News-Bot is a robotic news reporter and backup anchorman for Channel 42 News. He often does reports when Channel 42's star anchorman, Rob Mahogany, can't be reached. He is a big fan of Gary Gears, and often sings his praises in his reports. However, News-Bot isn't exactly loyal to Gary. Sometimes turning on him when things are looking bleak.

News-Bot's head is prone to explosions.