CBS News to launch "CBSN: On Assignment"

"CBSN: On Assignment"
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Last Updated Jul 25, 2017 3:27 AM EDT

CBS News will launch "CBSN: On Assignment," a new primetime summer series featuring experiential reports driven by fresh voices and perspectives from around the world. The broadcast will launch Monday, July 31, 2017, (10 p.m. ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBSN, the network's 24/7 streaming news service.

"CBSN: On Assignment" will air on four consecutive Mondays and highlight CBSN's distinctive storytelling style, as reported by more than a dozen CBS News correspondents. Each hour-long edition will feature multiple stories, ranging from on-the-ground reporting of grassroots efforts to combat inner-city gun violence to interviews with those risking their lives to expose corruption to investigations into new terrorist threats.

"'CBSN: On Assignment" will take viewers on a thought-provoking journey featuring compelling stories from around the globe. The stories are intense, interesting and immersive," said Executive Producer Mosheh Oinounou.

"This is an opportunity to showcase the voices and original storytelling from CBSN to an entirely new audience," said Nancy Lane, Senior Executive Producer for CBS News Digital. "Our long-form programming enhances our live, anchored coverage throughout the day."

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In addition to being presented on the CBS Television Network, "CBSN: On Assignment" will be streamed simultaneously on CBSN and to CBS All Access subscribers through the service's live streaming offering of local CBS stations.

Additional content will be available on and across CBS News' apps on all leading digital platforms.

Since launching in November 2014, CBSN has significantly grown viewership and expanded its original reporting with new series and documentaries that have resonated with audiences. CBSN is available for free on, connected TV devices and gaming consoles including Amazon Fire TVAndroid TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Roku players and Roku TV models, Xbox One, and Xbox 360, as well as the CBS News mobile apps for AndroidiOS and Windows 8.1.