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Local broadcaster, owned by a company other than the owner of the network, which carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.

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Seven's owned-and-operated stations have their master control operations centralised at the network's facilities in Melbourne.

Owned-and-operated station

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Owned-and-operated station usually refers to a television or radio station owned by the network with which it is associated.

Owned-and-operated station usually refers to a television or radio station owned by the network with which it is associated.

Seven's owned-and-operated stations have their master control operations centralised at the network's facilities in Melbourne.
WABC-TV's news vehicle. The circle 7 logo seen here is also used on other ABC O&Os broadcasting on channel 7.
9 Channel Nine Court, home to both CTV's network operations and Toronto O&O CFTO-DT.
"We can get rid of this baby!" CKVU-TV's Joe Leary takes the Global mike flag off his microphone on the station's last day as a Global O&O.

This distinguishes such a station from an affiliate, which is independently owned and carries network programming by contract.

The DuMont Television Network in 1949. DuMont's network of stations stretched from Boston to St. Louis. These stations were linked together via AT&T's coaxial cable feed, allowing the network to broadcast live television programming to all the stations at the same time. Stations not yet connected received kinescope recordings via physical delivery.

Television broadcasting

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Telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, where a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.

Telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, where a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.

The DuMont Television Network in 1949. DuMont's network of stations stretched from Boston to St. Louis. These stations were linked together via AT&T's coaxial cable feed, allowing the network to broadcast live television programming to all the stations at the same time. Stations not yet connected received kinescope recordings via physical delivery.

Within the industry, a tiering is sometimes created among groups of networks based on whether their programming is simultaneously originated from a central point, and whether the network master control has the technical and administrative capability to take over the programming of their affiliates in real-time when it deems this necessary – the most common example being during national breaking news events.

The CW

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American English-language commercial broadcast television network that is operated by The CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture originally between the CBS Entertainment Group unit of Paramount Global, the former owner of the defunct television network UPN; and the Warner Bros. unit of Warner Bros. Discovery, former majority owner of the defunct television network The WB.

American English-language commercial broadcast television network that is operated by The CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture originally between the CBS Entertainment Group unit of Paramount Global, the former owner of the defunct television network UPN; and the Warner Bros. unit of Warner Bros. Discovery, former majority owner of the defunct television network The WB.

The CW's original pre-launch logo. At the network's first upfront presentation on May 18, 2006, the provisional blue-and-white rectangle logo that was used during the network's formation announcement in January was replaced by a green-and-white, curved-letter insignia that drew comparisons to the logo used by CNN, another company with Time Warner ownership interest.

The network is also available in southern Canada on pay television providers through stations owned-and-operated by Paramount Global and affiliates that are located within proximity to the Canada–United States border (whose broadcasts of CW shows are subject to simultaneous substitution laws imposed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, if a Canadian network holds the broadcast rights); it is also available through two affiliates that are classified in the United States as superstations – New York City affiliate WPIX and Los Angeles affiliate KTLA.

Duopoly (broadcasting)

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Situation in television and radio broadcasting in which two or more stations in the same city or community share common ownership.

Situation in television and radio broadcasting in which two or more stations in the same city or community share common ownership.

Non-commercial educational broadcasters, mainly those that were members of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), were the only licensees allowed to sign-on or acquire a second television station that did not repeat the parent station's signal in the same market where they already owned a station (some of these acquired stations were originally licensed as commercial outlets).

Independent station (North America)

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An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.

The deal affected WAGA-TV in Atlanta, which switched to Fox after a longtime affiliation with CBS.

1994–1996 United States broadcast television realignment

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The deal affected WAGA-TV in Atlanta, which switched to Fox after a longtime affiliation with CBS.
The Southfield, Michigan, studios of WJBK, which was also affected by the deal and thus became Detroit's Fox affiliate.

The 1994–1996 United States broadcast television realignment consisted of a series of events, primarily involving affiliation switches between television stations, that resulted from a multimillion-dollar deal between the Fox television network (commonly known as simply Fox) and New World Communications, a media company that – through its then-recently formed broadcasting division – owned several VHF television stations affiliated with major broadcast television networks, primarily CBS.

Cerro de Punta, Puerto Rico's highest peak, and its TV transmission towers

Television station

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Set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television operator, that transmits video content and audio content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to any number of tuned receivers simultaneously.

Set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television operator, that transmits video content and audio content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to any number of tuned receivers simultaneously.

Cerro de Punta, Puerto Rico's highest peak, and its TV transmission towers

A group of television stations with common ownership or affiliation are known as a TV network and an individual station within the network is referred to as O&O or affiliate, respectively.

PBS

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American public broadcaster and non-commercial, free-to-air television network based in Arlington, Virginia.

American public broadcaster and non-commercial, free-to-air television network based in Arlington, Virginia.

Former PBS headquarters in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia

PBS has over 350 member television stations, many owned by educational institutions, nonprofit groups both independent or affiliated with one particular local public school district or collegiate educational institution, or entities owned by or related to state government.

CTV Television Network

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Canadian English-language terrestrial television network.

Canadian English-language terrestrial television network.

The logo in use in the 1970s and 1980s added the colours, still in use today, to the shapes, with the letters being rounded and a white half-square representing a television picture tube (1975–1985)
The ribbons logo used from 1998 to 2018.
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CTV Two
CTV's original logo (1961–1966)
Original version of CTV's geometrical shape logo (1966–1975)
The logo in use in the late 1980s adds three diagonal stripes to the geometrical shape logo (1985–1990)
The version in use from 1990 to 2018 drops any additional designs to the geometrical shape logo with letters being angled and tweaked. In 2004, the network added colour gradients to the shapes to create a 3D effect before brightening the shapes in 2011, although the plain version remained in use in print publications where the colour gradients could not be rendered.

Calgary and Edmonton were served by privately owned CBC affiliates; the other six markets by CBC owned-and-operated stations (O&Os).

Ion Television

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American broadcast television network and syndicated programming service owned by the Katz Broadcasting subsidiary of the E. W. Scripps Company.

American broadcast television network and syndicated programming service owned by the Katz Broadcasting subsidiary of the E. W. Scripps Company.

The network's original logo as Pax TV (a.k.a. Pax, stylized as "PAX"), used from August 31, 1998, to June 30, 2005. An initial version (as well as a prototype logo used prior to launch) featured a dove above the "X."
Ion Television logo from 2016 to 2021. This logo is still used, just without "TELEVISION" underneath; the logo is still used in commercials and on their website.

Ion is available throughout most of the United States through its group of 44 owned-and-operated stations and 20 network affiliates, as well as through distribution on cable and satellite providers; since 2014, the network has also increased affiliate distribution in several markets through the digital subchannels of local television stations owned by companies such as Gray Television and Nexstar Media Group where the network is unable to maintain a main channel affiliation with or own a standalone station, for the same purpose as the distribution of Ion's main network feed via cable and satellite.