Starting this Sunday, 4th December, ABC News24 is launching live simulcasts of Al Jazeera Newshour beginning at 5.00am (AEDT).
Newshour is Al Jazeera’s flagship daily news program and ABC News24 will be simulcasting the two premier editions of the program seven nights a week, at 2.00am and 5.00am (AEDT).
The combination of Al Jazeera and BBC news on ABC News24 will give viewers live coverage of international news as it breaks throughout the night.
Al Jazeera Newshour provides live, breaking and in-depth news from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas drawing on the strength of the Al Jazeera worldwide network.
“The Al Jazeera Newshour is another welcome addition to the ABC News24 schedule, giving viewers access to the most up-to-date news from around the world,” said ABC News24 Controller Gaven Morris.
The ABC News24 overnight schedule from our international broadcast news partners will be:
01:00 – 01:30: BBC News
02:00 – 03:00: Al Jazeera Newshour
03:00 – 03:30: BBC News
05:00 – 06:00: Al Jazeera Newshour