18 Jul Antenna TV to Add 9 New Programs to Network Lineup
Tribune Broadcasting’s Multicast Entertainment Network Adds Welcome Back, Kotter, Alice, Benson, Soap, Growing Pains, Silver Spoons, Head of the Class, Murphy Brown and The Hogan Family in 2017
July 18, 2017- Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, today announced the addition of nine classic series to the network’s lineup.
Antenna TV, which airs in 132 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 88% of TV households, continues to aggressively invest in programming acquisitions and will be adding Welcome Back, Kotter, Alice, Benson, Soap, Growing Pains, Silver Spoons, Head of the Class, Murphy Brown and The Hogan Family to its lineup beginning in fourth quarter of 2017.
“In the six years since Antenna TV has launched 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 Broadcasting. “This latest round of programming acquisitions will further broaden Antenna TV’s viewership, and we are looking forward to continued momentum for the network.”
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Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv/) Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011 airsin 132 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 88% 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/
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