Newsmax TV is a United States cable news channel that is owned by Newsmax Media. As of September 2016, Newsmax TV is received through cable, DTV affiliates and online platform streaming.
The live stream of the channel is also available for free online. The channel primarily broadcasts from Newsmax’s New York studio near Bryant Park, carrying a news/talk format during the day and acquired documentaries and films at night.
The channel was created by American journalist and Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy. It launched on June 16, 2014 to 35 million cable subscribers through DirecTV and Dish Network. As of July 1st 2017, the network reaches approximately 40 million homes.
Newsmax TV has generally been described as conservative, broadcasting many programs hosted by conservative media personalities. Other conservative-leaning competition includes Fox News Channel, One America News Network and TheBlaze.
In May 2014, American news organization Newsmax Media announced that it had signed a distribution deal with DirecTV and would launch a national television news channel to compete directly with CNN, Fox News Channel, and other American news networks.
It was launched to provide independent news with a “mainstream conservative tilt” while offering a balanced perspective and being open to all points of view. In addition to politics, Newsmax TV would also provide a full range of informational programming and lifestyle content in the areas of health, finance, and personal well-being.
The channel was launched on June 16, 2014. It initially carried live programming from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, with more programming to be added.
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