Template talk:American broadcast television (English)

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What to list here?[edit]

So since the proposal to delete the template was turned down we have some decisions to make. It was suggested that we move the defunct networks off of the template. It was also suggested that we remove the regional networks. So what is regional? The educational networks? The sports networks? Also how I understand it, this template is for Over The Air broadcasters. I'm trying to confirm if ALN is broadcast OTA. Someone just added BET. Can anyone confirm if this is OTA or just on cable? CKStark (talk) 01:14, 1 October 2009 (UTC)

Can we establish a policy...[edit]

That if something is not a television network (television being primarily a visual medium), that regardless of whether it's occasionally broadcast using an ATSC subchannel, it shouldn't be listed here? Someone insists on repeatedly adding a list of religious radio stations on the grounds that some ATSC multiplexes carry the channels. Myself and others keep removing them, but obviously we're going to get into 3RR territory soon and it's going to be hard to prevent the template from looking ridiculous if we can't point at a consensus. 66.149.58.8 (talk) 14:05, 16 July 2009 (UTC)