getTV Signs Major Affiliation Deal With Sinclair Broadcast Group To Bring The Classic Movie Channel To 33 New Markets Including Minneapolis, Pittsburgh And St. Louis - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

getTV Signs Major Affiliation Deal With Sinclair Broadcast Group To Bring The Classic Movie Channel To 33 New Markets Including Minneapolis, Pittsburgh And St. Louis

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE getTV

Sony Pictures Television Networks' Classic Movie Channel Increases U.S. Clearance To Nearly 70% with Sinclair Agreement

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks' U.S. digital broadcast television network, significantly increased its national distribution footprint today, announcing a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) (Nasdaq: SBGI) that adds 33 TV markets to getTV's growing affiliate roster. With getTV's new SBG agreement, the network's clearance level is close to 70 percent of U.S. television households, upping its current reach almost 20 percent, since the channel's debut four months ago.

getTV is a free-to-air broadcast television digital network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies through 1960.

getTV has now completed deals covering 65 total television markets, including 40 in the top 50 designated market areas (DMAs), furthering its reach and increasing partnership opportunities for brands catering to influential boomer and senior demographics. Launch dates for the network's 33 SBG station affiliates will be staggered throughout the summer and completed before the end of September 2014. The full roster of getTV's SBG affiliates is provided below.

"The response for getTV, from both our station partners and the public at large, has been overwhelmingly positive," said Andy Kaplan, president, worldwide networks, SPT. "By gaining such major distributors as Sinclair Broadcast Group, it is evident that the marketplace is supporting our channel, a solid sign that getTV is a vibrant business and consumer proposition."

"We are excited to add getTV to our channel line-up," commented David Amy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, SBG. "We believe there is audience demand in our markets for such movie classics as those offered by getTV, and we are pleased to fulfill that local need."

getTV presents classic Hollywood films of all genres and is available over free-to-air broadcast TV and through many local cable systems. getTV's schedule includes Academy Award®-winning films, dramas, romances, Westerns, and comedies, with an impressive list of cinematic icons from Frank Sinatra to Shirley Temple.

To find where getTV is locally carried, viewers can consult their cable or pay TV service provider, or visit get.tv for channel numbers in their respective areas.

The Sinclair Broadcast Group owned and operated stations joining getTV's affiliate lineup are listed below: 

Market

Station

Baltimore

WNUV

Birmingham

WTTO

Boise

KYUU

Buffalo

WNYO

Cedar Rapids

KGAN

Charleston, SC

WTAT

Charleston, WV

WCHS

Cincinnati

WSTR

Columbia, MO

KRCG

Columbia, SC

WACH

Columbus, OH

WTTE

Dayton

WKEF

Des Moines

KDSM

Flint

WSMH

Greensboro

WMYV

Greenville

WMYA

Las Vegas

KVMY

Lexington

WDKY

Madison

WMSN

Milwaukee

WVTV

Minneapolis-St. Paul

WUCW

Mobile

WFGX

Nashville

WUXP

Norfolk

WTVZ

Oklahoma City

KOCB

Paducah

WDKA

Pittsburgh

WPGH

Portland, ME

WGME

Portland, OR

KATU

Rochester, NY

WUHF

St. Louis

KDNL

Tallahassee

WTWC

Wichita

KMTW

About getTV
getTV is a digital subchannel available over the air and on local cable systems dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies. The network, operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks, launched in February 2014, features Academy Award® winning films and other epic classics titles. getTV distribution is close to covering nearly 70 percent of all U.S. television households across 65 markets, including 40 of the top 50 designated market areas (DMAs). The network is broadcast by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Univision Television Group and Cox Media Group owned stations and others. For information, visit get.tv and connect with the network on Facebook and Twitter @getTV.

About Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies with affiliations with all the major networks. Sinclair's television group will reach approximately 39% of U.S. television households.

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/LA57545LOGO

©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • WACO

    Trip to Border Changes Perspective of Some Volunteers

    Trip to Border Changes Perspective of Some Volunteers

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:43:33 GMT
    Some local Salvation Army volunteers have a new outlook on the immigration crisis after spending 10 days on the border.More >>
    Some local Salvation Army volunteers have a new outlook on the immigration crisis after spending 10 days on the border.More >>
  • WACO

    Baylor Community Mourns Loss of Students

    Baylor Community Mourns Loss of Students

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:31:45 GMT
    The Baylor community mourns the loss of a student and a recent graduate who died in a crash on Tuesday morning. Two Baylor students are in the hospital recovering from at the hospital.  More >>
    The Baylor community mourns the loss of a student and a recent graduate who died in a crash on Tuesday morning. Two Baylor students are in the hospital recovering from at the hospital.  More >>
  • FALLS COUNTY

    DPS Identifies Baylor University Students Killed in Crash

    DPS Identifies Baylor University Students Killed in Crash

    Jul 29, 2014 11:28 AM2014-07-29 23:55:45 GMT
     The Department of Public Safety identified the two Baylor students who died in car crash in Falls County Tuesday morning.More >>
     The Department of Public Safety identified the two Baylor students who died in car crash in Falls County Tuesday morning.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow

News Channel 25 KXXV-TV
P.O. Box 2522
Waco, TX 76702

Phone Numbers:
Main: 254-754-2525
Tip Line: 254-757-2525

Links
Contact Us
KXXV Employment Opportunites
FCC Filings
Advertise on KXXV

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXXV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.