Thursday, November 6, 2014

New Retro TV Affiliates Coming Soon in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Tampa, Seattle, Denver, Sacramento, Austin, Oklahoma City & Amarillo

Back-to-back episodes of The Doctors air weekdays starting at 12 p.m. ET on Retro TV.
Luken Communications has reached a multi-station, multi-network affiliation agreement with Mako Communications, LLC. The deal encompasses Mako stations in 23 markets, including seven in the top 10 designated market areas (DMAs). The new affiliates will be distributed between Luken's Retro TV (home of The Doctors and Doctor Who) and Rev'n networks with a scheduled launch of December 1, 2014.

With the added Mako affiliations, Retro TV's distribution footprint will increase to nearly 78 million homes, covering 68 percent of the U.S. New markets include New York, Chicago, Seattle and Tampa, among others. Retro TV will reach a total of 87 designated market areas, including 39 of the current top 50 DMAs.

Below is a complete listing of Retro TV Mako affiliates:

Mako Retro TV Affiliates
* New York - WKOB
* Chicago - W25DW
* Dallas-Ft. Worth - K31GL
* Atlanta - WYGA
* Houston - KUVM
* Phoenix - KTVP
* Tampa-St. Petersburg - W15CM
* Seattle-Tacoma - KUSE
* Denver - K05MD
* Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto - KBTV
* Austin - KVAT
* Oklahoma City - KTOU
* Amarillo - K16HB / K51JN

Luken Communications' newest offering, Rev'n, a network geared towards the performance enthusiast, will launch with 20 Mako affiliates reaching nearly 29 million households and 25.5 percent of the U.S.

"With our recent content acquisitions and our addition of Rev'n, viewer requests for Luken's networks are at an all-time high," Henry Luken said in a statement. "We're pleased to partner with Mako Communications in answering the call of our prospective audience."

Howard Mintz, General Counsel of Mako Communications, added, "We look forward to our audiences’ response to Luken's strong programming lineups. The buzz for Luken's new automotive network has been considerable and we’re excited to get in on the ground floor with Rev'n."

With an assortment of vintage comedies like The Lucy Show and The Joey Bishop Show as well as classic dramas including I Spy, Bonanza and One Step Beyond, Retro TV offers "The Best in Classic Television." Retro TV's newest programming acquisitions Mystery Science Theater 3000, Doctor Who and classic daytime soap opera The Doctors recently "launched to overwhelming response."

Rev'n is slated to debut on December 1, 2014. With proven content focusing on all things Rev'n, this new network will include cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles, events, auctions and more.

RELATED:
* 5 Reasons to Watch 'The Doctors' on Retro TV

3 comments:

  1. I have Dish, but I hope this channel will be available through all carriers in Queens, NY! I REALLY look forward to some shows mentioned above.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I have Cablevision (Optimum) and regular television with a rooftop antenna. Do I get it?

    ReplyDelete
  3. I hope Verzion will get this channel too.

    ReplyDelete