WGN AMERICA

contact

220 E. 42nd St.
Suite 400
New York, N.Y. 10017
New York: 212-210-5903
Chicago: 773-883-3392
Los Angeles: 323-460-3861

network profile

  • WGN America, the national flagship of Tribune Broadcasting Co., is available coast to coast in more than 75 million homes and growing.
  • Available through all major MSOs (including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Charter, Mediacom, Bright House and Insight) as well as national satellite coverage (with DirecTV and DISH) and telco providers (Verizon and AT&T)
  • Easy to find in a cluttered cable environment—three-quarters of viewers receive WGN America in premium-channel positions 1 through 26

Source: Nielsen, 2009.

integrated media opportunities

Website: www.wgnamerica.com
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This fall, WGN America, the national flagship of Tribune Broadcasting Co., stakes out its place as the destination network for top-rated off-network and cable hits. As a general entertainment network, WGN America has enhanced its programming to emphasize comedy in prime time and late night. It has assembled a lineup of proven performers to optimize viewer engagement and ensure powerhouse demographic delivery with an unduplicated audience.

WGN America, available nationally in more than 75 million homes, is the 21st century destination for award-winning programming. Beginning in September, WGN America adds "30 Rock," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Futurama" to its lineup, joining "How I Met Your Mother," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Entourage," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Monk," "The Unit," "Bones," "Scrubs," "South Park," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Mad About You" and "Cheers," as well as an extensive movie library.

WGN America rounds out its schedule with live professional sporting events (all available in HD), including almost 100 Major League Baseball games (featuring the Chicago Cubs and White Sox) that showcase all 30 MLB teams, plus NBA games (featuring the Chicago Bulls) that combined offer a year-round HD sports lineup.

WGN America's programming approach offers advertisers and viewers a broad demographic appeal by daypart, program and genre. It offers customized marketing platforms and co-branded sponsorship opportunities that can also live on other Tribune multimedia properties.

HIGHLIGHTS


Comedy:

WGN America is the destination network for TV's top-rated comedies, with the addition of "30 Rock," "Futurama," and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" joining such powerhouse programming as "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Entourage," "How I Met Your Mother," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "South Park," "Scrubs," "Dharma & Greg" and "America's Funniest Videos."

Drama:

WGN America's lineup also features critically acclaimed dramas, including "The Unit," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Walker, Texas Ranger" and "Bones."

Family-Friendly Programming:

WGN America is home to America's favorite family-friendly programming, including "The Beverly Hillbillies," "I Dream of Jeannie" and "Bewitched."

Sports:

WGN America features some of the most exciting live sports franchises, all available in HD, including:

  • Major League Baseball: WGN America telecasts almost 100 games (featuring the Chicago Cubs and White Sox) showcasing all 30 MLB teams, delivering an unduplicated national audience and broadcasting more total games than any other national television network.
  • NBA Basketball: WGN America airs 15 live NBA games (featuring the six-time World Champion Chicago Bulls) with all games airing in prime time.