The Weather Channel bets on streaming local news

The Weather Channel is betting that as the TV industry loosens the bundle, it can be the go-to source for distributors seeking cheap local news content. Earlier this year, the company launched Local Now, an ad-free streaming local news channel. It’s currently available on Sling TV as part of the web-TV service’s core $20 monthly bundle, which also offers channels like ESPN, AMC and CNN.Read the full article