Haystack News: Local TV News

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4.0
9.12K reviews
1M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Trusted by more than 20 million news viewers! Your go-to, from local news to world events. It’s the best way to watch a variety of coverage, all in one place, and absolutely free. The most local news available to stream anywhere.

Choose the categories, sources and topics to create a newscast built just for you. Get the latest local weather for your neighborhood.

Explore on demand channels like International News and Entertainment News with stories from only the most trusted news channels.

Watch live news channels and get breaking news alerts on your phone, so you always have access to the news that matters to you.

Take a deep dive into important topics and trends with dedicated channels that bring coverage from all over the world together in one convenient spot.

Connect to the world around you with Haystack News.

Featured National and World News Partners
ABC News Live, Bloomberg, CBS News, Reuters, CBC, Cheddar, CNET, EuroNews, AfricaNews, GameSpot, NewsNation, Newsy, i24 News, Al Jazeera, Yahoo! Finance, Newsmax, The Hill and more.

The Most Local News
Stream local news including: CBS New York, News12, WCBS, KCBS, CBS Chicago WBBM, KYW, KTVT, CBS San Francisco KPIX, KTRK, WCVB, WGCL, WMOR, KPHO, WXYZ, KIRO, WCCO, WFOR, KMGH, WESH, WEWS, KCRA, KMOV, WTAE, WTVD, KPTV, WBAL, WRTV, KGTV, WSMV, WFSB, KCWE, WISN, WLWT, WYFF, WPBF, KVVU, KOCO, WGAL, WVTM, WXII, WFOX, KOAT, WLKY, WDSU, WMCTV, WKBW, KFSN, KJRH, Fox10tv, WFTX, WHIO, KCCI, KGUN, WNEM, KETV, KSPR, WTVG, WMTV, WMTW, WJCL, WAPT, WPTZ, KHBS, KIVI, WGGB, KVLY, KATC, KSBY, KSBW, KERO, KRIS, KOSA, WBOC, KPAX, KTVQ, WCAV, KBZK, KRTV, WTAP, KCWY, KXLH, WLNY, CBS Los Angeles KCAL, WLS, WPVI, KABC, KGO, KY3, CBS Boston WBZ, WMUR, WFTS, KNXV, WMYD, WFXT, WWJ-TV, KCNC, WKCF, KOVR, WFTV, WSOC, CBS Pittsburgh KDKA, KTVU, WRDQ, WPXI, WMAR, WJZ-TV, KCTV, WTVF, KMCI, KMBC, TMJ4, WCPO, FoxCarolina, WPTV, KTNV, KSHB, WFLX, WJAX, WLEX, WHBQ, WACY, KOKI, KMTV, WGBA, KWBA, WJRT, KOAA, KXXV, WNNE, KHOG, NBC Nebraska KNIN, KSAW, WTXL, KTRE, KZTV, WSYM, WSHM, NEWSPLEX, KXLF, KTVH, WHEC, WDIO, KOB, KSTP, KSTC, KAAL, WNYT, WNYW.

Please let us know how we can improve by tapping the feedback button on the main screen of the app. Or email us feedback@haystack.tv

Learn more about Haystack News at http://www.haystack.tv
Updated on
Feb 15, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.5
7.02K reviews
Cynthia Hill
February 19, 2024
I love this app, it's my go to when I want to see the weather report or to find info on a news story or just to see what's happening in the world. It can be added to Roku as well as phones. It offers local news clips as well as nationally and then has entertainment, politics, editors choice, and more categories to scroll thru each story has a headline & is in video form which you can either watch or skip & I love being able to see different news stories on the same thing from more than 1 source
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Jessica Flowers
February 18, 2024
Great news source, especially if you don't like paying for cable. It provides news (local, national, and world) snippets from many sources without having to hear all of the reporters opinions. The free version has commercials, but they're only about 60 seconds and they don't pop up as much as the ones on cable networks.
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J Kaufman
February 16, 2024
News variety is great. What is completely unacceptable is that it automatically plays a video, with very loud sound, every time you open the app. (And YES, I turned off the "Auto-play videos on start" option in settings. It STILL automatically plays the "My Headlines" videos with audio.)
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Haystack News
February 16, 2024
Hi, You can switch off autoplay (Settings-> Autoplay on Start(off)).

What's new

New Onboarding Experience on TV: Start your Haystack News journey with a revamped onboarding flow that lets you tailor your news experience from the get-go.
Bug Fixes: Lots of Bug fixes on our Mobile and TV app