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Apps For News Junkies

Apps For News Junkies

You know who you are. You're the type of person who can't get enough of taking in the news from around the world. With these Apple TV apps, the news comes to you in various video and text formats.

Reuters TV: Video News

Watch international news on your schedule

Reuters TV: Video News
News to Fit Your Lifestyle

For those who want to be in the know according to their schedule.

This is a great app for news junkies that enjoy learning more about the world through video. Because of its customization tools, you only see the type of news that interests you. Best of all, you decide when fresh news is delivered each day and for how long.

Why we love it

The customization tools make this a great choice for those who want to get past the type of news they really don't want to know about. You can choose between 10, 15 or 30 minute news increments making it perfect for any lifestyle.

For those who...

  • Like news video
  • Want customized news on your own schedule
  • Like international news

Not for those who...

  • You rather read your news
  • Want to know everything that is happening in the world
  • Enjoy other news outlets more
Sling TV – Live and On Demand

Watch live TV or on-demand shows on Apple TV with an easy-to-use app containing tons of options.

Sling TV – Live and On Demand
My TV

For those looking for an alternative to standard television services.

Sling TV is a solid option for watching the shows, sporting events, and channels you love on your iPhone or iPad. But, now you can check out Sling TV for your Apple TV making your favorite live television and on-demand shows only a click away.

Why we love it

Sling TV on Apple TV is a great alternative to traditional television services. The app is clean, crisp, and simple to use. The channel and show options are extensive with something for everyone in the house.

For those who...

  • You want an alternative TV option
  • You love easy access to your favorite shows any time

Not for those who...

  • You prefer your current TV provider
  • You are not interested in a paid service
Haystack TV News – Watch Live, Local & World News

Haystack TV has you covered

Haystack TV News – Watch Live, Local & World News
Customizable News

Want a curated news experience? Check out Haystack TV

Haystack TV is whatever you want it to be. Just set it up with your preferred categories of news and then watch it get video news of topics that you'd like to see. Over time, the app gets smarter and gives you better results depending on your preferences and likes. Haystack TV covers all types of news and even has fun extras like late night talk shows and movie trailers. Just decide the type of news you want to see, and then sit back and relax.

Why we love it

We really enjoy this app for its variety. Yes, you'll see the important stuff. But you'll also see fun content too.

For those who...

  • Like a curated news experience.
  • You don't want a hard sell.
  • You enjoy fun news too.

Not for those who...

  • You want news from bigger sources.
  • You are a traditionalist.
CBS News - Watch Free Live Breaking News

CBS News brings award-winning journalism to Apple TV

CBS News - Watch Free Live Breaking News
Who Needs Cable

For those who like traditional news.

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.

Why we love it

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

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
ABC News - US & World News + Live Video

ABC News, for the true news junkie

ABC News - US & World News + Live Video
Local news from Anywhere

Like traditional news? You've come to the right place.

ABC News offers video and text from each of its news properties. Timely, informative, and familiar, ABC News is for folks looking for traditional news on a new-generation device, the Apple TV.

Why we love it

There's nothing unique here, but that is the point. If you grew up watching the 6:30 national news, this is definitely the app worth considering.

For those who...

  • You are a traditional news junkie
  • Love ABC News
  • Want to see the big picture

Not for those who...

  • You dislike ABC News
  • You don't like traditional news
  • You want to customize your ​news
Newsreel RSS

It's like Pocket for your Apple TV

Newsreel RSS
RSS on the TV

For those looking for news to read about now or later.

Newsreel brings RSS feed reading to your TV. Catch up on your favorite blogs and news sites in a variety of categories: tech, design, politics, science, food and more.

Why we love it

This is an easy app for news junkies looking for headlines to consume, now or later.

For those who...

  • True news junkies
  • Folks who like to read their news
  • Like newspaper-like formats

Not for those who...

  • Rather watch your news
  • Like more exciting interfaces
  • Reading news on Apple TV?
Watchup: Daily News Video Stream

Because there's always time for news

Watchup: Daily News Video Stream
Select The News You Want

For news junkies without a lot of time on their hands.

Watchup offers a customized news-watching experience. Just decide the type of news you like and how much time you've got. Let Watchup does the rest.

Why we love it

We really like the Watchup interface and ease of use. This is a great way to watch your news each day.

For those who...

  • You like customized news
  • Are dedicated to watching news each day
  • Like your news at certain times of the day

Not for those who...

  • You can't commit to a regular schedule
  • Rather not watch video
  • Doesn't want to customize ​news
NBC News

News as you like it

NBC News
NBC On Demand

For those who like to get their news from one of the traditional outlets.

NBC, alongside CBS and ABC, is one of the traditional news outlets in the United States. This official app brings its content to a digital audience.

Why we love it

If you're already watching NBC News on your television, using this app is really a no-brainer.

For those who...

  • You love NBC News
  • Want traditional news offerings
  • Like old school

Not for those who...

  • You want more customization
  • Dislike traditional news-gathering
  • Want something fresh