Garland's "The Tube" Launches In NYC
May 31, 2006 at 11:15 AM (PT)
LES GARLAND's 24-hour music television network, THE TUBE,has launched on TRIBUNE BROADCASTING WPIX-TV (WB11)/NEW YORK. The free broadcast of THE TUBE is achieved via multicasting, which allows WPIX to distribute a secondary signal within the primary signal's digital bandwidth. Anyone with a digital tuner can receive THE TUBE 24-hours a day, free over-the-air on channel 11.2. By mid-summer, THE TUBE is expected to be available on cable systems throughout the NEW YORK area.
THE TUBE Pres. & CEO LES GARLAND commented, "THE TUBE on WPIX in NEW YORK marks a major milestone in our 3 year history. We’ve been amassing momentum since we launched in LOS ANGELES earlier this month and we’ll continue to fuel it as we roll out the network in CHICAGO, PHILADELPHIA, DALLAS and other markets this summer, eventually broadcasting THE TUBE Music Network in 9 of the Top 10 DMA markets on TRIBUNE stations and 71 of the nation’s top 100 markets counting the stations owned by TRIBUNE, RAYCOM MEDIA and SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP."