Twentieth Television’s new syndicated entertainment half-hour, ups its clearances in advance of its fall premiere.
Dish Nation, the half-hour entertainment news program featuring drive-time personalities from across the nation has now been sold in over 70% of the United States.
Set for a September launch, Dish Nation is now cleared on Meredith, Sinclair, Gray, Newport and Capitol Broadcasting stations; as well as previously announced Fox Television, Tribune, Lin, Local TV, and Cox stations.
Dish Nation is a daily program highlighting “the nation’s funniest radio shows; riffing on what’s hot and happening that day in pop culture.”
The show’s six-week summer preview on select FoxTelevision Stations featured radio teams including New York’s The Big Show with Scott & Todd on WPLJ (Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill); Atlanta’s Rickey Smiley Morning Show, heard locally on Atlanta’s WHTA and syndicated in over 60 markets nationwide, is hosted by Rickey Smiley and features Ebony Steele, Gary T and HeadKrack; and Detroit’s Blaine & Allyson on WDVD hosted by Blaine Fowler and Allyson Martinek. In advance of the September premiere, additional radio teams from major markets will also be announced.
Among the stations set to premiere Dish Nation include:
Fox Television Stations’ WNYW-FOX /WWOR-MNT (New York), KTTV-FOX/KCOP-MNT (Los Angeles), WFLD-FOX/WPWR-MNT (Chicago), WTXF-FOX (Philadelphia), WFXT-FOX (Boston), KDFW-FOX/KDFI-MNT (Dallas/Ft. Worth), WTTG-FOX/WDCA-MNT (Washington D.C.), KMSP-FOX/WFTC-MNT (Minneapolis), WJBK-FOX (Detroit), WAGA-FOX (Atlanta), WUTB-MNT (Baltimore), KRIV-FOX/KTXH-MNT (Houston), WTVT-FOX (Tampa), WOFL-FOX/WRBW-MNT (Orlando), KSAZ-FOX/KUTP-MNT (Phoenix)
Cox’s KTVU-FOX /KICU-TV (San Francisco)
Tribune’s WXIN-FOX/WTTV-CW (Indianapolis), KCPQ-FOX/KZJO-TV (Seattle), KTXL-FOX (Sacramento), WGNO-ABC/WNOL-CW (New Orleans)
Sinclair’s WSTR-MNT (Cincinnati)
Meredith’s KPTV-FOX/KPDX-MNT (Portland), KCTV-CBS/KSMO-MNT (Kansas City), WNEM-CBS (Flint)
Local’s KTVI-FOX /KPLR-CW (St. Louis), KSTU-FOX (Salt Lake City), WITI-FOX (Milwaukee ), WGHP-FOX (Greensboro)
Gray’s WKYT-CW (Lexington)
LIN’s WTNH-ABC, WCTX-MNT (Hartford), WWHO-CW (Columbus), WOOD-NBC/WOTV-ABC/WXSP-MNT (Grand Rapids), WAVY-NBC/WVBT-FOX (Norfolk), KRQE-CBS, KASA-FOX (Albuquerque), WIVB-CBS/WNLO-CW (Buffalo)
Newport’s WHAM-CW (Rochester), KOKI-FOX/KMYT-MNT (Tulsa), KSAS-FOX/KMTW-CW (Wichita)