NewsWatch started broadcasting in March 1990 and is an award winning program that features a large array of content, from entertainment to breaking medical and government news, as well as public service announcements. It primarily focused on financial news, but it expanded throughout the 1990s and shifted towards a more TV news magazine format
The show is hosted by Susan Bridges alongside Michelle Ison and Andrew Tropeano, and as of May 2018 NewsWatched aired over 1,250 episodes during its 28 year run. With a running time of 30 minutes, each episode is packed with reports from remote places throughout the United States, as well as segments introducing individual stories and product reviews. The show also built relationships with many organizations over the years, including big corporations such as SONY, Intel and Audi.
Broadcasting weekly from its location in Washington DC, NewsWatch also became known for its celebrity interviews. Along the years, the show conducted interviews with over 650 celebrities. The long list of stars that have made an appearance on the program includes Will Smith, Dwayne Johnson, Mila Kunis and many more.
Due to the quality of its programming, the show has been the proud winner of multiple awards for excellence in 30-minute television programming during its run. NewsWatch won both Platinum and Gold for the Marcom Award and ‘Excellence’ for the Videographer Award, these ranking among the most prestigious awards that can be won for Television-Broadcast and Cable. The national 2017 Videographer Award and the Silver Telly Award are also on the list of recognitions won by NewsWatch, as a result of their quality entertainment programming.
NewsWatch TV airs on AMC Network and on ION Network in the United States, each edition reaching over 96 million household throughout the nation. With a staff that offers decades of broadcasting experience, the show became one of the most successful news magazine on television.