America Now

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America Now
America Now Logo.jpg
Genre Newsmagazine
Presented by Leeza Gibbons
Bill Rancic
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Raycom Media
ITV Studios America
Distributor Trifecta Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel First-run syndication
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run October 30, 2010 (2010-10-30) – September 5, 2014 (2014-09-05)
External links
Website

America Now was a daily television magazine program hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, featuring "news you can really use" on lifestyle topics such as health, diet, family and pets. The program, which aired Monday through Friday, was produced by ITV Studios America. America Now was broadcast across the United States on stations owned by Raycom Media and was airing via syndication in other markets around the country.

Production[edit]

The show utilized material from television stations owned by Raycom Media and original demonstrations from experts on various topics.[1] The show first aired on October 30, 2010. During the first season, the program was one hour in length and only aired weekends on Raycom Media stations.

On September 12, 2011, the second season premiered with Gibbons joining Rancic[2] as the show began airing Monday through Friday in two 30-minute episodes generally run back to back.

On March 9, 2012, ITV Studios and Raycom Media announced that America Now had been renewed through the 2012-13 season.[3]

On February 18, 2014, Raycom Media announced that the fourth season of America Now would be its last.[4]

On September 5, 2014, the final show aired.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raycom Repurposing With a Purpose". Broadcasting & Cable. September 27, 2010. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Raycom Media site news section". Raycom Media. June 8, 2011. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  3. ^ Syndicated Newsmagazine ‘America Now’ Renewed For Third Season, Deadline, March 9, 2012.
  4. ^ Raycom Says No More 'America Now' Kevin Downey, TVNewsCheck, February 18, 2014

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