Cheddar, the digital-first news network, is now streaming on SmartCast™, VIZIO’s award-winning Smart TV platform. With this launch, SmartCast users can now access Cheddar’s live linear channel for around-the-clock viewing for free directly on their VIZIO televisions.

Cheddar broadcasts news that's worth investing in, including in-depth coverage of the business world and fresh, fast-paced coverage of the biggest trending stories across, tech, innovation, business, politics, and culture.

VIZIO SmartCast users tuning in for the first time will discover the unique style, energy, and personality of Cheddar's news coverage and the vibrant, energetic interviews with industry leaders and top elected officials who are driving change nationwide.

“We are thrilled to bring Cheddar to the VIZIO SmartCast TV platform,” said Priya Nevrekar, Sr. Director, Distribution & Business Development, Altice News. “We pride ourselves on covering the stories that are moving markets and starting new conversations and we’re excited to bring Cheddar’s top business and headline news to SmartCast users."

“The demand for live content continues to surge with SmartCast users searching for news more than ever,” said Katherine Pond, Vice President of Business Development for VIZIO. “We’re pleased to expand our news options for SmartCast users with Cheddar’s around-the-clock, live news coverage in an easy to watch format.”

Daily programming on Cheddar includes: Wake Up with Cheddar, Opening Bell, Between Bells, Closing Bell, Cheddar Nightly News, and Cheddar Politics. The network is also home to original news series including Fast Forward, which explores the potential permanent changes, across industries, that we may adopt after the Coronavirus pandemic is over and All Hands: Race Toward Inclusion, which focuses on the efforts needed to incite change, expose injustices, and strive for diversity and equality across all sectors of business and within our communities.

For a full lineup of Cheddar programming, please visit