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World News Now is an American overnight television news program that is broadcast on ABC. Airing during the early morning hours each Monday through Friday, the program features a mix of general news and off-beat stories, along with weather forecasts, sports highlights, feature segments, and repurposed segments and story packages from other ABC News programs; its tone is often lighthearted, irreverent and humorous.

World News Now
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Also known as ABC World News Now
Genre Overnight news program
Created by David Bohrman
Presented by Kendis Gibson (2016–present)
Diane Macedo (2016–present)
Theme music composer Yanni (1992–2001)
JOEDtracks (2001–2004)
Score Productions (2004–present)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 24
Production
Location(s) ABC News Headquarters, New York City, New York
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 90 minutes
Release
Original network ABC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)

720p (HDTV)
Original release January 6, 1992 (1992-01-06) – present
Chronology
Related shows America This Morning
External links
Production website

World News Now (or WNN) is an American overnight television news program that is broadcast on ABC. Airing during the early morning hours each Monday through Friday, the program features a mix of general news and off-beat stories, along with weather forecasts, sports highlights, feature segments, and repurposed segments and story packages from other ABC News programs; its tone is often lighthearted, irreverent and humorous.

Created by its original executive producer, David Bohrman, a number of well-known news personalities have anchored WNN early in their careers, including original anchors Aaron Brown and Lisa McRee, Thalia Assuras, Kevin Newman, Alison Stewart, Liz Cho, Anderson Cooper and current World News Tonight anchor David Muir. As of 4 April 2016, the program is primarily co-anchored by Kendis Gibson and Diane Macedo, who also anchor the network's early-morning news program America This Morning.

WNN is divided into four segment blocks ("A", "B" "C" and "D") that start with national and international news headlines incorporating some pre-taped reports (with some live wraparounds) from ABC NewsOne correspondents or repeated reports from the network's evening news program ABC World News. The "A"-block also features a national weather forecast (significant weather stories are also reported during the broadcast through analysis from meteorologists employed with AccuWeather, which provides forecasts for ABC's owned-and-operated stations) and an often humorous "kicker" story that ends the block. The "B," "C" and "D" blocks usually feature a mix of stories from Nightline or the BBC, or other live-to-tape or pre-taped segments produced in-studio, depending on the day of the week.

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