Antenna TV Picked Up 22 Affiliates Over Last 12 Months

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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.

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

 

90 Markets Without Antenna TV

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San Franciso is a key market that Antenna TV needs to fill. Especially given that it is a Comcast city and traditionally Antenna TV has two channel positions in each Comcast market for which it has a distribution agreement.


Households-
Determined by matching the FCC contour maps to the U.S. Census Data County maps and then tallied on market basis.

Antenna TV’s Comcast Channel Lineup

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In most Comcast markets Antenna TV two channel positions on the dial. A big exception to this is the Chicago market’s Tribune CW which only has one channel position for Antenna TV.

MVPD channel: A “channel” is defined as “a portion of the electromagnetic frequency spectrum which is used in a cable system and which is capable of delivering a television channel.