Tribune Broadcasting Network Reaches 53% of U.S. including 14 of Top 20 markets
Antenna TV brings a new round of classic programs to television viewers nationwide this fall with the addition of Leave it to Beaver, Dragnet and Adam 12. The enhancements to Antenna TV come as the Tribune Broadcasting multicast broadcast network marks clearances in more than 50% of the U.S. with additional new affiliates including stations in Detroit and Orlando.
“These new programs are a perfect fit with our combination of vintage television and longtime movie favorites,” said Sean Compton, President of Programming for Tribune Broadcasting. “We see growing interest from stations every day who want to share our network with viewers.”
Other new programs on the Antenna TV lineup starting October 1st include McHale’s Navy, Bachelor Father, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Jack Benny, S.W.A.T., and It Takes a Thief. The network continues to feature longstanding classics such as Father Knows Best, Dennis the Menace, Good Times, Three’s Company, All in the Family, Maude and Sanford and Son.
Adell Broadcasting’s WADL-TV in Detroit and Cox Broadcasting’s WRDQ-TV in Orlando are two of the newest affiliates joining Antenna TV. Other recent additions include three Media General stations: WNCN-TV (Raleigh-Durham), WJTV-TV (Jackson, MS) and WBTW-TV (Myrtle Beach), and Sarkes Tarzian station KTVN-TV in Reno.
Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv/) launched on January 1, 2011 and 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.