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Satellite Lineup, May 1980

Satcom 1 (135W)

1, KTVU, Oakland/San Francisco 2
2, PTL (People That Love)
3, WGN Chicago 9
5, The Movie Channel
6, WTBS Atlanta 17
6, UPI Newstime
7, ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programing Network)
8, CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network)
9, C-SPAN (separately run from MSG)
9, MSG (or UA-Columbia) (became USA Network in April 1980)
9, Calliope (part of MSG service)
9, BET (Black Entertainment Network)
10, Showtime (West)
11, Nickelodeon
12, Showtime (East)
13, TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network)
14, CNN (Cable News Network) would premiere June 1
16, ACSN (Appalachain Community Satellite Network)
16, Showtime Plus Sports (pre-emptiing regular Showtime schedule to include 35 SW Conference games)
17, WOR New York 9
18, Reuters "Newsview"
18, Galavision (Spanish language)
21, SPN (Satellite Programming Network)
21, HTN (Home Theater Network)
22, MSN (Modern Satellite Network)
22, HBO (West)
23, HBO-Take 2 (mini G/PG service)
24, HBO (East)

Satcom 2 (119W)

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