Frost Great Outdoors

Frost Great Outdoors (FGO) is a United States television network, operated as a joint venture between Luken Communications and Frost Cutlery, a cutlery manufacturer based in Ooltewah, Tennessee. FGO began programming in late fall 2011, and has four broadcast affiliates. The network does not yet have a website. The network carries outdoors programming, along with home shopping from Frost Cutlery during certain hours, mostly on weekends.

Frost Great Outdoors
Launched2011[1]
Owned byLuken Communications
CountryUnited States
Sister channel(s)Retro Television Network
The Family Channel
Rev'n
The Action Channel
Heartland

Affiliates

Source:[2]

City Station Channel Owner
Birmingham, Alabama WSWH-LD 46.5 Digital Networks
Cortez, Colorado K30HJ-D 30.5 Southwest Colorado TV Translator Association
East Bernstadt, Kentucky WOBZ-LD 9.2 ARK-TV
Willmar, Minnesota K48AH-D 48.4 UHF-TV Inc.

Former Affiliates

City Station Channel Owner Notes
Atlanta, Georgia WTBS-LD 26.10 Prism Broadcasting Channel is now blank
Wichita, Kansas KSMI-LP 51.5 Luken Communications Now The Action Channel
Roscommon, Michigan WURO-LD 18.4 M33 Media, LLC Now Decades
Kalispell, Montana KMJD-LD 34.4 Weese Enterprises Now Rev'n
Arroyo, Puerto Rico W32DV-D 32.2 TV Red de Puerto Rico, Inc. Now The Action Channel
Chattanooga, Tennessee WOOT-LD 6.4 Luken Communications Now The Action Channel
Memphis, Tennessee WBII-CD 20.2 Mid-South Broadcasting Now The Action Channel

References

  1. ^ Flessner, Dave (June 10, 2012). "Chattanooga businessman Henry Luken goes country". ChattanooganTimes Free Press.
  2. ^ [1]

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AXS TV

AXS TV (pronounced "access") is an American cable and satellite television network. It is managed by the film company 2929 Entertainment (through AXS TV, LLC)—which they founded as HDNet (through HDNet, LLC) in 2001 before it was rebranded as AXS TV in 2012—with a consortium of partners consisting of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), Ryan Seacrest (through Ryan Seacrest Media), Creative Artists Agency, and CBS Corporation. The network's programming specializes in live music events, as well as comedy, movies, and mixed martial arts, among others. The AXS TV company includes the channel HDNet Movies.

FGO

FGO may refer to:

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Florida Grand Opera, an American opera company

Frost Great Outdoors, an American television network

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KSMI-LP

KSMI-LP, UHF analog channel 51, and KSMI-LD, virtual and UHF digital channel 30, are low-powered television stations licensed to Wichita, Kansas, United States. Owned by Luken Communications, the stations are operated by Great Plains Television Network, LLC under a local marketing agreement, making them sisters to Class A station KGPT-CD (channel 25). KSMI's offices are located on North Market Street in downtown Wichita. Its analog transmitter is located on East Murdock Street near downtown, while its digital transmitter is in rural northwestern Sedgwick County (northeast of Colwich).

List of United States over-the-air television networks

In the United States, for most of the history of broadcasting, there were only three or four major commercial national terrestrial networks. From 1946 to 1956, these were ABC, CBS, NBC and DuMont (though the Paramount Television Network had some limited success during these years). From 1956 to 1986, the "Big Three" national commercial networks were ABC, CBS, and NBC (with a few limited attempts to challenge them, such as National Telefilm Associates [and its NTA Film Network] and the Overmyer Network). From 1954 to 1970, National Educational Television was the national clearinghouse for public TV programming; the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) succeeded it in 1970.

Today, more than fifty national free-to-air networks exist. Other than the non-commercial educational (NCE) PBS, which is composed of member stations, the largest terrestrial television networks are the traditional Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS and NBC). Many other large networks exist, however, notably Fox and The CW which air original programming for two hours each night instead of three like the original "Big Three" do, as well as syndication services like MyNetworkTV and Ion Television which feature reruns of recent popular shows with little to no original programming. Fox has just about the same household reach percentage as the Big Three, and is therefore often considered a peer to ABC, NBC, and CBS since it has also achieved equal or better ratings since the late 1990s. Most media outlets now include Fox in what they refer to as the "Big Four" TV networks.

The transition to digital broadcasting in 2009 has allowed for television stations to offer additional programming options through digital subchannels, one or more supplementary programming streams to the station's primary channel that are achieved through multiplexing of a station's signal. A number of new commercial networks airing specialty programming such as movies, reruns of classic series and lifestyle programs have been created from companies like Weigel Broadcasting, Luken Communications and even owners of the major networks such as Fox Corporation, National Amusements (through the CBS Corporation subsidiary), The Walt Disney Company (through the Walt Disney Television subsidiary) and Comcast (through the NBCUniversal subsidiary). Through the use of multicasting, there have also been a number of new Spanish-language and non-commercial public TV networks that have launched.

Free-to-air networks in the U.S. can be divided into four categories:

Commercial networks – which air English-language programming to a general audience (for example, CBS);

Spanish-language networks – fully programmed networks which air Spanish-language programming to a primarily Latin American audience (for example, Telemundo and Univision);

Educational and other non-commercial broadcast networks – which air English- and some foreign-language television programming, intended to be educational in nature or otherwise of a sort not found on commercial television (for example, PBS);

Religious broadcast networks – which air religious study and other faith-based programs, and in some cases, family-oriented secular programs (for example, Daystar).Each network sends its signal to many local affiliate television stations across the country. These local stations then air the "network feed," with programs broadcast by each network being viewed by up to tens of millions of households across the country. In the case of the largest networks, the signal is sent to over 200 stations. In the case of the smallest networks, the signal may be sent to just a dozen or fewer stations.

As of the 2016–17 television season, there are an estimated 118.4 million households in the U.S. with at least one TV set.

Luken Communications

Luken Communications, LLC is a privately owned American broadcast holding company, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which owns or operates around 80 television stations in the United States and six digital television multicast networks.

WBII-CD

WBII-CD is a Class A television station licensed to Holly Springs, Mississippi, and owned by Mid-South Broadcasting. It broadcasts on digital channel 20 with 15 kW of power. It serves Northern Mississippi and Western Tennessee.

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