ABC NEWS LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Site to Feature Programming from All Shows and Platforms, Including "World News,"
"GMA," "Nightline," "This Week," "Primetime" and "20/20"
ABC News announced today the launch of its branded channel on YouTube, youtube.com/ABCNEWS, featuring short form news content. The channel will include breaking news as it happens, highlights from newsmaker interviews, as well as ABC News programming from morning to night -- including "Good Morning America," "World News with Charles Gibson," "Nightline," "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," "20/20" and "Primetime" limited series.
"We look forward to expanding our online audience for ABC News reporting on our new YouTube channel," said David Westin, president, ABC News. "ABC News audiences will now be able to watch us on one of the top video portals on the Internet."
Additionally, the ABC News Channel on YouTube will host "Quick Fix," a web-exclusive program from ABCNEWS.com with a daily dose of wit and occasionally wisdom, featuring ABC News correspondents Bill Weir, Juju Chang, John Berman, Dan Harris and ESPN's John Anderson. The site will include programming from the network's digital channel ABC News NOW such as "Amplified," a weekly indie rock show anchored by Dan Harris. The channel will also have behind-the-scenes footage from ABC News shows and viral video clips such as the "Good Morning America Clip of the Day."
ABOUT ABC NEWS DIGITAL
ABC News Digital Media Group includes ABCNEWS.com; ABC News NOW; ABC News Mobile; ABC News Productions; ABC News International; and VideoSource, ABC News' library of historic news events dating back to 1963. ABCNEWS.com is the 24-hour online news service of ABC News launched in May 1997 and is consistently ranked among the top news sites. ABC News NOW is a 24-hour digital network that offers a wide range of live and on-demand programming and is available on cable, broadband and mobile platforms. ABC News is available anytime, anywhere on your mobile device: m.abcnews.com and on the iPhone.