Trifecta Entertainment & Media On Board for America Now


BURBANK: Raycom Media and ITV Studios America have teamed with Trifecta Entertainment & Media to distribute America Now, a syndicated daily newsmagazine show.

Trifecta will start selling the program next year and will also manage all national advertising sales.

Co-hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, America Now is broadcast in 45 markets. The show, which airs on weekdays, is currently in its third season.

"We are pleased to welcome Trifecta to the America Now team," remarked Paul McTear, the president and CEO of Raycom Media. "Season after season, this show continues to deliver great content,­ interesting stories from Leeza and Bill in the field, compelling news from around the country and practical tips from our savvy experts. We look forward to bringing America Now to even more viewers in new markets nationwide."

"We’re eager to join forces with Trifecta to continue expanding the show’s reach," said Paul Buccieri, the managing director of ITV Studios International and president and CEO of ITV Studios America. "It’s gratifying to see audiences continue to embrace the accessible format and news-you-can-use of America Now. On TV, the web, mobile devices and social media, viewers are finding great content that helps them save money, stay healthy and improve their lives."

"America Now is a show with great appeal to everyone," added Hank Cohen, CEO and partner of Trifecta Entertainment & Media. "Raycom and ITV have done an amazing job nurturing and fine-tuning the show over the first few seasons during its limited syndication rollout. America Now is definitely ready for, and deserving of, a national audience, and we’re excited to get started."