MeTV Hosts Valentine’s-Themed ‘Love Me’ Event

Diginet Cozi TV Turns 10

Cozi TV, the multicast network showing classic television, turns 10 this month. Home of Columbo, The Munsters, Frasier and other vintage hits, NBCUniversal Local’s Cozi has escalated from 43 markets at launch to 145, and 49 million homes to 109 million. Broadcast partners include Nexstar, Gray Television and Tegna.

Cozi TV Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Celebration With Viewer-Selected Marathons Beginning In January

NBCUniversal Local’s national multicast network Cozi TV will begin its 10th anniversary celebration next month with a series of special marathons featuring the best episodes, as chosen by viewers, from several […]

Rev’n Adds U.K.’s ‘Motor Week’ To Lineup

Digital network Rev’n has added the long-running British series Motor Week to its schedule, making it available to audiences in 26 markets and almost 14 million homes. Not to be […]

Cozi TV Sets Rambler Giveaway In ‘3rd Rock From The Sun’ Sweepstakes

Sinclair Over-The-Air Networks Add 14M Households Through Distribution Upgrades

Sinclair Ups Adam Ware To SVP Of Multicast Networks

He will continue to oversee the company’s national multicast networks, Comet (sci-fi), Charge! (action) and TBD (internet content), as well as digital and OTT streaming platform STIRR.

Story Television Sets Up Juneteenth Event

WKXT-LD Knoxville Loads Up With Diginets

The Heartland Network, Retro TV, The Family Channel, Rev’n and The Action Channel from Get After It Media are now available over-the-air on the Digital Networks-owned LPTV station.

‘The A-Team’ Joins MeTV Lineup

New All-Black Female Driven Series ‘Finding Happy’ Highlights Bounce’s Upcoming Originals Slate

E.W. Scripps-owned Bounce, the broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, unveiled its upcoming original programming schedule. The lineup features an all-new original series about Black women that is […]

Upfront 2022: Sinclair Seeks 20% Of Cable Budgets For Its Over The Air Channels

Sinclair Broadcast Group wants advertisers to move 20% of their cable ad budgets into its free over-the-air digital networks to capture cord-cutters. In addition to its slew of TV stations, Sinclair owns Comet, Charge and TBD, collectively branded as The Stack. In its upfront pitch, Sinclair is informing buyers that those cord-cutters leaving cable aren’t just moving to streaming channels; they’re also buying antennas to watch familiar shows — soon to include Buffy the Vampire Slayer — for free on its diginets.

Bina Roy Named VP-GM Of Nexstar’s Multicast Nets

She’s promoted from senior affiliate sales director for the company’s Networks Division with responsibility for business development and affiliate partnerships with more than 15 networks providing programming across the company’s portfolio of more than 600 subchannels.

Sinclair’s Charge! Gains Carriage With Dish Network And Optimum

Charge!, one of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s over-the-air multicast networks, has added carriage with Dish Network and Altice USA’s Optimum cable systems, adding distribution to about 10 million homes. Subscribers to Dish with an internet connected box will be able to watch Charge!, as will subscribers to Dish’s Sling TV streaming service.

Weigel Launching Story Television Network

The new OTA network will feature factual and historical programming. It debuts on Hearst, Marquee, Maranatha and Weigel subchannels nationwide on March 28.


Collins | Diginets Maturing Into Attractive M&A Targets

The appetite for these specialized networks continues to grow, and with many of the diginets achieving coverage of over 80% of the television households in the United States, it looks as if this increased breadth and depth has set the stage for increased merger and acquisition interest.


‘Saints & Sinners’ Season Premiere Sets Record

The third season premiere of the Bounce multicast network’s original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sunday, April 8, at 9 p.m. ET averaged 681,000 total viewers, an increase of 20% over the show’s […]

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WBQC-LD Cincinnati Adds Decades Diginet

Quest Diginet Expands Distribution

The multicast network focused on adventure and exploration adds stations from Tegna, Univision, Nexstar and more to its growing list of affiliates.

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Grit TV Back In Milwaukee, On WTMJ Ch. 4.4


Laff Lands ‘Home Improvement’; Debuts In Fall

Laff, the E.W. Scripps-owned comedy multicast network, has acquired the television rights to Home Improvement from The Disney/ABC Television Group. In the multi-year licensing agreement announced today, Laff acquires the rights […]


Bounce Lands ‘Wendy Williams Show’

Starting March 5, the multicast network will air that day’s episode at 11 p.m. ET in the first repurposing deal by a multicast network.


‘Bounce Trumpet Awards’ Seen By 2.4M

The multicast network’s telecast last Sunday was the No. 1 show on cable in African-American homes.

Tom Hill Named Cozi TV Creative Director

Brand strategist Tom Hill today was appointed creative director for NBCU’s multicast network Cozi TV. A former vice president of TV Land and creative director for Nick at Nite, Hill […]

Cozi TV Celebrates John Mahoney

NBC’s classic TV diginet Cozi TV has scheduled a special, 13-hour marathon tribute to the late actor John Mahoney this Saturday, Feb. 10, beginning at 9 a.m. ET (check local […]

Katz Networks Names New Distribution SVP

Bruce Levinson will oversee negotiation of distribution agreements for the company’s portfolio of multicast networks: Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff.

TeleXitos Sets ‘Mes Del Amor’ Feb. Programming

TeleXitos, the Telemundo Station Group’s Spanish-language multicast network, will feature romantic comedy movie marathons all February-long with Mes Del Amor (Month of Love). Starting Feb. 4, every Sunday afternoon TeleXitos […]


WKRP-LD Adds Movies, Heroes & Icons Diginets

Bounce Announces Trumpet Award Winners

The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, which celebrate African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 9 p.m. ET. The honorees announced Wednesday are: Jermaine […]


Pam Grier Hosts Bounce’s ‘Leading Ladies Takeover’

Actress Pam Grier will host an evening of action-oriented, women-kicking-butt movies on Bounce Saturday, Jan. 6, in anticipation of the new motion picture Proud Mary, starring Taraji P. Henson, which opens in theaters on Jan. 12. […]

Cooper Media Makes Two Executive Moves

Cooper Media, owner of multicast networks Justice Network and Quest TV, the latter of which launches Jan. 29, has made two executive promotions. Brian Weiss has been promoted to VP of […]


WVTV, WCGV Dropping Get TV, Grit TV


Pittsburgh’s WTAE Adds Cozi’s Classic Shows


Cowboy Channel Launches On DirecTV

The western sports and lifestyle network from Rural Media Group is now available in more than 30 million homes.


Heartland Slots First Original Christmas Special

Luken Communications-owned Heartland Network will present the network’s first original Christmas special.  Christmas Songs and Stories, starring Grammy award winner John Berry. It will air nationally on Heartland this Christmas Eve […]

TeleXitos Diginet Available On Spectrum

The Telemundo-owned Spanish-language multicast network’s programming is now available on Spectrum systems serving top Hispanic markets.


Escape Expands to Scripted Dramas With ‘Trace’

Katz-owned multicast network Escape has acquired the rights to drama series Without a Trace in a multi-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution (WBDTD). Escape will launch Without a Trace on New Year’s […]


Cozi TV Adds ‘The Nanny’ To Lineup

Fran Drescher’s sitcom The Nanny has a new television home. Kicking off with a special broadcast marathon on Jan. 1, 2018, Cozi TV viewers can plan to raise a glass and ring […]

EstrellaTV To Broadcast Miss World 2017

EstrellaTV, LBI Media’s Spanish language network, announced today that it will broadcast the 2017 Spanish-language transmission of the Miss World competition on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. […]


Antenna TV Adds New Programs To Lineup

Coach and Gimme A Break Join Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast entertainment network in January.