News channels have undergone plenty of change over the past number of years. Some news programs have gone on to changing their formats, look and have introduced 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 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 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. The program is arranged in Toronto and is aired daily each episode being of 25 minutes. The highlight in 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 regardless of the news presenters gender, the viewership of Naked News remains predominantly male.
Naked News made its debut in 2000 as 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 sole anchor for the show and presented all the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. Since 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 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. An enormous contributor to its popularity was its free viewership as the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, just one of the news segments could possibly be seen totally free and after 2004, the website 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, owing to the stringent broadcasting norms of the nation. However, the producers hope that they’ll 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 happen to be very popular and have been featured in a number of television shows such as 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 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.