Sony’s Digital TV Network getTV to Show Classic Movies

Classic Hollywood Movies
Classic Hollywood Movies

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks’ U.S. digital broadcast television network, getTV, increased its national distribution footprint today.

It has announced a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) (Nasdaq: SBGI) that adds 33 TV markets to getTV’s growing affiliate roster.

With getTV’s new SBG agreement, the network’s clearance level is close to 70 percent of U.S. television households, upping its current reach almost 20 percent, since the channel’s debut four months ago, according to getTV.

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“The response for getTV, from both our station partners and the public at large, has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Andy Kaplan, president, worldwide networks, SPT. “By gaining such major distributors as Sinclair Broadcast Group, it is evident that the marketplace is supporting our channel, a solid sign that getTV is a vibrant business and consumer proposition.”

“We believe there is audience demand in our markets for such movie classics as those offered by getTV, and we are pleased to fulfill that local need,” commented David Amy, chief operating officer, SBG.

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getTV presents classic Hollywood films of all genres and is available over free-to-air broadcast TV and through many local cable systems.

getTV’s schedule includes Academy Award-winning films, dramas, romances, Westerns, and comedies.

getTV is a digital subchannel available over the air and on local cable systems dedicated to showcasing Hollywood movies.

Photo courtesy: getTV

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