22 Oct Antenna TV Adds Three New Stations
Tribune Broadcasting’s Multicast Entertainment Network Now Cleared On 135 Affiliates, Reaching 86% Of US Homes
Chicago, IL – October 22, 2018- Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, has expanded to clearances on 135 stations across the country bringing the network’s reach to 86% of US TV households. In the new affiliate agreements, Antenna TV will air in Charleston, SC, Reno, NV and Chattanooga, TN.
New Antenna TV affiliates include:
• WGWG 34.3-Charleston, SC- Owned by Howard Stirk Holdings LLC,
• KRXI 44.3-Reno, NV Owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group
• WDGA 43.2 –Chattanooga, TN Owned by North Georgia Television News, Inc.
“Since launching Antenna TV in 2011, there has been a tremendous response from viewers enjoying the network’s classic programming and from stations seeing an increase in revenue,” said Sean Compton, President Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Media. “These market additions will further broaden Antenna TV’s viewership, and we are looking forward to continued momentum for the network.”
Antenna TV’s classic lineup includes retro favorites such as: Johnny Carson, 227, Alice, Archie Bunker’s Place, Barney Miller, Becker, Benson, Bewitched, The Burns and Allen Show, Coach, Dear John, Dennis the Menace, Family Ties, Father Knows Best, Gimme A Break!, Good Morning World, Growing Pains, Hazel, Head of the Class, The Hogan Family, I Dream Of Jeannie, The Jack Benny Program, The Joey Bishop Show, Maude, McHale’s Navy, Mork & Mindy, Murphy Brown, My Two Dads, The Partridge Family, The Paul Lynde Show, The Ropers, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Silver Spoons, Small Wonder, Soap, Three’s a Crowd, Three’s Company, Webster Welcome Back, Kotter, What’s Happening!!, What’s Happening Now!! and Wings.
Since its launch in 2011 on Tribune stations, Antenna TV has partnered with broadcast groups including Cox, Nexstar, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Scripps Media, Hubbard, Gray, Raycom, Bahakel Communications, Ltd, Tegna Inc., Red River Broadcasting, Woods Communications Corp, American Spirit, Paxton Media Group and Howard Stirk Holdings.
ABOUT ANTENNA TV:
Antenna TV, (http://www.antennatv.tv/) Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011 airs in 135 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% of TV households. Antenna TV is on 33 of the top 35 markets, 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 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 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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