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“LX NEWS NEW YORK” PREMIERES ON NBCLX

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Hosted by NBC 4 New York Digital Reporter Kay Angrum and produced by WNBC, “LX News New York” gives Tri-State audiences a daily roundup of the news and community stories happening around them

DALLAS-FORT WORTH & NEW YORK – (January 19, 2021) – NBCLX, NBC and Telemundo owned stations’ new network designed for Adults 18-45 has launched “LX News New York,” a six-minute news brief that is available for New York audiences during the network’s presentation of “LX News” on weekdays. LX News New York is hosted by NBC 4 New York’s Kay Angrum (@KayAngrum) host of WNBC’s popular daily Instagram news show “Listen Up.”

“NBCLX is at the forefront of storytelling for a new generation of news consumers, in New York and across the country. We are thrilled to bring WNBC’s successful approach and unique sensibility to our Tri-State audience,” said Benjamin Berkowitz, Vice President of Digital for NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47.

“The launch of ‘LX News New York’ represents an important inflection point for our network’s growth following the launch of our very own news program a little over six months ago,” said Meredith McGinn, SVP of NBCLX. “WNBC was one of the first NBC stations to successfully experiment with their storytelling approach to reach new audiences and I’m excited to usher in a new era for NBCLX with the introduction of NBC 4 New York’s local news briefings. I look forward for more briefings to launch on NBCLX in the coming months across other NBC owned station markets.”

Audiences in the New York DMA can watch LX News New York’s six-minute briefing during NBCLX’s presentation of LX News every Monday to Friday at 8am, 9am, 8pm and 9pm. Click here to access NBCLX's programming schedule.

Where to Watch LX News New York

  • Linear TV: Over-the-air 4.3
  • OTT: Through the NBC 4 New York app on Roku and AppleTV
  • Mobile: NBC 4 New York app
  • Cable: Blue Ridge 88, Optimum 146, RCN 312, Service Electric 910, Xfinity 235 & 1172 and Verizon FIOS 461

LX News is NBCLX’s live news program that launched on June 1, 2020 and features a new storytelling approach to news that is personal, inspiring, thought-provoking and community focused. NBCLX also features programming from Jukin Media, Tastemade, The Dodo, Storytelling Spotlights from The New York Times video journalists and eSports entertainment programming from ESR 24/7 eSports Channel.

NBCLX offers opportunities for local and national advertising through its dedicated digital site and social channels and through its over-the-air linear TV and streaming network. The NBCLX ad model features fewer and shorter commercial breaks, to help meet key audience’s changing expectations.

About NBCLX
NBCLX or ‘Local X’ is NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ new TV and streaming network that serves adults 18-45. NBCLX’s innovative storytelling approach to news is personal, inspiring and empowers audiences to take part in the conversation. The network delivers more than 20 hours of local news and original programming each week through “LX News,” and features fan-favorite shows 1st Look, George To The Rescue and Open House, as well as programming from various content partners. Audiences everywhere can watch NBCLX’s stories, programs and the live channel feed on LX.com (no login required), on linear TV in 43 U.S.-based TV markets, on Xfinity, Cox Cable, Optimum, Spectrum, and Verizon systems in select markets, on Peacock and Roku platforms for U.S. audiences, through Apple TV, YouTube TV and Fubo TV through the NBC owned station apps, and on mobile web through the NBC owned station apps (click on the ‘NBCLX’ tab). For more information about NBCLX and to check local listings, visit LX.com. Follow on social @NBCLX #NBCLX.

About NBC 4 New York / WNBC
NBC 4 New York is the flagship station of the NBC Owned Television Station group. Serving the New York Tri-State area with an unparalleled commitment to broadcast excellence for 75 years, the station’s news and information is available across multiple platforms including linear, OTT, digital, mobile, social and cable platforms. The station features the I-Team, New York’s largest investigative reporting team as well as Storm Team 4, the station’s trusted weather team which uses the most accurate and the most powerful weather technology available including StormTracker 4, the only commercial high-frequency S-Band dual polarization fixed Doppler weather radar operating in the Northeast. WNBC’s other programming outlets include COZI TV, the station’s multicast channel, and out-of-home platforms including TV screens in taxi cabs, elevators and aboard New York-New Jersey PATH trains. For more information about NBC 4 New York, visit NBCNewYork.com.

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