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​Chattanooga, Tenn. (June 21, 2016) – Beginning July 1, Halloween will last all year long on Retro TV. Luken Communications, LLC, in cooperation with 31 West Productions, is pleased to announce Harvey’s Festival of Fear as the latest addition to Retro TV’s lineup. The spine-tingling series, presenting classic horror films along with a cast of zany characters led by Halloween Harvey, will air Fridays at 12:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. Eastern.

Bob Mauldin, the creator and host of Harvey’s Festival of Fear, said, “I’m so happy to be able to offer Festival of Fear all year round starting this July. Last year, we enjoyed a successful seasonal run on Retro TV leading up to Halloween. We’re thrilled to be back full-time due to popular demand.”

Matt Golden, Luken’s Vice President of Programming, said, “You can’t keep a good zombie down! We loved Festival of Fear’s combination of classic films and horror host hijinks, and we were excited by the possibility of making it a full-time member of the Retro TV family.  Now, we’re pleased to offer all the spooky fun again, and this time the scares last all year.”

With an assortment of vintage comedies like Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Lucy Show and The Beverly Hillbillies as well as classic dramas includingDoctor WhoThe Doctors and Route 66, Retro TV truly offers The Best in Classic Television. Retro TV’s newest acquisitions include HavenMurdoch Mysteries, The Border, The Collector and Acorn TV Presents featuring classic series like I, Claudius and Poldark, as well as more recent, award-winning shows such as Anzac Girls.

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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.