTT-Only Newscasts |
Beginning today, ABC Action News will stream non-stop news coverage from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with the debut of ABC Action News Streaming Now and the addition of ABC Action News at 3 p.m. It’s Tampa Bay’s first and only digital news service exclusive to streaming platforms.
“ABC Action News Streaming Now” is pioneering the way to serve audience needs for immediate information anytime and anywhere people want to view it. All for FREE. “ABC Action News Streaming Now” will be delivered to everyone across our streaming platforms, including;
– Streaming devices like, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, and Smart TVs
– The FREE ABC Action News app for mobile phones/tablets
– Broadcast Television for portions of the day
The Streaming line-up will include live coverage of local news, storm coverage and informational shows/programming.
About WFTS/ABC Action NewsWFTS-TV is the primary ABC network affiliate for the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota television market, programming a strong schedule of news, sports and entertainment. WFTS/ABC Action News was the first broadcast station newscast in the Tampa Bay area to broadcast in high definition. ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for past three years. ABC Action News leads the way providing local news and weather coverage on-air, on the web and on mobile phones. WFTS-TV is a Scripps Media station. For additional information, visit the WFTS-TV website at www.abcactionnews.com.
About ScrippsThe E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 36 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”# # #