News channels have undergone plenty of change during the last few years. Some news programs have gone onto changing their formats, look and also have introduced more appealing, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive 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 gotten this element 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 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 of 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, at that time was the only anchor for that 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 web site shot to popularity only through word of mouth, soon transforming into a frequented web destination.
This website received almost six million hits in a month during its initial days. An enormous cause of its popularity was its free viewership since the site was supported entirely by advertising. Post 2002, only one of the news segments could 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 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 be able to show more in the future. 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 a number of tv shows including the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, as well as 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 including Playboy and TV Guide.
To become a member of Naked News you have to be above eighteen years of age and gain access to an every day feed of features, news and reports which are gathered from all across the world.