Apple adds CBS News channel to Apple TV

“CBS News today announced the launch of a new ad-supported digital streaming news network, making the service available on the CBSNews.com website, CBS News apps for Windows and Windows Phone, and various connected television platforms,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors. “While the Apple TV was not announced as one of those platforms, a CBS News channel is indeed just debuted on Apple’s set-top box.”

“Beyond the live coverage with simulcasts of breaking news,” Slivka reports, “the new channel offers a variety of supplemental on-demand content from sources such as CBS affiliates, CNET, CBS Sports, Entertainment Tonight, and more.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

15 Comments

  1. Still waiting for a la carte internet based subscription AppleTV – e.g. each channel choice is $2.99 per month; allow user to add or delete choices at will; package deals, etc.

      1. Good point, I guess that’s one if the important reasons we all got tv’s in the first place. Escape from CBS Evening Lies with Damn Blather…or whoever the current jackass is reading the teleprompter,

  2. Why are we interested in CBS (Complete BS) at all? I can’t stand any US based ‘news’. I would rather watch European or even Canadian news or perhaps Al Jazeera. I am so tired of sensationalistic tabloid style ‘news’ and propaganda.

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