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TVS Classic Sports Network Expands to Cable TV Distribution on a Barter Basis As NBCSN Sunsets

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TVS is celebrating it's 48th year as a multiplatform classic sports program provider. Started as a cable TV network in 1973, the 24/7 ad supported streaming channel will be made available to cable systems on a no cost barter basis in December

ESSINGTON, Pa. - eTradeWire -- TVS Classic Sports Network, the 24/7 ad supported free to view streaming network on the WatchYour.TV platform, powered by Tulix, will be available to cable systems in December to coincide with the sunset of the NBCSN cable sports network. This will mark the return of a classic sports cable network after ESPN Classic folded their cable channel several years ago.

The network will be made available to cable systems on a barter basis, with no subscriber charge to the cable operators. TVS-CSN was in fact the first cable TV network, being established in 1973 as  All Sports All Day. The channel was absorbed into the TVS Television Network in 1987.

TVS Classic Sports Network will draw from it's 10,000 event sports library for the

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network. TVS was founded in 1960 and has produced and distributed sports on TV since then. Among the TVS programs produced  in the 20th Century include college basketball, major college football bowl games, ABA Basketball, WFL Football, NASL Soccer, IWA Wrestling, championship boxing, AIAW Championships, LPGA Golf, LPBT Bowling, ATP Tennis, and NASCAR. TVS also owns the Mizlou, Katz, Tanner, Chesley, and SNI catalogs.

As a barter service, TVS Classic Sports Network will be available at no per subscriber charge to cable systems and satellite providers. The network will be advertising supported. TVS AdSales.Com, headed by iconic sports ad sales marketer Jerry Wolff, will handle TVS sponsorships. Wolff established the ad sales on regional sports networks with Sports Channel and the New York Yankees. From 1987-2005, Wolff had the exclusive ad sales rights to 15 regional cable sports services.

TVS Television Network was founded in 1960 and is the fourth oldest commercial broadcast TV network in the USA. It operates TVSMicroChannels.Com, a 40 channel post cable network streaming service on the WatchYour.TV platform, powered by Tulix.

Tom Ficara

Source: TVS Television Network
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