Money Never Sleeps: BNN Gives Viewers a Jump on the Business Day with a New 6 a.m. ET Start
— May 18, 2017
– Earlier start time allows Canadian business leaders and investors alike to get a jump on the business news of day with expanded two-hour edition of THE STREET with Paul Bagnell –
TORONTO (May 18, 2017) – With more and more business news breaking early in the morning and key decision makers relying on news earlier than ever, Business News Network (BNN) is getting a fresh jump on the business day, starting the live broadcast day an hour earlier at 6 a.m. ET/ 3 a.m. PT, every weekday beginning Tuesday, May 23. Kicking the day off is an expanded THE STREET, hosted by veteran business journalist Paul Bagnell, airing weekdays from 6 - 8 a.m.ET, leading in to BUSINESS DAY and the rest of the regular BNN schedule.
Taking advantage of the early start for the BNN newsroom, BNN.ca and the BNN GO app will also be updated with breaking news even earlier in the morning. The popular BNN Daily Chase newsletter will be in subscriber inboxes by 7 a.m. ET, a full two hours earlier than before. It will be updated throughout the morning on BNN.ca, giving users a concise and insightful set up to their business day.
“From breaking news as it happens, to securing exclusive interviews with top business leaders, and being the first site with free real-time Canadian stock quotes, BNN is obsessed with being first,” said Grant Ellis, General Manager, BNN. “This shift will allow us to get our viewers up-to-the-second business news – on their TVs, computers, and smartphones – even earlier than before.”
Attracting 71% of the total audience for all-business television news channels in Canada, BNN averages 2.5 times more audience than its two U.S.-focused rivals combined. BNN reaches nearly 1.7 million Canadians each month on television and more than half a million on various digital platforms.*
The new BNN weekday live broadcast schedule is as follows:
Source: Numeris, 8/29/2016 to 4/30/2017, P2+. BNN, Bloomberg TV Canada, CNBC, final data. ComScore, Sep 2016 – Mar 2017.
BNN – Business News Network is Canada’s first English-language television and digital service devoted to helping Canadians invest, build their businesses, and protect their families’ financial well-being. Along with 12 hours of market coverage, regular news updates, and direct access to the country’s top financial minds, the network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE, and NASDAQ. BNN delivers real-time content across market-leading digital platforms including up-to-the-minute business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analysis online at BNN.ca. Listen to BNN business news reports in syndication on Bell Media Radio and other participating radio stations. BNN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.