Chattanooga, Tenn., (April 14, 2016) – Retro Television, Inc. is proud to announce an affiliation agreement with KCBT in Bakersfield, CA (DMA 126). KCBT, owned by Cocola Broadcasting Companies, launched Retro TV on Tuesday, April 5. Viewers in the Bakersfield area can now find The Best in Classic Television over-the-air on channel 34.11.
Gary Cocola, Managing Member of Cocola Broadcasting, said, “Luken Communications is at the forefront of multicast programming. Cocola Broadcasting is proud to extend our partnership into new territories and additional Luken networks.”
Kevin Mosesian, Corporate Stations Manager for Cocola Broadcasting, said, “Our team is pleased to offer the Bakersfield audience Retro TV’s distinctive spin on the classic programming genre.”
Tim Krass, Luken’s Vice President of Affiliate Sales – West, said, “We are thrilled to add KCBT to Retro TV’s family of affiliates and to partner with Cocola in bringing Retro TV into Bakersfield.”
With an assortment of vintage comedies like Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Lucy Show and The Beverly Hillbillies as well as classic dramas including Doctor Who, The Doctors and Route 66, Retro TV truly offers The Best in Classic Television. Retro TV’s newest acquisitions include Haven, Murdoch Mysteries, The Border, The Collector and Acorn TV Presentsfeaturing classic series like I, Claudius and Poldark, as well as more recent, award-winning shows such as Anzac Girls.
About Luken Communications:
Luken Communications offers diverse, family-friendly programming with its collection of networks reaching approximately 80 percent of all U.S. households via a blend of over-the-air, cable and satellite television. The current network offerings include Retro TV, Rev’n, The Heartland Network, The Family Channel, TUFF TV and Frost Great Outdoors (FGO). Luken Communications’ flagship Retro TV was one of the first digital broadcast networks launched in 2005.