State of Slates Is Key Variable In Multicast Equation

By April 8, 2016News

February 2, 2016:

Broadcasting & Cable

Excellent diginets overview.

Antenna TV and Bounce TV, two leaders in the multicast network space, are making big splashes early in 2016. Tribune Broadcasting’s Antenna TV, which shows classic TV series from the 1950s through the ’90s, began airing episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on Jan. 1. Shown for the first time since the show went off the air in 1992, the Carson episodes have given the five-year-old multicast net immense exposure.

Kokernak quote:  “It’s all about programming,” says Michael Kokernak, president of the multicast consultancy Across Platforms. “There’s no reason why broadcast can’t move more viewership to digital subchannel networks.”
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