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CBS News: Live Breaking News

by CBS Interactive
Who Needs Cable
Who Needs Cable

CBS News brings award-winning journalism to Apple TV

FREE in the App Store

CBS, like ABC and NBC, is one of the "Big 3" news outlets. Thanks to this app, you can experience it 24/7 on your Apple TV.

Who Needs Cable. Cut the cable cord because much like the NBC app, CBS news brings all their awesome content to the Apple TV. CBS News, CBSN Live, Shows and Topics are easily scrollable at the top of the app. Pick form the list to see tons of videos ready to click and play. They even have live coverage. Yes, you can watch what's on right now. You can watch previously aired, as well as specific live interviews and updates. It's a great way to stay up-to-date with the news without having to pay for cable television.

Who Needs Cable

What is it about?

If you grew up with CBS News, you're going to love this app. Offering video and text, this is a must-have app for those of a certain again.

For those who...

  • You like traditional news
  • Like CBS News programming
  • Don't like customizing your news

Not for those who...

  • You dislike "Big 3" journalism
  • Want customization
  • Want some different

Why we love it

Nothing unique here. CBS News tells you the latest news in a format that is familar.

App Details

Last updated
October 30, 2020
Release date
October 13, 2009
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App Store Description

The CBS News app brings free, live, 24/7 streaming breaking news and analysis to your iPhone, Apple TV and iPad -- no login or authentication required. Whether you’re looking for national news, local updates or entertainment and sports coverage, the CBS News app has you covered.

With the CBS News app, you can:
• Live-stream breaking news, analysis and original reporting from CBSN, the free, live, 24/7 streaming video news service from CBS News
• Get free, live, local news coverage from CBSN’s nine local streams: Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Dallas - Ft. Worth, Denver, Los Angeles, Minnesota, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
• Watch exclusive interviews, in-depth reporting and features on-demand from CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Face the Nation, CBS This Morning: Saturday, and Sunday Morning
• Subscribe to push alerts for breaking news updates, live events and exclusive reporting
• Deep-dive into key issues driving the national conversation with CBSN Originals documentaries
• Read the latest U.S. news, politics and finance reporting from
• Stream sports and entertainment coverage via ET Live and Sports HQ

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