Dec 18, 2014 1:00 PM
WBIN-TV to launch WBIN Classics/Antenna TV in January
DERRY, NH - WBIN-TV announced its new digital channel "WBIN Classics". It will premiere on January 1, 2015. The majority of the programming will be provided by Tribune Broadcasting's Antenna TV, but will also feature locally produced programming still in development. "WBIN Classics" will replace The Live Well Network, which is ceasing operations.
"WBIN is excited to team with Tribune Broadcasting in bringing Antenna TV to the Boston market. Antenna TV has enjoyed considerable success in other cities and we are confident Boston will be next," said Gerry McGavick, General Manager of WBIN-TV. "We are also pleased with the flexibility this network provides us to create and broadcast local content. We will be working with NH1 News as well as our own producers to create compelling programs that will appeal to both New Hampshire and Massachusetts viewers."
Antenna TV, which is now available on 94 affiliates across the U.S. reaching 75% of TV households, features a lineup of classic favorites such as: I Dream of Jeannie, Bewitched, Leave it to Beaver, Doogie Howser, M.D., The Partridge Family, Sanford and Son, All in the Family, Good Times, The Three Stooges among many more.
For local channel information, please visit: www.wbintv.com
WBIN-TV offers news, entertainment and public affairs programming to an audience that encompasses 2.4 million households representing nearly 6 million viewers both over the air and through all major cable systems throughout New Hampshire and the Boston DMA. NH-1 News on WBIN-TV launched in September 2014 and can be seen Monday through Friday at 5pm, 6pm and every night at 10pm.
About ANTENNA TV:
Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv/) launched on January 1, 2011 and is available as a digital multicast channel on 94 affiliates across the U.S. reaching 75% of TV households, including WPIX-TV (11.2) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago. For local station information please visit: http://www.antennatv.tv/affiliates
About TRIBUNE MEDIA:
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in approximately 71 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world's leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.