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getTV Adds WADL In Detroit To Its Growing Affiliate List

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
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getTV, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks' U.S. digital broadcast television channel, announced the addition of WADL in Detroit to its growing affiliate roster. Viewers in the Detroit area can now enjoy getTV's classic entertainment featuring Hollywood's golden era of film and television on the over the air channel position of 38.2. With the addition of Detroit, getTV is currently broadcast in markets representing over 70% of U.S. television households and is now cleared in all of the top 25 designated market areas (DMAs).

The network, launched in February 2014, is available across the country on local cable systems and over free-to-air digital channels. The network's genre-spanning roster boasts some of the most memorable movies, shows and specials from Hollywood's Golden Age, featuring a blend of Academy Award®-winning films, dramas, romances, westerns, and comedies, starring cinematic icons ranging from Frank Sinatra to Shirley Temple and including many of TV's most legendary entertainers.

"We are thrilled that classic television fans in Detroit can now tune in and enjoy the great movie and television entertainment showcased on getTV," said Tom Troy, senior vice president, distribution, SPT.  "Our partnerships with broadcasters are designed to deliver great entertainment to the viewers in their markets while providing a deal structure that drives revenue and enables them to remain focused on their core broadcasting and local digital businesses."

"We are excited about adding getTV and offering more choices in the Detroit market," stated Kevin Adell, CEO, WADL.  "We can always count on Sony Pictures Television for great programming!"

To find where getTV is locally carried, viewers can consult their cable or pay TV service provider or visit get.tv for channel numbers in their respective areas.

About getTV

getTV is a digital multicast television network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies and TV series and is available over the air and on local cable systems. The network, operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks, launched in February 2014.  It features Academy Award® winning films and other epic classic titles, TV series and specials. getTV's distribution covers 70 percent of U.S. television households and is available across most major markets, including the all of the top 25 designated market areas (DMAs). The network is broadcast by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Univision Communications Inc. and Cox Media Group owned stations and others. For information, visit get.tv and connect with the network on Facebook and Twitter @getTV.

 

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