Ion Television Sets Vivica A. Fox Holiday Movie Marathon, ‘Christmas Together’ Premiere Date

Ion To ‘Bring The Holidays Home’ With 6 Movies

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 […]

Ion Television Kicks Off B2B Campaign

The national campaign supports Ion’s 2018-19 upfront, highlighting its lineup, reach and guaranteed delivery.

Ion Reports Results, Future Plans

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.

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WMDT Salisbury Adds Ion TV On Subchannel

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 […]

Ion Partners On New Original Series

An agreement with Entertainment One gives Ion exclusive U.S. rights to the Private Eyes investigative drama starring Jason Priestley.

Ion Television Unveils New Season, New Look

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.


Ion Television Renews ‘Saving Hope’ For 5th Season

KWQC Davenport Adds Ion TV On Subchannel

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,” said KWQC Creative Services and Programming […]

‘Saving Hope’ Finds New U.S. Home

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 To Be Co-Producer On Original ‘The Listener’


Ion To Aid Homeless With ‘Blanket New York’

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 […]

Ion Adds Season Seven Of ‘Psych’

The 15 episodes of the USA Network hit are in addition to seasons 1-6 and the deal also includes rights to future seasons.

Ion Unveils New Look, B2B Campaign

The new promo push focuses on ‘IonThusiasts’ and celebrates the networks key demos of adults 25-34, 35-44 and 45-54.

Ion Adds Off-Net ‘Numbers’ To Fall Lineup

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 Slots Five New Original Holiday Movies

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 […]

Ion Adding Drama ‘Cold Case’ To Its Lineup

The network purchases all seven seasons of the crime drama from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution for airing beginning early next year.

Donald Trump To Moderate GOP Debate

The Republican candidate debate will air on Ion Television and online on on Dec. 27

Ion Adds ‘George Lopez’ To Its Lineup

The sitcom from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution begins Thursday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. ET/PT.

Ion Lands Off-Net Rights To TNT’s ‘Leverage’

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 […]

Ion, PMC In Deal For News Service

Entertainment News Television will be a multiplatform breaking news content and distribution partnership.

Ion Adds ‘Psych,’ ‘Monk,’ ‘House’ To Prime

The three off-net series will join the network’s lineup of procedural dramas and movies beginning next year.

Ion Adds 85 Theatricals From Universal, MGM, Sony