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Broadcast/Cable TV History - 1989
1989-01-01 All News Channel was launched.
1989-02-14 KBNT channel 19 (now 17) launched in San Diego.
1989-03-00 Video Jukebox Network was rebranded as The Box.
1989-04-17 Tempo Television became CNBC.
1989-06-29 Z Channel (PAY) signed off.
1989-06-30 Sports Channel Los Angeles (PAY), launched when Z Channel ended.
1989-11-01 The Playboy Channel was re-launched as Playboy TV.
1989-11-15 The Comedy Channel signed on
Lineups as of the end of the year
San Diego/Tijuana TV
6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 19, 33, 39, 48, 51, 57, 69, CCN, CPC, CVC, ITV, Rainbow Channel,
Los Anglees TV
2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 22, 28, 34, 40, 46, 52, 58, SelecTV, Sports Channel Los Angeles,
Other Area TV
3 (Santa Barbara), 6 (San Luis Obispo), 12 (Santa Maria),
18 (San Bernadino), 24 (San Bernadino), 30 (San Bernadino),
36 (Palm Springs), 42 (Palm Springs), 50 (Orange County), 56 (Orange County),
62 (Riverside), 63 (Oxnard), 64 (Barstow),
Satellite TV (for the consumer end of the cable system)
ACTS, All News Channel, America's Store, Arts and Entertainment, BET, The Box, Bravo,
CBN Family Channel, Cinemax, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Channel, Cornerstone Television, Country Music Television, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2,
Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Escapade, ESPN, EWTN, FamilyNet, FNN, Galavision, Genesis Storytime, HBO,
, Headline News, HSN,
Learning Channel, Lifetime, Movie Channel, Movietime, MTV,
NASA TV, Nashville Network, National College Television, Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon, Nostalgia Channel,
Playboy Channel, Prevue Guide, Prime Ticket, Private Screenings, PTL, QVC
SCORE, Shop at Home, Showtime, Sports Channel America, TBN, TBS, 3ABN, TNT, Travel Channel, USA Network,
VH1, VISN, Weather Channel, WGN, WPIX, WSBK, WWOR