The new additions — In Milwaukee, Las Vegas, Tucson, Omaha and Boise — bring the multicast network’s coverage to 47% of U.S. TV households.
The Live Well Network — the broadcast, online and wireless service for multicast TV channels owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations Group — has signed new affiliation agreements with five Journal Broadcast Group stations: WTMJ Milwaukee (DMA 34); KTNV Las Vegas (DMA 40), KGUN Tucson, Ariz. (DMA 70); and KMTV Omaha, Neb. (DMA 76). All are launching on Oct. 1. In addition, Live Well has added KIVI Boise, Idaho (DMA 112), which began carrying the network on Sept. 12.
The addition of these five Journal Broadcast Group stations brings the Live Well Network’s total clearance to 47% of U.S. television households.
Peggy Allen, Live Well’s VP, programming,, commented: “We’re pleased to welcome these five important new affiliates from Journal Broadcast Group to the Live Well Network as we roll out in markets across the country. We look forward to working closely with these stations to bring their viewers the best lifestyle-related programming that is both entertaining and informative.”