Facebook announces another batch of funded US news programs

Previously announced shows from news publishers include ABC News, CNN, Fox News and more.

Facebook has announced the first batch of funded news programs on Facebook Watch will launch next Monday July 16.

The previously announced shows from news publishers include ABC News, CNN, Fox News, Mic, Quartz, and Univision.

Facebook has now announced another slate of funded shows from news publishers that will premiere in the months and weeks ahead and includes:

ABC Owned Stations’ More in Common – a weekly series that will showcase the bridges being built between people of various races, religions, genders and backgrounds in cities and towns across America.

Bloomberg’s At What Cost? – a weekly series that takes the week’s biggest headlines and explains how they will impact people’s finances and their future.

BuzzFeed News’s Profile – a new, weekly interview show hosted by Audie Cornish of NPR’s All Things Considered. Recorded in front of a live studio audience, the show will feature a different newsmaker each week, giving viewers a chance to hear from the biggest names in politics, tech, business, and entertainment.

McClatchy’s The War Within – a show that chronicles the lives of retired veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, who are helping their brothers and sisters in arms cope with the myriad effects of war.

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