Sinclair Upgrades Digital Channels Comet, Charge!, TBD
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced “significant changes” to the content of three, company-owned multicast networks: Comet, Charge! and TBD.
The channels, which are available to the vast majority of households across the U.S., will now carry some of the most popular classic television series, as well as TBD’s first-ever original series, The Link. The new programming will go live to the channels’ wide over-the-air-distribution as well as across streaming, cable and satellite services beginning April 6.
Streaming options include STIRR, Sinclair’s free, ad-supported streaming service.
Comet, the science-fiction focused channel, will be adding Battlestar Galactica (2004), Quantum Leap, Sliders and Rod Serling’s Night Gallery to its lineup.
Charge!, which focuses on action and adventure programming, will offer the mega hits Magnum PI and Knight Rider to audiences, bolstering a lineup that includes CHiPS and Walker, Texas Ranger. In addition, beginning on April 5, Charge! will air marathons of the first five installments of the Rocky film franchise each weekend throughout April.
TBD, a channel that offers internet-based series and other digital content, will soon air TBD’s first-ever original series, The Link. The show will feature host, influencer and parkour athlete Lorena Abreu bringing viewers some of the most hilarious viral videos. The Link will premiere on April 11.
“We’ve built the Sinclair brand on the promise of providing audiences with high impact, high quality programming across all of our outlets,” said Sinclair President-CEO Chris Ripley. “By adding these proven and popular fan favorites to our free-to-air entertainment channels we’re continuing to deliver on that promise.”