Variety Television Network

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Variety Television Network
Type Local and classic TV
Branding The Variety Channel
Country United States
Availability OTA digital television
Owner Newport Television
Launch date
November 3, 2007; 11 years ago (2007-11-03)
Dissolved January 2009; 9 years ago (2009-01)

Variety Television Network (VTV) (also referred to as the Variety Channel) was a digital subchannel operated by Newport Television (formerly Clear Channel Communications's broadcast television station division) on various US DTV stations; each station broadcast a similar programming schedule except for some local programming. The network broadcast classic TV show re-runs, auto showcase programming and various home improvement programs.[1] The network went off the air in early January 2009.

Program offerings included A Place in the Sun, American Latino, The Andy Griffith Show, The Beverly Hillbillies, Bonanza, Dragnet, FreeRide, Latination, The Lone Ranger, The Lucy Show, One Step Beyond and Sherlock Holmes.

Stations

VTV was broadcast on Newport-owned stations in the following communities:

In many but not all of these markets, VTV programming has been replaced by Untamed Sports TV.[2]

References

  1. ^ VTV: The Variety Channel
  2. ^ "Untamed Sports | Come With US". Untamedsportstv.com. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
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