Chattanooga, Tenn.  (March 21, 2016) – Luken Communications, LLC and Retro Television, Inc. are pleased to announce the addition of Retro TV’s newest affiliate, KRID – Boise (DMA 107).  Retro TV is now available in the Boise area over-the-air on channel 22.8.

Karlo Maalouf, KRID’s owner said, “I believe Retro TV is a perfect fit for the Boise market.” Maalouf added, “With great shows like classic Doctor WhoMystery Science Theater 3000Dragnetand Police Surgeon, Retro TV will be a hit with our viewers.”

Tim Krass, Luken’s Vice President of Affiliate Sales – West, said, “We are delighted to further our relationship with Karlo Maalouf and KRID. Boise has already embraced Heartland and I know they’ll react just as favorably to Retro TV.”

KRID prides itself on being one of the first new TV stations to broadcast horizontally and vertically.  Using a 2 kilowatt Anywave transmitter, the station is able to achieve both horizontal and vertical signal penetration with nearly 30,000 watts ERP.

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 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 Rev’n, Retro TV, 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.