The News Network officially launched on April 13, 1987.
On January 17, 2005, The News Network updated its logo and branding after using the previous logo for nearly 18 years.
On April 17, 2013, the network updated their font and changed the square present in the 2005 logo from blue to green to present a more "modern" look.
On January 30, 2019, The News Network rebranded, now officially using its stylized abbreviation tnn. It also launched internationally as of result of the merger between Old Dominion News Group's international channels.
In January 2020, all international feeds were rebranded as part of Lava News, while the main US channel was shut down.
CubenRocks Channel joint ventures:Nick Cuben (co-owned with ViacomCBS) • Showtime Cuben (co-owned with ViacomCBS) • BBC Cuben (co-owned with BBC) • ITV Cuben (co-owned with ITV plc) • Globo Cuben (co-owned with Grupo Globo) • FXC (co-owned with Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer International)
1 Docomo Northeast is a joint-venture with NTT Docomo. KTY owns 30% of the venture. 2 A joint venture with Quest Media&Entertainment 3 A joint venture with Vodafone (Vodacom) 4 PPV Studios Beijing is a 50/50 joint-venture with Beijing Media Network and CDH Investments.
Notes: 6 Under license from CPN Holdings or Laserium Networks. 7 Co-owned between Quest Communications and Quest Software & Technology. 4 Co-owned between Quest International Television and Quest Communications. 8 Co-owned with Hyper Holdings.