NBC NEWS NOW EXPANDS STREAMING PROGRAMMING WITH LAUNCH OF MORNING SHOW, ANCHORED BY JOE FRYER AND SAVANNAH SELLERS

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October 5, 2020 – NBC News NOW, the 24/7 streaming service from NBC News, will begin hosting a morning show, covering the latest news and headlines of the day, including national and international news, politics, business, consumer stories and more. Morning News NOW will begin streaming next week from 7-11am ET Monday through Friday, on Peacock, YouTube TV, Fubo, Xumo, Pluto, and NBC News’ OTT apps on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV.

NBC News correspondent Joe Fryer and NBC News correspondent and co-host of NBC Stay Tuned Savannah Sellers will co-host the morning show. The anchors will provide smart, engaging and trustworthy context to the most important stories driving the day’s news. They will be joined by our NBC News reporters from across the country and around the world to take viewers into the field, informing and empowering the audience during these turbulent times.

NBC News NOW provides a new kind of news product for a rising generation of news consumers, offering well-informed original news content and deeply journalistic reporting from across NBC News’ portfolio of brands. Content includes hourly live updates, breaking news reporting, in-depth features, interviews with political and influential figures and behind-the-scenes looks at some of the most important stories from around the world.

NBC News NOW’s success allows us to expand its programming and continue bringing more streaming content to new viewers,” said Janelle Rodriguez, SVP of editorial for NBC News. “This audience is hungry for smart and trustworthy news and we’re looking forward to meeting that demand with this new morning show.”

Kelly Daniel is the executive producer for Morning News NOW. Joey Cole executive produces the evening programming. Janelle Rodriguez, SVP of Editorial for NBC News, is the executive-in-charge of programming for NBC News NOW.

Since launching in 2019, NBC News NOW has grown to an average of more than 10 million unique viewers and more than 10 million hours watched each month, according to comscore. The launch of Morning News NOW is the newest addition to the streaming service’s growing slate of programming, including Chuck Todd’s weekly show – Meet The Press Reports – streaming every Thursday, and Alison Morris’ weekday afternoon show. NBC News NOW also hosts various special reports, with recent programming including Can You Hear Us Now?, Pride & Protest, Planet 2020, Decisión 2020 and more.

NBC News NOW is available as a channel on Peacock, YouTube TV, Fubo, Xumo, Pluto, and NBC News’ OTT apps on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV.

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About NBC News:

More Americans watch NBC News than any news organization in the world. Its leading and award-winning television news broadcasts include TODAYNBC Nightly News with Lester HoltMeet the Press with Chuck Todd and Dateline NBC. Additionally, NBC News produces Third Hour of TODAYTODAY with Hoda and Jenna and Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist, as well as primetime specials and breaking news reports. The rapidly-growing NBC News Digital Group, including its streaming news service NBC News NOW, along with the SiriusXM TODAY Show Radio channel, provides continuous content to consumers wherever they are, whenever they want it. NBC News also operates NBC News Studios, a new unit producing premium documentaries, docuseries, select scripted programming, and content for emerging platforms, and the NBC NewsChannel affiliate news service.

NBC News is part of the NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast Corporation. For more information about NBCUniversal, please visit www.NBCUniversal.com.

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For more information, contact:

Emily Passer
NBC News
m: (646) 315-4893
e: Emily.Passer@nbcuni.com

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