Antenna TV Adds 9 New Programs In 2017

Antenna TV Adds 9 New Programs In 2017

Tribune Broadcasting’s Multicast Entertainment Network Continues to Invest in Programming and Adds Alice, Growing Pains, 227, The Hogan Family, Head of the Class, My Two Dads, Becker, Murphy Brown and What’s Happening to the 2017 Lineup

September 12, 2016 – Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network continues to invest in programming and will add nine new programs to its schedule in 2017. Antenna TV currently airs in 131 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 87% of TV households.

In January 2017, Becker, What’s Happening and My Two Dads will begin their run on Antenna TV, while Alice, Growing Pains, 227, Hogan’s Family, Head of the Class and Murphy Brown will join the network during the year.

In 2016, Antenna TV brought Johnny Carson back to late night with a 60-minute classic Carson episode airing weeknights and a 90-minute episode on weekends, marking the first time Carson is airing in strip since he signed off in 1992. This year, the network also added Webster, Wings and The Addams Family, which launched on September 12.

“In the five years since Antenna TV has launched there has been a great response from viewers enjoying the classic programming, and from stations seeing an increase in revenue,” said Sean Compton, President Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Broadcasting. “These latest programming additions will further our goal of providing viewers with the very best in classic television as we continue to invest in the network.”

Alice, Murphy, Growing Pains, Head of the Class, and The Hogan Family join Antenna TV from Warner Bros., Becker joins from CBS, 227, My Two Dads and What’s Happening join the network from Sony.

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ABOUT ANTENNA TV:
Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv/) launched on January 1, 2011 airs in in 131 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 87% of TV households, including WPIX-TV (11.2) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago. On January 1, 2016, Antenna TV became the new home of “Johnny Carson.”  For local station information please visit: http://antennatv.tv/channel-finder/

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of video, music and sports metadata, powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

Jessica Bellucci
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Tribune Broadcasting
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