Chattanooga, Tenn., (May 19, 2016) – Luken Communications has entered into an affiliation agreement with KPHE in Phoenix, AZ (DMA 12). KPHE, owned and operated by Lotus TV of Phoenix, LLC, will launch The Family Channel (FAM) later this month. Viewers in the area will be able to find FAM over-the-air on channel 44.5.
Ken Kwilosz, Lotus TV’s General Manager, said, “Our goal with KPHE is to provide our viewers with high-quality, family-friendly content that they’ll enjoy and I believe we’ve accomplished that. The Family Channel brings fresh, exciting programming to the Phoenix market.”
“Our team is thrilled to work with Lotus TV and KPHE to bring The Family Channel back to Phoenix,” said Tim Krass, Luken’s Vice President of Affiliate Sales – West.
The Family Channel is dedicated to great educational, entertaining and faith-based programming, now with a fresh look and new shows, like Ghostbreakers, The Balancing Act, Real Green, Designing Spaces, The Hollywood News Report, and the Emmy-winning The Folklorist. The Family Channel presents a safe, wholesome space for television viewing, with a strong brand for viewers.
About Luken Communications:
Luken Communications offers diverse, family-friendly programming with its collection of networks reaching approximately 80 percent of all U.S. households via a blend of over-the-air, cable and satellite television. The current network offerings include Rev’n, Retro TV, The Heartland Network, The Family Channel, TUFF TV and Frost Great Outdoors (FGO). Luken Communications’ flagship Retro TV was one of the first digital broadcast networks launched in 2005.