The Cox independent will begin airing RTN’s lineup of classic TV shows in the first quarter.
Cox’s independent WRDQ-DT Orlando, Fla., will offer Retro Television Network’s programming lineup of classic TV shows in the 19th DMA beginning in the first quarter of the year.
“We are pleased to bring RTN’s wonderful television programs back to our viewers,” said Shawn Bartelt, vice president/general manager of WFTV and WRDQ. “RTN allows us to take their ‘Classic TV’ viewing experience and merge it with the ‘TV DNA’ that is our brand. This is a good marriage that we believe our viewers will enjoy.”
RTN is a new television network that provides each affiliate a customized feed with classic hit shows, in addition to local programming including news, weather and sports. RTN is specifically designed to go on a broadcast digital channel.