or


[03/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
MyNetworkTV Adds 30 New Affiliates

[via press release from MyNetworkTV]

MyNetworkTV ADDS 30 NEW AFFILIATES

Roster includes Two Nexstar Broadcasting Stations, 13 from Gray Television, Four from Equity Broadcasting, Three from St. Partners II LP and Three Mission Broadcasting-owned Stations

Clearances Now Stand at 63% of United States

NEW YORK, March 30, 2006 - MyNetworkTV, the new primetime general entertainment broadcast television network launching September 5, 2006, has added 30 affiliates to its roster, including stations from group owners Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Gray Television, Inc., Equity Broadcasting Corporation, St. Partners II LP and Mission Broadcasting

To date, MyNetworkTV has been cleared on 96 stations throughout the United States, or 63% of the country. New MyNetworkTV affiliates announced today include:

� KAIL/Fresno-Visalia (DMA #56) � Owned by Trans-America Broadcasting Corporation

� KWBF/Little Rock (#57)�Equity Broadcasting Corporation

� WVLT-DT/Knoxville (#58)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WBLU/Lexington (#63)�Sandra Powley

� WSAZ-DT/Charleston-Huntington (#64)�Gray Television, Inc.

� KWBM/Springfield, MO (#77)�Equity Broadcasting Corporation

� WCFN/Champaign-Springfield & Decatur (#82) � Nexstar Broadcasting Group

� WBHQ/Columbia, SC (#83) � WBHQ Columbia, LLC

� WAPK/Tri Cities, TN (#91) � Holston Valley Broadcasting

� KFDF/Ft. Smith (#104)�Equity Broadcasting Corporation

� WCTV-DT/Tallahassee (#109)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WRDW-DT/Augusta (#115)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WRJM/Montgomery-Selma (#116) � Josie Park Broadcasting

� KRVU/Chico-Redding (#130) � St. Partners II LP

� KCPN/Amarillo (#131) � Mission Broadcasting

� WTVO-DT/Rockford (#133) � Mission Broadcasting

� WSAW-DT/Wausau (#134)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WIBW-DT/Topeka (#136)�Gray Television, Inc.

� KFBI/Medford-Klamath Falls (#141) � St. Partners II LP

� KJBO/Wichita Falls & Lawton (#144) � Mission Broadcasting

� WSWG-WSWG-DT/Albany, GA (#147)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WJHG-DT/Panama City (#157)�Gray Television, Inc.

� KXII-DT/Sherman-Ada (#161)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WPNY/Utica (#166) -- Nexstar Broadcasting Group

� WTVY-DT/Dothan (#172)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WMQF/Marquette (#180)�Equity Broadcasting Corporation

� WHSV-DT/Harrisonburg (#181)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WTOK-WTOK-DT/Meridian (#184)�Gray Television, Inc.

� WTAP-DT/Parkersburg (#190)�Gray Television, Inc.

� KUVU/Eureka (#194) -- St. Partners II LP

�MyNetworkTV is proud to welcome these broadcasters and group operators into our growing family of robust affiliates,� stated Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox Television Stations. �We are delighted that these popular stations are joining us on this exciting journey in changing the face of local broadcast television.�

Perry Sook, chairman/CEO of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. commented, �We think that the MyNetworkTV brand is the perfect compliment to the local focus of our television stations. We are excited about entering into this partnership with people and companies with a demonstrated track record of success in a start up network.�

Bob Prather, president/COO of Gray Television commented, �Localism is key for Gray Broadcasting and MyNetworkTV�s business plan best positions our stations to maximize success in our rapidly growing markets from both a programming and sales point-of-view. This is an exciting affiliation deal with MyNetworkTV and we�re ecstatic to be a part of it.�

Charles Williams, vice president, general manager of Trans-America Broadcasting Corporation, said, �We are very excited to be a part of MyNetworkTV�s affiliate base and this new network�s Fresno partner. MyNetworkTV�s business model dovetails nicely with our local and network programming strategy and at the end of the day, is the superior primetime network alternative we wanted to be a part of all along.�

George DeVault, president of Holston Valley Broadcasting, stated, �We are very excited about being Tri Cities� MyNetworkTV affiliate. The two dramas launching the network represent a great new concept for broadcasters to maximize success and we�re happy to part of this network. WAPK�s best days are yet to come as a result of our affiliation with MyNetworkTV.�

MyNetworkTV affiliates include WWOR/New York (DMA #1), KCOP/Los Angeles (#2), WPWR/Chicago (#3), KRON/San Francisco (#6), KDFI/Dallas (#7), WDCA/Washington, D.C. (#8), KTXH/Houston (#10), WDWB/Detroit (#11), WTTA/Tampa (#12), KUTP/Phoenix (#14), WFTC/Minneapolis (#15), WUAB/Cleveland (#16), WRBW/Orlando (#20), WRBU/St. Louis (#21), WCWB/Pittsburgh (#22), KPDX/Portland, OR (#23), WUTB/Baltimore (#24), XUPN/San Diego (#26), WWWB/Charlotte (#27), WRDC/Raleigh (#29), WUXP/Nashville (#30), KSMO/Kansas City (#31), WCGV/Milwaukee (#33), WSTR/Cincinnati (#34), WBSC/Greenville (#35), KRRT/San Antonio (#37), WABM/Birmingham (#40), WTVZ/Norfolk (#42), KASY/Albuquerque (#46), WUPN/Greensboro (#47), KVWB/Las Vegas (#48), WNYO/Buffalo (#49), WFTE/Louisville (#50), WNYA/Albany (#55), KAIL/Fresno-Visalia (#56), KWBF/Little Rock (#57), WVLT-DT/Knoxville (#58), WFGX/Mobile (#62), WBLU/Lexington (#63), WSAZ-DT/Charleston-Huntington (#64), WACY/Green Bay-Appleton (#69), KTTU-TV/Tucson (#71), KFVE/Honolulu (#72), WNYS/Syracuse (#76), KWBM/Springfield, MO (#77), WBGT/Rochester (#79), WDKA/Paducah (#80), KSHV/Shreveport (#81), WCFN/Champaign-Springfield & Decatur (#82), WBHQ/Columbia, SC (#83), WISC-DT/Madison (#85), WMYT/South Bend (#87), WUFX/Jackson (#89), WAPK/Tri Cities, TN (#91), KWKT/Waco-Temple-Bryan (#94), WBQD/Davenport (#95), WBXH/Baton Rouge (#96), WTSN-WEVV-DT/Evansville (#100), WMMP/Charleston, SC (#101), KFDF/Ft. Smith (#104), WISE-DT/Ft. Wayne (#106), WCTV-DT/Tallahassee (#109), WHTV/Lansing, MI (#110), KLPN-KFXK-DT/Tyler-Longview, TX (#111), KAME/Reno (#112), KELO-DT/Sioux Falls (#114), WRDW-DT/Augusta (#115), WRJM/Montgomery-Selma (#116), WAOE/Peoria (#117), WKBT-DT/LaCrosse-Eau Claire (#123), KLAF-KADN-DT/Lafayette, LA (#124), KTOV/Corpus Christi (#129), KRVU/Chico-Redding (#130), KCPN/Amarillo (#131), WCBI-DT/Columbus-Tupelo-West Point, MS (#132), WTVO-DT/Rockford (#133), WSAW-DT/Wausau (#134), WIBW-DT/Topeka (#136), KBJR-DT/Duluth-Superior (#137), KFBI/Medford-Klamath Falls (#141), KJBO/Wichita Falls & Lawton (#144), WSWG-WSWG-DT/Albany, GA (#147), KPSE/Palm Springs (#153), WJHG-DT/Panama City (#157), NOSA-DT/Odessa-Midland, TX (#159), KXII-DT/Sherman-Ada (#161), WPNY/Utica (#166), WTVY-DT/Dothan (#172), WJKP/Elmira (#173), WNTZ/Alexandria (#176), KKRA/Rapid City (#177), WMQF/Marquette (#180), WHSV-DT/Harrisonburg (#181), WTOK-WTOK-DT/Meridian (#184), WTAP-DT/Parkersburg (#190) and KUVU/Eureka (#194).

Targeted to Adults 18-49, the broadcast network will provide broadcasters with operational flexibility through a seamless flow of original primetime programming and branded national marketing initiatives that allow stations to maintain and strengthen their localism. 12 hours of programming will air on MyNetworkTV Monday through Saturday.

MyNetworkTV will launch with Twentieth Television�s new scripted primetime drama strips �Desire� and �Secret Obsessions.� The hour-long programs will feature a 65-episode story arc stripped Monday through Friday over the span of 13 weeks. Each Saturday, a re-cap episode highlighting the two programs� previous week�s storylines will air. �Desire,� scheduled to air at 8:00pm (Eastern/Pacific)/7:00pm (Central), follows two close brothers on the run from the mafia who both fall in love with, and then passionately battle for, the same woman. Immediately following �Desire� will be �Secret Obsessions,� starring international icon Bo Derek, airing at 9:00pm (Eastern/Pacific)/8:00pm (Central). The drama takes an in-depth look at the dreams, successes and tragedies found everyday in the fashion industry.





  [march 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· DESIRE (MYNETWORKTV)
· FASHION HOUSE (MYNETWORKTV)





[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[02/17/17 - 10:31 AM]
The Top 20 Junior Home Cooks Are Revealed on "MasterChef Junior"
Throughout this season, the juniors will face a wide array of exciting new challenges, including one served up by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

[02/17/17 - 09:21 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.9 Million Total Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Is #1 in Late Night Among Young Adults in 2017
TBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/17/17 - 08:37 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Stream First Ever Live Boxing Event on Twitter with Broner vs. Grandos, Live on Saturday, Feb. 18
The unique collaboration with Twitter is an extension of the Showtime Free Preview Weekend during which the premium network will be available to more than 73 million television households nationwide from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20.

[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.

[02/16/17 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Expands "The Vampire Diaires" Series Finale to Two-Hour Event
Look for the one-hour retrospective "Forever Yours" to lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by the show's final installment at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/16/17 - 03:03 PM]
Bravo Media Is Living the Highlife in the Low Country as "Southern Charm" Season Four Premieres Monday, April 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Get the bourbon flowing for the new season as Southern socialites Landon Clements, Craig Conover, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, Cameran Eubanks, Shep Rose, Thomas Ravenel, and newcomer Austen Kroll balance business and pleasure in the Holy City.

[02/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
IFC Greenlights Scripted Comedy Series "Living With Yourself"
"I'm doubly thrilled to be working with IFC on this show," said Tim Greenberg. "Normally I'd make a joke out of a quote like this, but I'm too sincerely excited."

[02/16/17 - 01:11 PM]
Cosplayers Put Their Skills to the Test in Syfy's Newest Competition Series, "Cosplay Melee"
Premiering on Tuesday, March 21, the hour-long battle is hosted by actress and self-described "super fan girl" Yvette Nicole Brown and executive produced by Jay Peterson and Todd Lubin of Matador Content.

[02/16/17 - 12:36 PM]
Adam Carolla's Live Interactive Talk Show Premieres Tuesday, March 14 at 10:00 PM, ET on Spike
Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be the special guest on the series premiere of "Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live."

[02/16/17 - 12:17 PM]
Chelsea Handler Announces Season Two Premiere Date of "Chelsea" on Netflix
"Chelsea" will now stream as an hour-long episode each week, giving her audience exactly what they want: more Chelsea on Friday nights.

[02/16/17 - 11:34 AM]
Santiago Cabrera to Star in "Salvation," A New Suspense Drama Series to Be Broadcast in Summer 2017 on CBS
Academy Award nominated director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("Esposados") will direct and serve as executive producer.

[02/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
"NY Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell," Premieres April 23, Starring Golden Globe Nominee Penelope Ann Miller
The movie tells the story of a prison staffer who helped two convicts escape, leading to a fatal manhunt.