WJZY-TV to launch new network on multicast channel 46.2
Classic free over the air TV comes to Charlotte as Capitol Broadcasting’s WJZY launches the highly anticipated Antenna TV Network on its multicast channel 46.2 beginning this Monday July 25th.
Featuring classic TV shows such as Father Knows Best, Dennis the Menace, Good Times, Maude, Sanford and Son and Three’s Company Antenna TV has captured the eyes and hearts of viewers across the country with its family friendly line up. Antenna TV also features legendary movies from the Sony/Columbia studio vault dating back more than 60 years.
This is an exciting time for free, over the air television. Everyone at WJZY is thrilled to be a part of the local launch of Antenna TV,” said WJZY Vice-President and General Manager Shawn Harris. “Programs like these are the very foundation of today’s comedy and entertainment television. They may have come from a different time, but they are really timeless. I can’t tell you the number of calls and emails we’ve received from viewers all across the region asking when we would put this channel on the air.”
“We can’t wait to share Antenna TV with viewers throughout the region,” said Sean Compton, President/Programming for Tribune Broadcasting Company, which launched Antenna TV on January 1, 2011 and has expanded coverage to more than 50% of the U.S. “There are fans of classic television everywhere and we love bringing them the shows they want.”
In addition to broadcasting over the air on WJZY 46.2 Antenna TV will be available on Time Warner Cable channel 147. Station representatives are in discussions with the areas other cable organizations and expect Antenna TV to be available to all local subscribers in the near future.
WJZY TV is owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company based in Raleigh, NC and is affiliated with The CW Network.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV,WRAL Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WDNC-AM, WCLY-AM, Microspace, CBC New Media Group andWolfpack Sports Marketing in Raleigh, NC; WJZY-TV and WMYT-TV in Charlotte, NC; WILM-TV and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; WRAZ-TV and The Durham Bulls in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including theAmerican Tobacco Project and Diamond View office buildings in Durham, NC.
Antenna TV airs on the digital channels of 19 Tribune Broadcasting stations in the U.S., including WPIX-TV (11.4) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago.