“The rationale for Channel 1, per a pitch deck for the company viewed by The Hollywood Reporter, is simple: The news, like most of the media consumed today, should be more personal. And AI is poised to help deliver that experience.”

– Alex Weprin

Generative AI is the engine for a news channel planned for later this year in Los Angeles, says The Hollywood Reporter. They report Channel 1 News intends to use AI anchors created by one AI technology to read stories personalized for viewers by another AI technology.

The two founders are a producer/director and a tech entrepreneur.

The founders describe how they will source their stories and envision liberal and conservative hosts to “deliver the news filtered through a more specific point of view.”


This Startup Wants to Create an AI-Generated CNN | THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER | July 26, 2023 | by Alex Weprin