Sinclair Expands Multicast Network Footprint In Top 10 DMAs

Comet and Charge! are now available on CBS Affiliates in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco while TBD and The Nest can be seen on KCAL Los Angeles.

Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced network distribution agreements with CBS Television Stations to add Sinclair’s free over-the-air national diginets Comet, Charge!, TBD and The Nest to additional CBS affiliates beginning this week.

The expanded agreement positions Sinclair’s networks Comet and Charge! in CBS’s channel slots in several of the country’s top-10 markets.

Comet, featuring sci-fi and fantasy entertainment franchises, is now available on:

  • New York — WCBS, ch. 2.5
  • San Francisco — KPIX, ch. 5.5

Charge!, with a lineup of police procedural dramas, is now available on:

  • Los Angeles — KCAL, ch. 9.3
  • Chicago — WBBM, ch. 2.5
  • Philadelphia — KYW, ch. 3.5

Additionally, TBD and The Nest receive significant distribution upgrades in several top-20 DMAs.

TBD, with a lineup of funny franchises, is now available on:


  • Miami — WBFS, ch. 33.6
  • Philadelphia — WPSG, ch. 57.2
  • San Francisco — KPYX, ch. 44.2

The Nest, Sinclair’s newest network, offers “‘comfort food” programming comprising home improvement, true crime, factual reality series and celebrity-driven family shows. It is available on:

  • Los Angeles — KCAL, ch. 9.2
  • San Francisco — KPYX, ch. 44.4

Lee Schlazer, Sinclair SVP, distribution, says: “We are thrilled to announce the expansion of our networks’ distribution and the strengthening of our impactful partnership with CBS, showcasing our commitment to delivering compelling content to a broader audience across the US.”

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