FRESNO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 28, 2012) - WeatherNation TV, Inc., a 24/7 television network providing local, regional and national weather, announced today an affiliation agreement with TransAmerica Broadcasting Corporation to launch the WeatherNation television network on KAIL-TV's digital channel 7.3 in the Fresno TV market on Sept. 1.
"WeatherNation is a great service for us and our viewers," said KAIL General Manager Charles Williams. "Technology allows broadcasters to now multicast through digital channels. By bringing quality entertainment and breaking-news networks to local markets like the Fresno area, we are giving viewers a greater selection and creating a more informed public."
The WeatherNation TV network delivers continuous live coverage of current weather events with stunning graphics and detail. A team of experienced meteorologists utilizes the latest technologies from VIPIR® Systems from Baron Services and HD Fusion™ from Weather Central for forecasting and illustrating current conditions with engaging and innovative 3D graphical mapping to help viewers understand the in-depth story behind the weather. A powerful severe weather tracking system also gives viewers the satellite view all the way down to street-level detail.
"We're pleased to bring Fresno our WeatherNation service, a robust TV weather network delivering around the clock forecasts and current conditions from a team of all meteorologists," said Michael Norton, president of WeatherNation TV. "With the addition of TransAmerica Broadcasting, we continue to grow our list of broadcasters seeking a consistent and accurate weather news service."
WeatherNation will be available to Comcast cable subscribers in the Fresno area on Channel 190 starting Wednesday, Sept. 5.
About WeatherNation TV, Inc.
WeatherNation TV, Inc., headquartered in Denver, Colo., produces the WeatherNation TV network, which provides 24/7 coverage of current and severe weather news and information in a compelling, all meteorologist-hosted format available in both HD and SD to local broadcasters and cable operators. WeatherNation, available for cut-ins or full-time digital tiers, is helping broadcasters realize revenues from digital channels. WeatherNation can incorporate paid programming, is E/I compliant for local broadcasters, is closed captioned and supports EAS. WeatherNation also integrates with a TV station's existing traffic and billing system for supporting ad insertion without the need for additional hardware. For more information, please contact email@example.com or (800) 343-9516. Visit www.weathernationtv.com.
About TransAmerica Broadcasting Corporation
TransAmerica Broadcasting Corporation, parent company of KAIL-TV, has served the Fresno Television Market for over 45 years. KAIL currently airs MyNetworkTV and syndicated programming (Judge Judy, Maury, Bones, etc...) on Channel 7.1 (Comcast Ch. 13 & 713HD / Dish, DirecTV & AT&T U-verse Ch. 53), and RTV (and the San Francisco Giants) on 7.2 (Comcast Ch. 191). Visit www.kail.tv.