Television station

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

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.

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

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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.

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.

A broadcasting antenna in Stuttgart

Network affiliate

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.

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.

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.

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Television channel

Terrestrial frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.

Terrestrial frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.

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Commonly, the term "television channel" is used to mean a television station or its pay television counterpart (both outlined below).

Fox Business Network's Master Control

Master control

Fox Business Network's Master Control
One of ESPN's new digital master control rooms, MCR-D1, in Bristol, Connecticut.
Fox Business Network's Master Control with lights off
Fox Business Network's Master Control room with lights on.

Master control is the technical hub of a broadcast operation common among most over-the-air television stations and television networks.

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.

A live television show set and cameras

Local programming

A live television show set and cameras

The terms local programme, local programming, local content or local television refers to a television program made by a television station or independent television producer for broadcast only within the station's transmission area or television market.

Logos of the five major U.S. terrestrial television networks (clockwise from top left: NBC, CBS, ABC, The CW, and Fox.)

Broadcast network

Logos of the five major U.S. terrestrial television networks (clockwise from top left: NBC, CBS, ABC, The CW, and Fox.)
Original major radio broadcasting networks in the United States
The WEAF and WJZ chains

A terrestrial network (or broadcast network in the United States) is a group of radio stations, television stations, or other electronic media outlets, that form an agreement to air, or broadcast, content from a centralized source.

A television studio during a production of Kripo Live in Studio 1 of the Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)

Television studio

Installation room in which video productions take place, either for the production of live television and its recording onto video tape or other media such as SSDs, or for the acquisition of raw footage for post-production.

Installation room in which video productions take place, either for the production of live television and its recording onto video tape or other media such as SSDs, or for the acquisition of raw footage for post-production.

A television studio during a production of Kripo Live in Studio 1 of the Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)
The set for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at a studio in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan
Tamvisio’s camera operators film a television program at Frenckell’s studio on January 2, 1965 in Tampere, Finland.
A Gallery Control Room in Celebro Studios London
A make-up room at the Theatre Royal in Wexford, Ireland (October 2002).

Master control is the technical hub of a broadcast operation common among most over-the-air television stations and television networks.

Indoor "rabbit ears" antenna often used for terrestrial television reception. This model also has a loop antenna for UHF reception.

Terrestrial television

Indoor "rabbit ears" antenna often used for terrestrial television reception. This model also has a loop antenna for UHF reception.
Rooftop television antennas like these are required to receive terrestrial television in fringe reception areas far from the television station.

Terrestrial television is a type of television broadcasting in which the television signal is transmitted by radio waves from the terrestrial (Earth-based) transmitter of a television station to a TV receiver having an antenna.