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ABC News launches on Apple TV with live and local content
ABC News launches on Apple TV with live and local content

ABC News is launching an online video programming service via Apple TV. The Apple TV app features both live news content as well as video clips from ABC News shows such as "World News Tonight" and "Good Morning America." Users will also have access to ABC's news archives. Users of ABC News on Apple TV will not need a pay-TV subscription to access the platform. This differs from Disney's other apps for Apple TV, which include WatchESPN for sports and Watch ABC for entertainment and news programming. Both of those apps require a pay-TV subscription. The creation of a news app on Apple TV for non-cable or satellite subscribers is part of an effort to reach...

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