News channels have undergone a huge amount of change over the past few years. Some news programs have gone on to changing their formats, look and also have brought in more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters in order to get more viewership and garner more revenues. The conventional weather girl from the news channels has always conjured up the image of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has taken this element of sensuality one step further and has naked women dishing out the weather report!
Naked News calls itself a program that has “nothing to hide”. This web subscription program carries 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’s been noted that regardless 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 the show and presented all the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. As the show became popular, the numbers of anchors increased and presently includes 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, soon transforming into 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 as 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 website became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments of the show could be viewed free of charge.
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 internet. Naked News Japans presenters do not strip completely, owing to the stringent broadcasting norms of the nation. However, the producers hope that they will be able 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 happen to be extremely popular and also have been featured in several tv shows including 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 several newspapers and magazines including Playboy and TV Guide.
To become a member of Naked News one has to be above eighteen years old and get access to an every day feed of features, news and reports that are gathered from all around the globe.