Antenna TV Adds New Programs to Network

Antenna TV Adds New Programs to Network

Coach and Gimme A Break! Join Tribune Broadcasting’s Multicast Entertainment Network in January 2018

November 13, 2017- Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, today announced the addition of two classic series to the network’s lineup.  Coach and Gimme a Break! will join Antenna TV beginning January 2, 2018.

Coach, starring Craig T. Nelson as college football head coach Hayden Fox, will air weekdays at 11pm ET and weekends at 4:30pm ET.

Gimme a Break!, starring Nell Carter as Nell Harper, the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters, will air weekdays at 4pm ET and Sundays at 7:30am and 3:30pm ET.

Antenna TV, which airs in 131 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% of TV households, continues to aggressively invest in programming acquisitions. Earlier this year, Antenna TV announced it had added Welcome Back, Kotter, Alice, Benson, Soap, Growing Pains, Silver Spoons, Head of the Class, Murphy Brown and The Hogan Family to its 2018 lineup.

“Since Antenna TV’s launch in 2011, there has been a tremendous response from viewers and from stations seeing an increase in revenue. The addition of Coach and Gimme a Beak! will further broaden Antenna TV’s viewership,” said Sean Compton, President Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Broadcasting.

Antenna TV ( Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011 airs in 131 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% 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:

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 a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. 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 a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit


Jessica Bellucci
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Tribune Broadcasting
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