News channels have undergone a huge amount of change during the last 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 created the picture of a very beautiful, attractive and sensual woman delivering the weather report. Naked News has gotten this aspect of sensuality a step further and 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. This program is arranged in Toronto and it is aired daily each episode being of twenty five minutes. The highlight in this show is that the female or male 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 very first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, during those times was the sole anchor for that 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 at the same time. With no marketing gimmick or strategy, this web site shot to popularity only through word of mouth, soon becoming a frequented web destination.
This site received almost six million hits within 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, just one of the news segments could 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 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, owing to the stringent broadcasting norms of the country. However, the producers hope that they’ll 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 have been extremely popular and have been featured in several television shows including the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and The View etc. They have also made several appearances on Entertainment Tonight and ET Insider. These presenters have been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines such as Playboy and TV Guide.
To become a member of Naked News one has to be above eighteen years of age and get access to an every day feed of features, news and reports which are gathered from all across the world.