Cerro de Punta, Puerto Rico's highest peak, and its TV transmission towers
A broadcasting antenna in Stuttgart

This distinguishes such a television or radio station from an owned-and-operated station (O&O), which is owned by the parent network.

- Network affiliate

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.

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

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Alpha

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

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.

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

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.

Comparison of frequency band designations

Digital subchannel

Comparison of frequency band designations

In broadcasting, digital subchannels are a method of transmitting more than one independent program stream simultaneously from the same digital radio or television station on the same radio frequency channel.

For example, most of the owned-and-operated stations/affiliates of Trinity Broadcasting Network transmit five streams in the following format:

Harris automation system used at the former WWJQ (now WPNW) in 1993.

Broadcast automation

Broadcast automation incorporates the use of broadcast programming technology to automate broadcasting operations.

Broadcast automation incorporates the use of broadcast programming technology to automate broadcasting operations.

Harris automation system used at the former WWJQ (now WPNW) in 1993.
Solidyne GMS200 tape recorder with computer self-adjustment. Argentina 1980-1990
Solidyne 922: The first bit compression card for PC, 1990

Used either at a broadcast network, radio station or a television station, it can run a facility in the absence of a human operator.

Satellite programming often used audible dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) signals to trigger events at affiliate stations.

A live television show set and cameras

Television show

Any content produced for viewing on a television set which can be broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, or cable, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

Any content produced for viewing on a television set which can be broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, or cable, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

A live television show set and cameras
Tamvisio's camera operators film a television program at Frenckell's studio on January 2, 1965, in Tampere, Finland.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

After production, the show is handed over to the television network, which sends it out to its affiliate stations, which broadcast it in the specified broadcast programming time slot.