WGN America

Network profile

  • WGN America, the national flagship of Tribune Broadcasting Co., is available coast to coast in more than 76 million homes, or 67 percent of the U.S., and growing.
  • Available through all major MSOs, including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Charter, Mediacom and Suddenlink, as well as national satellite coverage with DirecTV and Dish, as well as telcom providers Verizon and AT&T.
  • WGN America indexes as a Top 5 general entertainment network for co-viewing in prime time among adults 25 to 54.

Source: Nielsen Co.

Integrated media opportunities

Website: www.wgnamerica.com
Facebook: facebook.com/MeetatMacLarens
Twitter: @MeetAtMacLarens

WGN America is the "Home of the superfan," engaging fans of its off-network shows via social media platforms. With an independent "How I Met Your Mother" page on Facebook and the @MeetAtMacLarens Twitter handle, WGN America offers viewers a unique opportunity to connect. These social media tools offer advertiser engagement possibilities directed at the channel's core fans, resulting in more impactful media buys.


Dave Rotem
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WGN America is more than a place to watch the best in HD sporting events. WGN America offers a variety of off-network dramas, hit comedies and family-friendly content that appeals to a substantial and eclectic viewing audience. WGN America truly has something for everyone.

WGN America, available nationally in more than 76 million homes, is the destination for award-winning programming. Beginning in September, WGN America adds "Rules of Engagement" to its hit lineup, joining "How I Met Your Mother," "30 Rock," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Bones," "Scrubs," " 'Til Death," "Futurama," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Walker, Texas Ranger" and an extensive movie library.

WGN America's schedule rounds out 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). WGN America offers a year-round HD sports lineup.

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



WGN America is the destination network for TV's top-rated comedies, with the addition of "Rules of Engagement" joining powerhouse programming such as "How I Met Your Mother," "30 Rock," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," " 'Til Death," "Futurama," "Scrubs" and "America's Funniest Videos."


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


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.1

NBA basketball: WGN America shows 10 live NBA games (featuring the six-time World Champion Chicago Bulls) with all games in prime time.

Source: Nielsen Co., August 2011