Starting this month, Ion Television will “Bring the Holidays Home” with the U.S. television premieres of six holiday movies. Following record audiences in 2017, Ion will kick off its 10th holiday movie season on Sunday, Nov. 25, and will air all-new movies and more than 25 returning favorites on weekends through Christmas Day. Ion said […]
The national campaign supports Ion’s 2018-19 upfront, highlighting its lineup, reach and guaranteed delivery.
Financial and operating results drive upgraded performance outlook from financial ratings agencies. It extends Chairman-CEO Brandon Burgess’ contract and he says the company is looking to expand original content, large-market station holdings and wants to innovate with its inventory of spectrum.
Marquee Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate WMDT Salisbury, Md. (DMA 143) has expanded its programming options, launching Ion Television as its fourth digital channel (47.4). Ion’s library includes off-net shows Criminal Minds, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Blue Bloods. It also features scripted original programming, including Saving Hope and the upcoming premiere of Private […]
An agreement with Entertainment One gives Ion exclusive U.S. rights to the Private Eyes investigative drama starring Jason Priestley.
The programming service’s fall launch week kicks off tonight, highlighted by the season 4 premiere of original series Saving Hope at 11 p.m. ET.
On Nov. 1, Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), will replace The Weather Channel on ch. 6.2 with Ion Television. “More people than ever are receiving weather information right when they need it on their mobile devices with apps like QCWeather, as well as on kwqc.com,” said KWQC Creative Services and Programming […]
Ion Television is bringing back Canadian hospital drama Saving Hope to American audiences. Through the pact with studio Entertainment One Television (eOne), Ion has the exclusive U.S. television network rights to the first two seasons of Saving Hope, as well as the 18-episode third season. Production began on the new season in Canada back in June. The one-hour medical series, led by Erica Durance, had aired on NBC during summer 2012 in the U.S. before being pulled due to lackluster ratings.
ION Television and Defending Santa star Dean Cain are coming together to help New Yorkers “Get Wrapped Up” this holiday season through a partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless — the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children — and a consumer-driven event promoting the network’s upcoming slate […]
The 15 episodes of the USA Network hit are in addition to seasons 1-6 and the deal also includes rights to future seasons.
The new promo push focuses on ‘IonThusiasts’ and celebrates the networks key demos of adults 25-34, 35-44 and 45-54.
The former CBS crime drama from producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott to joins Flashpoint, Criminal Minds, Cold Case and Leverage for the network’s 2012-13 season.
Ion Television today announced the addition of five new original movies to its 2012 holiday lineup. Premiering in November, the new collection, comprising Christmas Twister, A Christmas Wedding, Anything But Christmas, Golden Christmas 3 and A Star for Christmas, will air alongside returning Ion favorites throughout the holiday season. With the new titles, Ion looks […]
The network purchases all seven seasons of the crime drama from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution for airing beginning early next year.
The Republican candidate debate will air on Ion Television and online on Newsmax.com on Dec. 27
The sitcom from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution begins Thursday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. ET/PT.
Ion Television continues to expand its programming lineup with the acquisition of off-network rights to all seasons of the TNT drama Leverage from Electric Entertainment. The series will begin airing on Ion Television in summer 2012. “We’re pleased to team up with Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment, which has distinguished itself by providing high caliber theatrical […]
Entertainment News Television will be a multiplatform breaking news content and distribution partnership.
The three off-net series will join the network’s lineup of procedural dramas and movies beginning next year.