Linear SD Services

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QSD 01
AMC-18 | 2C | L-Band | 1410 H

Launched: Nov. 1, 1996 with 1.5 million subscribers. Subscribers: Over 50 million homes full-time; 16 million part-time. Viewership Growth: Experienced 22 consecutive months of year-to-year growth in household impressions. Immediacy: ESPNEWS, the only 24-hour sports news network, has established itself as an immediate source of sports news and information. Philosophy: merge ESPN's on-air and online entities to present the ultimate interactive sports news outlet. Re-launch: On Sept. 7, 2001, ESPNEWS re-launched with new elements including enhanced interactive features, graphics and a television first - highlights combined with box scores and shot charts. Programming: The Hot List, 4 Qtrs, NFL Monday Quarterback, NFL Blitz, The Pulse, College Coaches' Spotlight, ESPNEWS Post-Game Extra, press conferences.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 04
AMC-18 | 5C | L-Band | 1350 V

Programming Philosophy: devoted to highlighting and celebrating the timeless events, personalities, moments and stories comprising the heritage of sports. As a curator of sports history, ESPN Classic connects the past with the present-day sports landscape, providing sports fans with perspective, context and relevancy. Programming Lineup: Includes a combination of live and classic sporting events; original entertainment series such as Cheap Seats, Who's #1? and Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame; Reel Classics, a weekly sports movie series; and documentary programming, including the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning SportsCentury. Programming relates to MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NASCAR, boxing (including the ESPN Big Fights Library), tennis, golf, college football and basketball.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 05
AMC-18 | 14C | L-Band | 1170 H

Launched: October 1, 1993 in 10 million households. Households: Over 90 million households. Programming Hours: more than 4,800 live and/or original hours of sports programming annually featuring MLB, NBA, college football and basketball, golf, tennis, auto racing and more. Cold Pizza, the network's two-hour morning show, combines sports with pop culture and lifestyle features. Quite Frankly, hosted by Stephen A. Smith, debuted in August 2005. A simulcast of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike in the Morning began July 2005. Rapid Growth: ESPN2, launched Oct. 1, 1993, reached 50, 60, 65, 70, 75 and 80 million homes faster than any network previously. Penetration: ESPN2 is now available in 96% of ESPN households.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 12
AMC-18 | 8C | L-Band | 1290 H

E! Entertainment

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    Affiliate Broadcast Operations
    Phone: 
    201-735-3700
    Email: 
    affiliate.operations@nbcuni.com

EWTN Global Catholic Network is the largest Catholic media network in the world offering commercial-free, family-oriented television programming. Through a variety of programming genres, ranging from LIVE call-in talk shows, news, Church events, documentaries, musical concerts, teaching series, children's shows, and daily Mass & devotionals, EWTN offers its viewers the spiritual and cultural wealth of the Catholic Church, in all its richness and variety.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    Mike Mishol - Corporate Accounts Manager
    Phone: 
    413-567-0026

QSD 14
AMC-18 | 13C | L-Band | 1190 V

A revenue-generating, next generation home shopping service leveraging its traditional home shopping network to capitalize on the convergence of television, the computer, and commerce. The service uses on-air personalities to market and promote brand name and private label lifestyle products at competitive prices.