Monday, March 8, 2021 – Beginning today, NBC News NOW, the 24/7 streaming service from NBC News, will add additional live streaming hours from 12-2pm ET Monday through Friday, anchored by Aaron Gilchrist. Programming will cover the latest national and international news of the day, drawing on the legacy and expertise of NBC’s best-in-class journalism, bringing together content and talent from across the business to provide deeply journalistic and original content with on-the-ground coverage and updates in real time.

Gilchrist, a former anchor for WRC-TV’s “News4 Today” in Washington, DC, will be joined by NOW correspondents and NBC News reporters from across the country and around the world to bring viewers the latest news stories, keeping them informed and empowering them during these turbulent times.

NBC News NOW has grown tremendously since early 2020, now reaching more than 25 million viewers each month, with nearly than 90 million total views and 35 million hours watched monthly. 

Andre Brooks is the executive producer for NBC News NOW Live, anchored by Aaron Gilchrist.  Janelle Rodriguez is SVP, NBC Nightly News, NBC News Now & Breaking News Specials.

“With NBC News NOW’s continued growth, we’re thrilled to be able to expand programming during the day to reach an even larger streaming audience,” said Janelle Rodriguez. “We are meeting viewers demands for deeply journalistic, original programming, combined with premium quality production, that keeps users engaged and coming back for more.”

This programming is the newest addition to the streaming service’s growing slate of programming, including Morning News NOW, Chuck Todd’s weekly show – Meet The Press Reports and Alison Morris’ weekday afternoon show. NBC News NOW also hosts various special reports, with recent programming including Can You Hear Us Now?, Planet 2020, Are You Better Off?, Pride & Protest and more.

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


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.


For more information, contact:

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


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