WGN America Rebranding as NewsNation in Major News Expansion

Cable network will now devote five hours to the category on weeknights

The rebrand takes effect on March 1. WGN America

WGN America, which has been focused on entertainment and sports for most of its lifespan, is preparing to go all-in on news.

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