Sony's getTV Gets 33 Sinclair Stations
Increases channels U.S. clearance to 70 percent
June 23, 2014
—getTV, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ U.S. digital broadcast
television network, is adding 33 Sinclair stations to its affiliate count. 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 has now completed deals covering 65 total television markets, including
40 in the top 50 designated market areas, 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.
Sinclair Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer David Amy said, “We
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
The Sinclair Broadcast Group owned and operated stations joining
getTV's affiliate lineup are listed below:
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