Antenna TV Network to Launch in Knoxville, TN on WVLT-TV on September 5

Antenna TV Network to Launch in Knoxville, TN on WVLT-TV on September 5

July 21, 2016—Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, is pleased to announce a new affiliate home for the network in Knoxville when Gray Television Group, Inc’s WVLT-TV launches Antenna TV on Monday, September 5th on its multicast channel MyVLT.

Antenna TV, which airs in 128 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% of TV households, features a lineup of classic favorites such as: Johnny Carson, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, All in the Family, Barney Miller, The Burns and Allen Show, Bewitched, Dear John, Dennis the Menace, Doogie Howser MD, Evening Shade, Family Ties, Gidget, Good Times, Green Acres, Hazel, I Dream of Jeannie, Jack Benny, The Jeffersons, Leave it to Beaver, Maude, McHales’ Navy, Mr. Belvedere. Mister Ed, The Monkees, Mork and Mindy, My Mother the Car, Newhart, One Day at a Time, The Partridge Family, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Sanford and Son, Small Wonder, Three’s Company and Webster.

“WVLT is excited to team with Tribune Broadcasting in bringing Antenna TV to the Knoxville market.  It is a perfect complement to our existing entertainment programming on MyVLT,” said Chris Baker, EVP/General Manager.

Antenna TV Channel Positions in Knoxville (as of 9/5/16)

Cable  Provider Channel
On Air (HD) 8.2
Comcast 8
Comcast (HD) 1009
AT&T U-Verse 21
AT&T U-Verse (HD) 1021
Charter 15
DirecTV 30
Dish Network 30
Access 17
Barbourville Utility 83
Communicomm 14
Evarts TV 17
Harlan Community 6
Haywood 6
KnologyWOW 8
Morristown 9
New Wave 2
Spirit Broadband 12
TDS 14

“We’re excited to expand our partnership with Gray Television and bring the best of classic television to Knoxville,” said Sean Compton, President of Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Broadcasting & Antenna TV.


Antenna TV ( launched on January 1, 2011 airs in in 128 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 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

Jessica Bellucci
VP, Communications
Tribune Broadcasting
office: 212-210-2626