Newsy continues linear TV expansion, adding full slate of news programming to Philo

Newsy continues linear TV expansion, adding full slate of news programming to
                                    Philo

The Newsy channel will be available on Philo's streaming TV service just in
time for the highly-anticipated 2020 election

PR Newswire

CINCINNATI, Oct. 13, 2020

CINCINNATI, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued expansion
across over-the-top and pay TV platforms, Newsy has added its full slate of
news programming to Philo, the nation's fastest-growing live and on-demand
streaming service.

Newsy (PRNewsfoto/The E.W. Scripps Company)

Philo subscribers now have access to Newsy's up-to-the-minute news coverage
and its full lineup of live shows including "Morning Rush" and "Newsy
Tonight," and can stream live coverage of key moments this election year such
as the presidential debates.

Newsy joins Philo's lineup of more than 60 channels, available to subscribers
for $20 per month. In addition to streaming their favorite shows, all Philo
subscribers can now watch news coverage from Newsy live from anywhere in the
U.S. on most web browsers, mobile and TV streaming devices including Apple TV,
FireTV and Roku and via Chromecast functionality on Android devices.

"Access to news and information is more important than ever, so we're thrilled
to be able to bring Newsy to more than 750,000 engaged Philo customers," said
Blake Sabatinelli, CEO for Newsy. "Our approach to the news empowers viewers
with straightforward reporting that informs instead of influencing — giving
the context and perspective viewers won't find elsewhere."

"With the presidential election less than a month away, Philo is excited to
add Newsy to our news offerings and our growing list of more than 60
channels," said Mike Keyserling, COO and head of programming at Philo. "The
network's focus on providing straightforward, opinion free news coverage is a
perfect fit for Philo customers, who span every region and political
affiliation in the United States."

Newsy, the leading cross-platform national news network, has distribution
agreements covering nearly 40 million pay TV subscribers and is a leader in
over-the-top television. Newsy's app is available on every major connected TV
device, gaming console and smart TV as well as most OTT content aggregators
and virtual MVPDs.

For Newsy's full programming lineup, visit newsy.com/tv-schedule/. Newsy is a
wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).

About Newsy
Newsy is the leading cross-platform television news network that provides
straightforward, opinion-free news to inform and engage by delivering the top
stories across every platform. Its content is available on pay TV on connected
TV platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast as
well as over-the-top services including YouTube TV, Sling TV, Pluto TV, Xumo,
Samsung TV+ and Vizio WatchFree. Newsy also is available via its mobile apps
and at newsy.com. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps
Company (NASDAQ: SSP).

About Philo
Inspired by Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of electronic television, Philo
was created to build a better TV experience. The company started in the
college market and is now available nationwide, offering subscribers dozens of
top-rated television channels for a low monthly subscription. In addition to
being the first entertainment-focused streaming TV service, Philo offers live
TV, unlimited DVR, on-demand, and content from top programmers all available
on Android devices and Android TV, Fire Tablets and Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV,
iOS/iPad, Roku, and PC/Mac web browsers, with more options to come. Philo is
based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Cambridge, MA. For more
information, visit philo.com.

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SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company

Contact: Kari Wethington, The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3763,
[email protected]; Camille Schmidt, Philo, 415 308-7723,
[email protected]

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