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Definition of the noun Superstation

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noun - plural: superstations

  1. [US] A television station that broadcasts nationwide via a satellite carrier

Explanation

Superstation is a term used in North American broadcasting that can have several meanings. In its most precise meaning, a superstation is defined by the Federal Communications Commission in the United States as a "television broadcast station, other than a network station, licensed by the FCC that is secondarily transmitted by a satellite carrier.

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Google previewHead's Broadcasting in America (2016)

A Survey of Electronic Media by Michael A. McGregor, Paul D. Driscoll, Walter Mcdowell

The superstation is a paradoxical hybrid of broadcasting and cable television¦ paradoxical because, although the FCC licenses each broadcast station to serve only one specific local market, superstations also reach hundreds of other markets ...

Google previewIt's in the Cards (1999)

Consumer Credit and the American Experience by Lloyd Klein

A superstation is a local station from one region of the country that is carried nationwide via cable systems. Some of these stations include ...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2010)

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A Superstation is a television broadcast Station .

Google previewThe Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America (2006)

A superstation is a television broadcast station other than a network station, licensed by the Federal Communications Commission that is secondarily transmitted by a satellite carrier; (3) An unserved ...

Google previewL.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected (2003)

A superstation is a television broadcast station other than a network station, licensed by the Federal Communications Commission that is secondarily transmitted by a satellite carrier; (3) An unserved ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb, Lambdin Kay Distinguished Professor for the Peabody Awards Horace Newcomb

Lawrence, editor, Media, Sports, & Society, Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications, 1989 A superstation is an independent broadcast station whose signal is picked up and redistributed by satellite to local cable television systems.

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations Titles 47, Telecommunications, Parts 70-79, Revised as of October 1, 2009 (2010)

by Office of the Federal Register (U.S.)

A superstation is a television broadcast station other than a network station, licensed by the Federal Communications Commission that is secondarily transmitted by a satellite carrier; (3) An unserved ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

TBS Superstation, made cable TV a more competitive, interesting venue than it had been before. After paying $1.6 billion¦or what many observers described as half a billion dollars too much¦for MGM/UA Entertainment Company in 1986, ...

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess

®superstation. ̄. The growth of cable television in the 1970s opened up new avenues for sports content, specifically through pay-per-view channels. Providers found that customers would pay extra fees, usually between $30 and $50, to see ...

Google previewBooms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis by Mehmet Odekon

®superstation, ̄. WGN could attract advertisers who wanted a national audience . It also carried Chicago Cubs baseball games, giving that team a national following. Between 1963 and 1985, the Tribune Company continued to expand ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (2011)

by Linda E. Swayne

For instance, the Tribune Company at one point owned the Chicago Cubs, 13 newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, and various television and radio outlets including superstation WGN, which broadcasts the Cubs games. Rather than ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communications (2014)

by Marcel Danesi

superstation local independent television station whose signals are distributed nationally viasatellite tocable andother ...

Google previewThe Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary (2010)

Finding a solution has never been easier! by Charles Timmerman

threesome “The Story of Civilization” author 6 durant “The Subject Was Roses” director Grosbard 3 ulu The sun 3 sol The sun is one 5 gstar The “Superstation” 3tbs The Tar Heels: abbr ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film (2017)

by Desi Bognar

superstation Independent station providing programs via satellite to a number of stations and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

by Christopher H. Sterling

a “ superstation” offering movies and sports programming for use by cable systems across the ...

Google previewDictionary of Video and Television Technology (2002)

by Keith Jack, Vladimir Tsatsulin

superstation A local TV station that is picked up by an intermediate ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Radio (1998)

by Donald G. Godfrey, Frederic A. Leigh

"The Superstation and the Doctrine of Localism." Communications and the Law 3 (fall 1981): 3. Kahn, Frank J., ed. Documents of American Broadcasting. New York: Appleton-Century- Crofts, 1968. Kahn, Frank J., ed.

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