FEBRUARY 28, 2011 TUFF TV RIDES INTO OKLAHOMA
Multicast network TUFF TV has added KSBI Oklahoma City (DMA 45) as an affiliate of the network that offers first-run original programming targeted at men."Our launch in Oklahoma City is significant as it's our first major market roll-out in the Midwest and we are excited to be partnered with KSBI-TV," commented Lou Seals, CEO of TUFF TV Media Group LLC. Neal Ardman, head of distribution for TUFF TV, says that with its compelling content the network is quickly becoming a significant player as a multicast broadcaster. TUFF TV is available in major markets including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle and Charlotte, N.C. It is a joint venture between Chattanooga-based Luken Communications LLC and Atlanta-based TUFF TV Media Group LLC. Luken Communications also owns Retro Television (RTV).
JANUARY 19, 2011 TUFF TV ANNOUNCES LAUNCH IN NEW YORK CITY TODAY
Guys Be Aware: TUFF TV Takes Manhattan by Storm in Market Number One
CHATTANOOGA, TN & ATLANTA, GA – January 19, 2011 — TUFF TV is pleased to announce the network’s launch in New York City and surrounding areas effective today. TUFF TV is the first digital broadcast network to offer first run original programming targeted at men. The New York affiliate for TUFF TV is WKOB digital channel 42.4.
TUFF TV features Sports, Lifestyle, Drama, Reality, Talk, Specials and Movies. “TUFF TV fills a void in the marketplace with a unique mix of programming genres currently unavailable on one dedicated network,” said Lou Seals, Chief Executive Officer of TUFF TV Media Group, LLC. “Our distribution model is different from many others and our technical capabilities allow for a rapid expansion across the United States,” Seals added.
TUFF TV already has significant distribution in major markets including Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle and Charlotte. With the addition of New York City, the country’s top television market, TUFF TV is on target to reach projections of approximately 45 million U.S. TV households during 1st quarter.
With its appealing demographics of men ages 18 to 54, TUFF TV is designed for viewers wanting more distribution platforms for their interests and passions, and for advertisers seeking additional opportunities to reach a targeted audience in the digital age.
TUFF TV is a joint venture between Chattanooga-based Luken Communications, LLC and Atlanta-based TUFF TV Media Group, LLC. Luken Communications also owns Retro Television (RTV), home to some of the best classic television programming ever created. For additional information about TUFF TV visit TUFFTV.com.