News channels have undergone a huge amount of change over the past number of years. Some news programs have gone onto changing their formats, look and also have brought in more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive more viewership and garner more revenues. The conventional weather girl from the news channels has always created the picture of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has gotten this aspect of sensuality one step further and it 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 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, 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 first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, at that time was the only anchor for the show and presented all the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. As the show gained popularity, 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 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 since the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, only one of the news segments could possibly be seen for free and after 2004, the site became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments on the show could be viewed for free.
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 internet. Naked News Japans presenters do not strip completely, because of the stringent broadcasting norms of the country. However, the producers hope that they will have the ability to show more down the road. The Naked News expansion mode continued together with the launch of Naked News Italia in 2008.
Naked news presenters have been very popular and have been featured in several television shows including the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and The View etc. They’ve 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 you have to be above eighteen years old and gain access to an every day feed of features, news and reports that are gathered all around the globe.