US Digital TV Subchannel Programming
World, national, and local weather.
- America One
America One is a national television network. We reach more than 33 million households in more than 45 states and 125 markets nationwide. We provide 168 hours of weekly programming and over 30 hours of primetime sports programming. The majority of our affiliates run over 100 hours of America One content, and half of those run a complete America One schedule.
- Blue Highway TV
From the coasts to the heartland, the Snowbelt to the Deep South, BlueHighways TV offers a window into the experiences, music, neighborhoods, art, festivals and celebrations that, interwoven together, define America’s vivid culture and character.
- CoLours TV
CoLours TV is the only multi-media network that provides television programming for a multicultural and multi-ethnic New America. Our programming offers a unique perspective on entertainment, information, news, lifestyles, community affairs, and public affairs.
- Estrella TV
Estrella TV will provide a unique mix of compelling programs, including musical variety, comedy, scripted drama, talk and game shows, as well as a daily national newscast and a news magazine show, all featuring top Latin American talent. Network owner LBI is the largest producer of Spanish-language television programming in the United States, and currently produces 56 hours of original television per week.
- FUNimation Channel
The FUNimation Channel was conceived as a vehicle to expose a wider audience to the unique storytelling style and graceful animation inherent in the Japanese style of animation. In addition, it provides anime and entertainment fans direct access to FUNimation Entertainment’s exclusive portfolio of leading anime titles as well as top titles from other U.S. anime companies. FUNimation Channel in affiliation with OlympuSAT offers video providers across the nation the FUNimation Channel linear feed as well as top syndicated & multiplatform transactional programming.
qubo & Life
ION Life is the country’s first digital network dedicated to the celebration of positive living, wellness and an empowered life. ION Life’s vast array of engaging lifestyle programs will entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. The program slate includes such topics as health and wellness, diet and nutrition, competitive and lifestyle sports, and “best of” series on travel, design and décor, shopping, family activities and personal achievement.
qubo® is a groundbreaking bilingual, multi-platform entertainment destination for children that focuses on literacy, values and healthy lifestyles while celebrating the unlimited possibilities of a child's imagination. Most of qubo's shows are associated with popular children's books, and the network's interstitial programming continues to reinforce messages about early literacy and healthy living.
Found exclusively on ION affiliates.
LATV produces music and entertainment programs carried on 33 affiliates nationwide, including stations in New York, Chicago and Dallas owned by the Tribune Co. In Los Angeles, shows are seen on KJLA, drawing an estimated 100,000 viewers per week.
- Live Well HD
A unique subchannel, Live Well HD is a 720p high definition network launched by the 10 ABC-owned television stations, reaching about 24-percent of America's TV homes. Live Well HD Network provides a one-stop programming source on a range of popular lifestyle topics. The network's initial series include "Home with Lisa Quinn" on interior design, "Let's Dish" on healthy cooking, "Mirror/Mirror" on beauty and fashion, "Say Ahh..." on health and medicine, "Motion" on outdoor activities, and "Advice for Life" on personal growth. Initial reports said ABC HD and Live Well HD, both 720p subchannels, looked poor, but improvements (re-allocating bandwidth) were in progress. More recent reports say some ABC O&O's are now broadcasting Live Well HD in 480i, resulting in much better HD image quality on ABC HD.
720p or 480i, 16:9 or 4:3
New York City - WABC-TV 7
Los Angeles - KABC-TV 7
Chicago - WLS-TV 7
Philadelphia - WPVI-TV 6
San Francisco Bay Area - KGO-TV 7
Houston - KTRK-TV 13
Raleigh-Durham - WTVD-TV 11
Fresno - KFSN-TV 30
Flint-Saginaw - WJRT-TV 12
Toledo - WTVG-TV 13
- Local independent stations
Not having affiliation with a major network, independent stations offer diverse programming, including programs of local interest, religious, infomercials, etc.
- Local news / weather / analog mirror
Usually carried by network affiliates, subchannels carry repeats of local news, programs of local interest, 24 hour weather, etc.
MEXICANAL Network, a Mexico-based channel launched by Cablecom and Castalia Communications, targets the Mexicans living and working in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Its lineup features a dynamic range of Spanish-language content encompassing news, culturally significant programs, sports and popular entertainment from public broadcasters, independent producers and local access stations throughout Mexico.
NBC Local Media delivers quality, dynamic content that is centered around our audience's communities and lives. Leveraging the power and reach of our platforms, we keep our audience informed, entertained and in-the-know every day.
Found exclusively on NBC O&O's.
Create / Kids / World
PBS, with its 356 member stations, offers all Americans – from every walk of life – the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each week, PBS reaches more than 65 million people and invites them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; hear diverse viewpoints; and take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life.
Satellite Service (old PBS-X)
Found exclusively on PBS affiliates.
- RTN - Retro Television Network
RTV first went on the air in July of 2005 in Little Rock, Arkansas. From that first day we knew we had something very special- the best programming of all time on one channel all day long. RTV quickly began launching stations across the country, culminating with its nationwide roll-out in the fall of 2007.
THECOOLTV offers broadcasters and viewers a 24/7 customized multicast television channel that will reflect the musical tastes of each local market. THECOOLTV has secured videos and concert footage from major records labels including Universal Music Group, EMI Capitol, Warner Music Group, and Sony BMG. Additionally brought on are thousands of specialty content providers including independent labels, artists and promoters to suppliment the propritery LIVE content produced on location at major music events and festivals across the country.
- This TV
An MGM venture, This TV is a 24/7 offering of classic movies and TV shows. One of its key selling points is MGM doesn't charge for the service. Instead, it splits the ad revenue generated by This TV with the local television stations.
- Universal Sports
Universal Sports, formerly World Championship Sports Network (WCSN), a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, serves as the preeminent multiplatform destination for Olympic and lifestyle sports programming. The Universal Sports Television Network and UniversalSports.com deliver an immersive experience via exclusive live and on-demand coverage of world-class competitions, interaction with top athletes and in-depth access to sports news and information year round. Offering more than 1,000 live events and 7,000 hours of annual original event programming including an excess of 5,000 hours of archival programming. Recently began HD production for future proofing.
Typically found on NBC Owned and Operated affiliates, but also available on other DTV stations.
- Untamed Sports
Untamed Sports TV is an outdoor sports and lifestyle network established by Olympusat, Inc., the nation’s largest independent distributor of cable networks. In a significant move to offer unique viewing choices geared toward the hard core sports enthusiast, Untamed Sports TV launched as a digital sports linear network nationwide in 2008. Whether you seek an adrenaline charged encounter with a Cape buffalo on the plains of Africa,
a thrilling Baja encounter with a school of hammerhead sharks, or experience the world of sailing, snowboarding or an adventure race, Untamed Sports TV is poised to deliver the top outdoor sports, adventure and lifestyle programs – all on one single network.
Coming Soon To A DTV Station Near You:?
- .2 Network
The network’s daily programming lineup is built upon three two-hour movies—at noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., of recent vintage, many released within the past 10 years. The network has licensing deals with Sony and MGM and is negotiating with NBCU and Disney. The 300 Sony titles include The Pink Panther, Stuart Little 3, Marie Antoinette, All The King’s Men, RV, Stranger Than Fiction, Seraphim Falls, Gridiron Gang, Reign Over Me, Monster House, Surf’s Up, Second Chance and Premonition. Classic TV shows and lifestyle programming fills the time between the movies while paid programming fills the mornings. The network is also promising to supply the requisite three hours of FCC-friendly children’s educational programming. The network is encouraging affiliates to preempt two hours each day for news and other local programming. Affiliates may take back another two hours, but would have to carry the network advertising during those hours.
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