Nine News Now
|Nine News Now|
|Presented by||Amber Sherlock (Monday - Thursday)|
Belinda Russell (Friday)
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original network||Nine Network|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Original release||7 January 2013 –|
The bulletin launched on 7 January 2013 and was originally presented by Wendy Kingston.
In December 2013, Kingston went on maternity leave and whilst she was on leave Alison Ariotti and Natalia Cooper along with other presenters filled in for her. Kingston did not return to her original role on Nine News Now, instead becoming the news presenter on Weekend Today. Wendy's last appearance was on the 19 December 2013 before relieving Lisa Wilkinson on Today.
In September 2017, Amelia Adams became the Friday presenter with Belinda Russell moving to focus on presenting weather on Thursday and Friday’s during Nine Afternoon News.
As of December 2019, the show is currently on hiatus, with episodes of the British game show Tipping Point airing in its place during the summer non-ratings period.
The bulletin features the latest news in entertainment along with panel discussions of the day’s topics but with limited sports coverage and is aimed at stay-at-home mothers and women over 55.
The Chat Room segment involves panel discussions with Nine News presenters and reporters talking about the hot topics of the day.
- Knox, David (21 November 2019). "Nine News Now to rest over summer for Tipping Point". TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 November 2019.