The Nashville Network returns to Chicago airwaves

TNN_Logo_2012The Nashville Network (TNN) announced today that it will syndicate locally, over-the-air, on WPVN-Chicago 24.3.

WPVN began broadcasting TNN’s programming over-the-air on channel 24.3 last Friday when its new transmitter came online atop the Trump International Hotel and Tower.  TNN anticipates carriage of WPVN’s TNN channel via Chicago cable outlets in the near future.

Kent Gustafson, Vice President, CEO and General Manager of Polnet Communications says, “We are excited to have the iconic TNN network on WPVN.  This is Chicago’s only country music television station and it will feature music videos, talk shows, concerts, and other exciting programming around the clock.”

TNN, originally launched as a cable network featuring country music programming, returned as a broadcast television network on November 1, 2012.  Programming is comprised of syndicated and first run programming along with digitally restored content pulled from the vaults on Music Row, creating an experience that brings delight to country music lovers of every generation.  The program lineup includes The Rick & Bubba Show, Crook and Chase, Nashville Now, The Country Vibe, Music City Tonight, Gaither Gospel Hour and Larry’s Country Diner.