Tribune Broadcasting and Litton Entertainment Announce New E/I Block for Antenna TV

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 TRIBUNE BROADCASTING AND LITTON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE NEW E/I BLOCK FOR ANTENNA TV

 

Burbank, CA & Chicago IL (January 25th, 2017) — Dave Morgan, CEO and President of Litton Entertainment, together with Sean Compton, President of Programming and Acquisitions at Tribune Broadcasting, announced today that Litton will launch a new three-hour block of educational and informational programming for Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network.

Premiering in Fall 2017, the line-up will feature programming that will inspire young audiences and the entire family to be active and compassionate members of their community.

“Litton is proud to bring its high quality educational and entertaining programming to Antenna TV as we continue to inspire audiences across the nation,” commented Dave Morgan.

 

About Litton Entertainment

Litton Entertainment is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry, creating and distributing quality programming for over 20 years with a specialty in educational and informational (“E/I”) programming. Litton talent and crews can often be found on all five continents producing Emmy winning, rich and nutritious content distributed worldwide. Litton's Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It's Epic!; The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a three-hour destination featuring E/I programming; and NBC stations with six original E/I series under the iconic brand The More You Know. Litton's syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! and Consumer Reports TV. For more information, visit http://www.litton.tv.  Litton is majority-owned by Hearst.  http://www.hearst.com/

ABOUT ANTENNA TV:

Antenna TV (http://www.antennatv.tv/) Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, launched on January 1, 2011 airs in in 131 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 87% of TV households, including WPIX-TV (11.2) New York, KTLA-TV (5.2) Los Angeles, and WGN-TV (9.2) Chicago. On January 1, 2016, Antenna TV became the new home of “Johnny Carson.”  For local station information please visit: http://antennatv.tv/channel-finder/

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online, including ScreenerTV.com and Covers.com.  Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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Press Contact:

Contact:          Meg LaVigne, 617.340.4155, mlavigne@litton.tv

                        Jessica Bellucci 212-210-2626 jbellucci@tribunemedia.com