Antenna TV Brings Classic Television to Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville WNCN-TV to Launch New Network on Multicast Channel 17.2
Raleigh, NC — Classic free over the air TV comes to Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville as Media General’s WNCN-TV launches the highly anticipated Antenna TV Network on its multicast channel 17.2 beginning Monday August 1st.
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 lineup. The network also features legendary movies from the Sony/Columbia studio vault dating back more than 60 years. Antenna TV, which was launched by Tribune Broadcasting on January 1, 2011, has expanded coverage to over 50% of the U.S.
“We are excited to launch Antenna TV throughout the Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville region and we’re looking forward to bringing the fans of classic television the programs they like best,” said WNCN-TV Vice President and General, Manager Brad Moses.
Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv ) airs on the digital channel 17.2 and Time Warner Cable channel 118.
About Media General: NBC17 is a Media General Company. Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across multiple media platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Media General’s operations are organized in five geographic market segments and a sixth segment that includes interactive advertising services and certain other operations. The company’s operations include 18 network-affiliated television stations and their associated Web sites, three metropolitan and 20 community newspapers and their associated Web sites, and more than 200 specialty publications that include weekly newspapers and niche publications targeted to various demographic, geographic and topical communities of interest. Many of the company’s specialty publications have associated Web sites. Media General additionally operates three interactive advertising services companies: Blockdot, which specializes in interactive entertainment and advergaming technologies; DealTaker.com, a coupon and shopping Web site; and NetInformer, a leading provider of wireless media and mobile marketing services.