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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

3.3.1 (13)
Last updated
June 6, 2022
Release date
October 13, 2009
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CBS News is your trusted source for breaking news and in-depth reporting on the issues shaping your world.

The CBS News app features:
• The 24/7 CBS News live stream with anchored coverage, up-to-the-minute reporting, and news conferences and hearings on major issues of the day - no cable subscription needed.
• Full episodes and on-demand clips from “60 Minutes,” “48 Hours,” “CBS Mornings,” “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Saturday Morning,” “CBS Sunday Morning” and “Face the Nation.”
• Push notifications driving to breaking news, live events and other high-interest topics.
• The latest business stories and analysis from MoneyWatch.
• Immersive documentaries that deep-dive into topics driving the global conversation.

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