TUFF TV

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  1. Clarbear

    Clarbear Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    I didn't realize until recently that TUFF TV had shut down. Does anyone know anything why they went off the air?

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    More than likely lack of financial success. Never heard of Tuff TV which means probably not many eyes watching it.
     
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    Apparently Tuff TV and its parent company ceased operations without a public announcement. It certainly seems like Boba is on the right track but why it happened so abruptly is anyone's guess.
     
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    Clarbear Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    It's to bad. I think they should have promoted their Network a little more so that they could have gotten viewership. They had some good and different programs that I liked on there.

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    I believe it's been gone quite awhile,and you didn't notice,so you pretty much answered your own question ;)
     
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    August 26 according to news reports. But I would guess that viership was pretty low.
     
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    This is news to me, even though not surprising.

    I used to watch it when it was FTA via satellite, not the best programming IMO, but it was free.

    Last time I watched it via IPTV, in July I guess, but didn't find any programs that attracted me.

    And I agree,sounds like Luken (parent company) couldn't keep it afloat with low viewership and even less announcers

    R.I.P. TUFF TV
     
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    Clarbear Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    True very true

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    Luken still has quite a few channels. Hopefully their other channels will survive.
     
  10. Trip

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    Luken hadn't been involved recently. It was a joint venture with SealsCo which took full control several years ago.

    It's why Luken now has "Action Channel" to replace it.

    - Trip
     
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    Have it here on KYNM-LD rf ch. 21.2 Action TV Network!:biggrin

    Only in Albuquerque's TV market!:bow

    Not bad for weirded TV market!:rolleyes:
     
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    Action TV also KCKS-LD.
     

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