The Hill TV Bows as A Nexstar OTT Offering


GOP-aligned Capitol Hill publication The Hill, today owned by Nexstar Media Group, has launched a streaming channel.

It marks the political news brand’s first foray into OTT and “builds upon The Hill’s success as an essential, agenda-setting read for lawmakers, policymakers and influential digital consumers from Capitol Hill to Main Street.”

Introducing The Hill TV. It boasts a programming line-up that includes:

• Morning program Rising
• Extended exclusives and interviews with lawmakers, policy influencers, and business leaders about hot-button issues and pending legislation
• Summits and policy roundtables from The Hill’s thought leadership events per year,
convening expert voices on the biggest challenges facing our country
• Thematic series such as Changing America, which uniquely explores timely topics including respect, sustainability, resilience, and well-being
• Local political programs, including highlights from Sunday talk shows produced by Nexstar stations in top markets

“The Hill’s objective is to bring free, trusted, and non-biased information about politics and policy to more Americans,” explained Jason Jedlinski, General Manager of The Hill. “In a time of increasing polarization and diminishing trust in media, we’re proud to provide a clear alternative for news and information to viewers, and a powerful opportunity to advertisers.”

The Hill TV recently debuted on global streaming platform Plex. Viewers can watch The Hill TV by downloading the Plex app or watch now in a web browser.

“Our mission is to have the best free-to-watch live TV channel lineup available today with content and brands that appeal to large and diverse audiences,” said Shawn Eldridge, Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Content at Plex. “By adding a partner like Nexstar Digital with The Hill TV live channel, and its unmatched reputation for delivering premium unbiased news and content, we’re one step closer to achieving our goal.”