Sky News to launch on WIN Network across Australia

• Sky News on WIN will give free-to-air viewers a taste of the premium Sky News offering available on Foxtel

WIN will have a new dedicated 24-hour news channel through Sky News from September 2. The channel will launch at 6pm in northern NSW on Channel 53 and on Channel 83 across all other WIN areas.

For the first time, more Australians can watch award-winning Sky News national affairs programming featuring the country’s leading commentators and political insiders including Paul Murray, David Speers, Andrew Bolt, Laura Jayes, Kieran Gilbert, Ashleigh Gillon, Peta Credlin and Alan Jones.

Sky News on WIN will give free-to-air viewers a taste of the premium Sky News offering available on Foxtel, with programs including Credlin, The Bolt Report, Outsiders, Jones & Co, Richo, Politics HQ, Paul Murray Live and Kenny on Sunday.

The channel lineup will also feature leading political programs Speers, Speers on Sunday and AM Agenda, as well as live coverage of Question Time during parliamentary sitting weeks.

The team of meteorologists and reporters from Sky News Weather will bring the latest regional weather updates, while the team at Fox Sports News will provide sports news coverage.

Weekdays from 6am-8:30am on Sky News on WIN, Sky News anchor Jaynie Seal will present a new breakfast program Headline News. It will simulcast on WIN Channel 008/080 and Sky News Weather, Foxtel Channel 603.

Warren Mundine will host a second season of Mundine Means Business highlighting the success and entrepreneurship of Australia’s indigenous communities.

Sky News on WIN will broadcast in 30 markets across the latter’s regional network throughout Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, and statewide across Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory.

Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO, Australian News Channel, said: “We are excited to announce our program lineup for Sky News on WIN including the launch of Headline News, which will provide viewers with a snapshot of the news they need to know for the day ahead featuring, for the first time in a breakfast show, content from across regional Australia thanks to the resources of WIN News.”

Andrew Lancaster, WIN Network CEO, said: “Sky News on WIN is a great addition to WIN Network and we are very excited about the lineup of news programs and expert commentators that viewers in regional Australia will now enjoy. Headline News will be simulcast on WIN’s main channel as well as Sky News on WIN, which will provide our viewers with a live breakfast news program with a focus on regional issues.”

Only on Foxtel will viewers be able to access the full suite of Sky News content, including five live 24/7 Sky News channels and the dedicated Fox Sports News channel, also available on the go with the Foxtel app and as part of the news offering on Foxtel’s streaming service, Foxtel Now.

Sky News on WIN – Program schedule overview

• Sky News Weather (Every day live at 5am)
• Fox Sports News (Every day at live 5:30am)
• Headline News with Jaynie Seal (Weekdays live at 6am)
• AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert (Weekdays live at 8:30am)
• Live Now with Ashleigh Gillon (Monday-Wednesday live at 10am); with Tom Connell (Thursday and Friday live at 10am)
• All Australian News (Weekdays at 11am)
• Fox Sports News (Every day live at 12pm)
• Speers with David Speers (Monday-Thursday live at 4pm)
• The Friday Show with Rita Panahi (Friday live at 4pm)
• Fox Sports News (Monday-Friday live at 5pm)
• Credlin with Peta Credlin (Weeknights live at 6pm)
• The Bolt Report with Andrew Bolt (Weeknights live at 7pm)
• Outsiders with Ross Cameron and Rowan Dean (Monday and Thursday live at 8pm, Sunday live at 9am)
• Jones & Co with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin (Tuesday live at 8pm)
• Richo with Graham Richardson (Wednesday live at 8pm)
• Politics HQ with Nicholas Reece (Friday live at 8pm)
• Paul Murray Live with Paul Murray (Sunday-Thursday live from 9pm-10pm)
• Hardgrave with Gary Hardgrave (Friday live at 9pm)
• Fox Sports News live rolling coverage (Saturday from 5:30am)
• Speers on Sunday with David Speers (Sunday live at 8am)
• Mundine Means Business with Warren Mundine (Sunday at 5pm)
• The Adam Giles Show with Adam Giles (Sunday live at 6pm)
• Kenny on Sunday with Chris Kenny (Sunday live at 7pm)
• Heads Up with Janine Perrett (Monday-Thursday live at 11pm) and Peter Gleeson (Friday live at 11pm)

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