You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

FBN lands an NYC home

New channel effective October 15

Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems.

In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered advantageous as they try to keep auds within the family — starting Oct. 15.

Fox Business Network will get channel 43, former home of MSNBC, and Fox News Channel will move adjacent to it from channel 46 to channel 44, current home of NBC U’s Sci Fi Channel.

In exchange, NBC U is getting vastly better channel positions for many of its cable channels in New York City from the 40s into a channel 14-18 cluster, displacing ABC Family, A&E, History Channel and Discovery Channel, which move up the dial.

MSNBC moves to channel 14, next to CNBC at 15. USA Network, currently at channel 40, moves to 16, and Sci Fi, displaced by Fox News Channel, moves to 17. Bravo moves down the dial to channel 18 from channel 38.

ABC Family moves up to 38 from 14, A&E moves to 46 from 16, History moves to 40 from 17 and Discovery slides all the way to channel 66 from 18.

More TV

  • Former Lionsgate Exec Guy Avshalom's Blackbox

    Former Lionsgate Exec Guy Avshalom's Blackbox Developing Crime Skeins (EXCLUSIVE)

    Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems. In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered […]

  • Actor Scott Wilson arrives at the

    Scott Wilson of 'The Walking Dead' Remembered at Memorial

    Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems. In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered […]

  • 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Stars on

    'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Stars on the Netflix Show's Feminist Themes

    Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems. In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered […]

  • Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke'Beautiful Boy'

    Amazon's Jennifer Salke Defends Broadcast, Touts Upcoming Projects

    Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems. In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered […]

  • 'Luke Cage' Canceled by Netflix

    'Luke Cage' Canceled by Netflix

    Fox Business Network has landed a channel position in New York City, its most important market, triggering a shuffle that will give NBC Universal a prime channel cluster in the mid-teens on some of Time Warner Cable’s systems. In the shuffle, NBC U nets and Fox’s two news channels each receive a cluster — considered […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content