C-SPAN launches new video-based mobile app

Oct 14, 2021

Just released in the App Store and on Google Play, C-SPAN Now is a free mobile app featuring video of the day’s biggest political events, presented in C-SPAN's signature unfiltered think-for-yourself style.

From your mobile device, on C-SPAN Now you can: 

  • Watch live or on demand  C-SPAN's complete coverage of the U.S. House and Senate, congressional hearings, White House events, the courts, campaigns and more from the world of politics.  
  • Catch up on what's happening in politics with featured highlight clips.
  • Listen to C-SPAN Radio and discover a variety of compelling podcasts.  
  • Watch the three C-SPAN TV networks* and the latest episodes of “Washington Journal” and “Q&A.”   
  • Find current schedule information for C-SPAN’s TV networks and C-SPAN Radio.  

"Through our digital consultancy partnership with software developer Globant, we've built C-SPAN Now to bring C-SPAN's mission — delivering an unfiltered, high-quality viewing and listening experience of our government's proceedings — to a another digital platform and to new audiences," C-SPAN Vice President of Digital Media Richard Weinstein said. "Our viewers have been telling us: We want C-SPAN video on an app. Today, we're excited to tell our audience: Here it is."

For more information about the free C-SPAN Now app, visit the C-SPAN website

To download the free app directly, visit C-SPAN Now in the Apple Store or Google Play for Android.

Note: Downloading and using the C-SPAN Now app requires Apple iPhone iOS 14 or later or Android phone running Android 6 Marshmallow.

* Access to view or listen to the three television networks is reserved for our cable and satellite TV customers. Your cable or satellite subscription comes with complimentary access to C-SPAN, C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3. Get started by signing in with your cable or satellite provider for unlimited viewing.  


C-SPAN, the public affairs network providing Americans with unfiltered access to congressional proceedings, was created in 1979 as a public service by the cable television industry and is now funded through fees paid by cable and satellite companies that provide C-SPAN programming. C-SPAN connects with millions of Americans through its three commercial-free TV networks, C-SPAN Radio, the C-SPAN Now app, C-SPAN.org and various social media platforms. C-SPAN's robust public affairs programming includes national and international public policy conversations; its popular morning show Washington Journal; book and author discussions on Book TV; a chronicle of America's past on American History TV; and more. The network's video-rich website contains over 265,000 hours of searchable and shareable content, archived since 1987 for educational and reporting purposes. Learn more about C-SPAN at www.c-span. org/about/faq/. Engage with C-SPAN on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, and stay connected through weekly and daily newsletters.