Rev'n

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Rev’n
First air date
December 1, 2014

Rev’n is an American vehicle-oriented digital broadcast television network owned by Luken Communications, LLC.

History

As early as October 2012, Luken Communications, LLC was planning a car focused channel then called My Car TV.[1] The concept was later retooled and renamed prior to launch, with the network focusing on all automotive vehicles, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and more.

Rev'n was announced by Luken Communications on November 3, 2014[2][3] and launched on December 1, 2014 with 26 affiliates in 24 markets[4] reaching 29 million households.[5]

Programs

A partial list includes:[6]

  • Amazing World of Automobiles
  • Best of the World of Collector Cars
  • Bidding Wars
  • Classic Cars
  • Curator's Vault (E/I)
  • Dream Car Garage
  • Dream Ridez
  • Formula Drift
  • FreeRide
  • Hidden Heroes
  • Inside Drag Racing
  • Lokar Car Show
  • Mother's Car Show
  • Motorhead Garage
  • Motorz TV
  • My Classic Car
  • Off Road Action
  • On the Water
  • Performance TV
  • Pleasure Boater
  • Reality Rides (E/I)
  • Rev'n News
  • Road Classics
  • Sam's Garage starring Sam Memmolo & Sam Mahdavi
  • Sport Compact TV
  • Stacey David's GearZ
  • Steel Dreams
  • Superlift's Off-Road Adventures
  • Tech Garage
  • The Exciting World of Speed and Beauty
  • Trippin' on Two Wheels
  • Truck U
  • Two Guys Garage
  • USAR Racing
  • Valvoline Racing Radio on Rev'n
  • V8TV
  • World of Trucks

Unusually for a specialty network, both of Rev'n's federally mandated educational and informational programs are more or less exclusive to the channel, and with both carrying an automotive theme, Rev'n does not need to break from its format to air them. Each show airs multiple episodes during the week to fill the three-hour minimum requirements.

Affiliates

In addition to terrestrial affiliates, Rev'n is also available through a free Internet stream on the station's Web site, as well as through subscriptions to the Klowd TV, NKTelco, and FilmOn streaming services.

DMA Station Channel

Arizona

Phoenix (Prescott) K38IZ-D 38.7

California

Los Angeles KFLA-LD 8.6
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose KMMC-LD 40.4
Fresno-Visalia KVHF-LD 4.4
Bakersfield KCBT-LD 34.10

Colorado

Denver KHDT-LD 16.2
Albuquerque-Santa Fe K16CT-D 26.7

Columbia, District of

Washington, DC WWTD-LD 49.5

Florida

Orlando-Daytona Beach WSWF-LD 10.4
Jacksonville WQXT-CD 22.5

Georgia

Chattanooga (Dalton, GA) WDGA-CD 43.2

Idaho

Boise KZAK-LD 41.4
Twin Falls KYTL-LD 17.3

Illinois

Chicago-Arlington Heights WRJK-LP 22.6

Kansas

Wichita-Hutchinson Plus KSMI-LP 30.6
Kansas City KMJC-LD 25.7
Topeka WROB-LD 25.7

Kentucky

Louisville WRLW-CA 17.2

Maine

Bangor WEXZ-LD 13.2

Michigan

Flint-Saginaw-Bay City WUWB-LD 20.3

Missouri

Kansas City KCKS-LD 25.7

Montana

Missoula K34MJ-D 34.4
Great Falls K18BN-D 18.2

Nevada

Las Vegas KGNG-LD 47.6

New Mexico

Albuquerque-Santa Fe KYNM-CD 21.4

New York

New York WXNY-LD 32.5
Buffalo WBXZ-LP 56.3
Albany-Schenectady-Troy WYBN-LD 14.5

Oklahoma

Tulsa KZLL-LD 39.4

South Carolina

Greenville-Spartanburg WASV-LP 50.3

South Dakota

Rapid City KRPC-LP 33.3

Tennessee

Chattanooga WOOT-LD 6.3

Texas

Amarillo KXAD-LD 51.1
San Antonio KISA-LD 40.7
Beaumont-Port Arthur KAOB-LD 27.5

Utah

Salt Lake City KUTO-LD 15.3

Virginia

Norfolk W24EC-D 24.1

Washington

Seattle-Tacoma KUSE-LD 46.6

Former affiliates

DMA Station Channel Years Notes

Puerto Rico, Commonwealth of

San Juan W26DK-D 25.3 2014-2017 Replaced by Shop LC
Ponce W31DL-D 36.3 2014-2017 Replaced by Shop LC
Mayaguez W51DJ-D 51.3 2014-2017 Replaced by Shop LC

References

  1. ^ Marcucci, Carl (October 31, 2012). "Luken RTV affiliate losses not a big hit". Radio-TV Business Report. Streamline RBR, Inc. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ Seyler, Dave (November 6, 2014). "Television news: Graham, Sinclair, Luken, taxes". RBR-TVBR. Streamline RBR, Inc. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Flessner, Dave (November 4, 2014). "Luken expands TV networks; new markets, Rev'n channel added". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ "KPHE-LD Phoenix Adds Rev'n Diginet". TV News Check. January 12, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ Flessner, Dave (November 3, 2014). "Luken Communications to debut Rev'n automotive TV network on Dec. 1". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. Retrieved February 16, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Scribd". Scribd. 

External links

  • Rev'n website
  • Luken Communications website
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