Top 25 Broadcast Networks Missing From Portland Maine

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If you live in Portland Maine and want to watch Spanish programming the you subscribe to cable or satellite since no TV station in Portland broadcasts Spanish.

Over-the-air television(OTA): OTA homes calculated by subtracting MVPD subscribers from Across Platforms’ household estimates derived mapping Census county population data to television station’s coverage maps.

Portland Maine Market Lacks Low Power TV Stations

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 The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine’s total population. The Old Port district is frequented by tourists, while Portland Head Light is also a destination. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named after Portland, Maine. From Wikipedia.

TEGNA Dabbles In All Three Weather Genres

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On January 14, 2014, WeatherNation launched on DirecTV channel 361 as part of a carriage dispute between the The Weather Channel and DirecTV. In April 2014, the companies announced a long term agreement for the carriage of WeatherNation TV on the DirecTV platform.

On April 21, 2015, Dish Network announced that it had reached an agreement to add WeatherNation onto its lineup, making it available on channel 215. From Wikipedia,

 Broadcast management group: Company that either owns the television station (all media types) or manages some aspect of the TV station for another owner. Across Platforms also records ownership at the time of a purchase agreement or JSA/LMA agreement and not when the FCC approves of the transaction.

WJLP Added A Branded Weather Channel In 2016 But Added To Our Database April 2017

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Although we are recording the day we first added the WJLP as April 2017 according to Wikipedia it was actually added in April 2016.

 A fifth subchannel was added two months later on 33.10 airing local maritime and weather reports. The underlying audio for this station is provided by WWZY Long Branch (now known as The Boss 107.1 in Monmouth County and 99.7 in Ocean County after the two stations switched formats and returned to a simulcast in March 2017). From Wikipedia.

 Channel added: date that the channel was added to the Across Platforms database.

Unduplicated households: The households in the market are counted once even if the network is broadcast on TV stations reaching different sections of large markets or the TV station has multiple channels broadcasting in a market.

Hubbard Broadcasting Is Closely Aligned With ABC Network

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The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota will become the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the University announced today. The name change, which officially takes effect July 1, 2017, honors the family that founded, owns and continues to operate Hubbard Broadcasting.

From U of M April 18, 2017.

 Unduplicated households: The households in the market are counted once even if the network is broadcast on TV stations reaching different sections of large markets or the TV station has multiple channels broadcasting in a market.