- A spokesperson for the TV provider confirmed that DirecTV is dropping One America News from its service.
- DirecTV is the network’s largest distributor and has been broadcasting the right-wing news channel since April 2017.
- OAN has become known for being pro-Trump and spreading misinformation about COVID-19 and the 2020 election.
A DirecTV spokesperson confirmed to Insider that conservative media channel DirecTV will drop One America News Network from its selection of channels.
The satellite TV provider is the network’s largest distributor and has been broadcasting the right-wing news channel since April 2017.
The provider is also dropping OAN’s sister network – A Wealth of Entertainment – two subsidiaries of Herring Networks.
“We have informed Herring Networks that after a routine internal review, we do not plan to enter into a new contract when our existing agreement expires,” a DirecTV spokesperson told Insider via email.
KlowdTV service and smaller distributors, according to the network’s website.
The OAN YouTube channel was suspended in November 2020 for spreading misinformation about COVID-19, according to CBS News.
The network has become known to be pro-Trump and spreading misinformation, particularly about elections and the ongoing pandemic.
Former President Donald Trump once called the channel one of his favorites, according to Bloomberg, and chirp On the topic in 2020: “This is why day and weekend FoxNews has lost its ratings… There are so many great alternatives coming and going. Try OANN &newsmax, among others!”
OANN and AWE did not immediately respond to an Insider’s request for comment.