News channels have undergone a huge amount of change during the last number of years. Some news programs have gone onto changing their formats, look and have brought in more attractive, intelligent and witty news presenters to acheive more viewership and garner more revenues. The traditional 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 gotten this element of sensuality a step further and it 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. This program is arranged in Toronto and it 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 irrespective 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 first anchor of Naked News was Victoria Sinclair who, during those times was the only anchor for the show and presented every one of the segments including weather, sports, entertainment etc. As the show gained popularity, the numbers of anchors increased and presently consists of eight female presenters and additionally have guest anchors featuring at the same time. 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 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 site became a paid one. Again in 2008 two segments of the show can be viewed for free.
Naked News launched Naked New Japan in 2006, in colaboration with eGalaxy and Sunrise Corp. eGalaxy was the owner of Naked News and Sunrise Corp was a seller of services and goods over the web. Naked News Japans presenters don’t 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 with the launch of Naked News Italia in 2008.
Naked news presenters have been very popular and also have been featured in a number of tv shows including 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 also been featured in several newspapers and magazines such as Playboy and TV Guide.
To turn into a member of Naked News you have to be above eighteen years of age and get access to a daily feed of features, news and reports which are gathered from all across the world.