With the added Mako affiliations, Retro TV’s distribution footprint will increase to nearly 78 million homes, covering 68 percent of the U.S. New markets include New York, Chicago, Seattle and Tampa, among others. Retro TV will reach a total of 87 designated market areas, including 39 of the current top 50 DMAs.
Mako Retro TV Affiliates
- New York - WKOB
- Chicago - W25DW
- Dallas-Ft. Worth - K31GL
- Atlanta - WYGA
- Houston - KUVM
- Phoenix - KTVP
- Tampa-St. Petersburg - W15CM
- Seattle-Tacoma - KUSE
- Denver - K05MD
- Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto - KBTV
- Austin - KVAT
- Oklahoma City - KTOU
- Amarillo - K16HB / K51JN
Luken Communications’ newest offering, Rev’n, a network geared towards the performance enthusiast, will launch with 20 Mako affiliates reaching nearly 29 million households and 25.5 percent of the U.S.
“With our recent content acquisitions and our addition of Rev’n, viewer requests for Luken’s networks are at an all-time high,” says Henry Luken. “We’re pleased to partner with Mako Communications in answering the call of our prospective audience.”
Howard Mintz, General Counsel of Mako Communications, says, “We look forward to our audiences’ response to Luken’s strong programming lineups. The buzz for Luken’s new automotive network has been considerable and we’re excited to get in on the ground floor with Rev’n.”
With an assortment of vintage comedies like The Lucy Show and The Joey Bishop Show as well as classic dramas including I Spy, Bonanza and One Step Beyond, Retro TV offers The Best in Classic Television. Retro TV’s newest programming acquisitions Mystery Science Theater 3000, Doctor Who and The Doctors recently launched to overwhelming response.
Rev’n is slated to debut on December 1, 2014. With proven content focusing on all things Rev’n, this new network will include cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles, events, auctions and more. Rev’n is sure to be a hit with fans and advertisers alike.
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, PBJ, TUFF TV and Frost Great Outdoors (FGO). Luken Communications’ flagship Retro TV was one of the first digital broadcast networks launched in 2005.