PBJ (TV network)

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PBJ
File:PBJ Network logo 2012.png
Launched August 1, 2011; 8 years ago (2011-08-01)[citation needed]
Closed March 10, 2016; 3 years ago (2016-03-10)
Owned by Luken Communications
DreamWorks Classics
Country United States
Sister channel(s) Retro Television Network
Tuff TV
The Family Channel

PBJ was an American digital broadcast children's television network that was a joint venture between Luken Communications and DreamWorks Classics.[1][2][3][4] PBJ began programming in late summer 2011, and had 19 broadcast affiliates before they ceased operations in March 2016.

Programming

PBJ aired programs from the DreamWorks Classics library including The Archie Show, Mr. Magoo, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, The Lone Ranger, Gumby, Little Audrey, the 1996 version of Richie Rich, Casper the Friendly Ghost, The Secrets of Isis, The New Adventures of Zorro, Shazam!, and Lassie.[1][2][3][4][5]

PBJ also aired some modern programming featuring bicycle and motor sports in middays and late nights. Infomercials aired in overnights.

File:PBJ logo.png
Original logo used during the first year of broadcast

Final programming

These were the shows aired on PBJ at the time the channel closed down.

E/I

  • 9th Period
  • Biz Kid$
  • Distant Roads
  • Eco Company
  • Mustard Pancakes
  • Real Life 101

Formerly broadcast

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Luken, Classic Media To Debut New Network". TVNewsCheck. May 5, 2011. Retrieved May 7, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Brzoznowski, Kristin (May 6, 2011). "Classic Media & Luken Communications Team for Retro-TV Network". WorldScreen. Retrieved May 7, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Getzler, Wendy (May 6, 2011). "Classic Media brings 50 years of TV to new network". kidscreen. Retrieved May 7, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Cynopsis: Kids! 05/06/11". Cynopsis. May 6, 2011. Retrieved May 7, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Cynopsis: Kids! 08/10/10". Cynopsis. August 10, 2010. Retrieved May 7, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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