PBJ (TV network)

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For the unrelated production company, see PB&J Television.
PBJ Network logo 2012.png
Launched 2011[citation needed]
Owned by Luken Communications
DreamWorks Classics
Country United States
Sister channel(s) Retro Television Network
Tuff TV
The Family Channel
Qubo Night Owl
Website www.watchpbj.com

PBJ is a United States children's television network, operated as a joint venture between Luken Communications and DreamWorks Classics.[1][2][3][4] PBJ began programming in late summer 2011, and currently has 21 broadcast affiliates. PBJ can also be seen nationally on FAVE channel 129.[5]


PBJ broadcasts programs from the DreamWorks Classics library including The Archie Show, Mr. Magoo, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, The Lone Ranger, Gumby, Little Audrey, the 1996 version of Richie Rich, Casper the Friendly Ghost, The Secrets of Isis, The New Adventures of Zorro, Shazam, and Lassie.[1][2][3][4][6]

PBJ also airs some modern programming featuring bicycle and motor sports in middays and late nights. Infomercials air in overnights.

Original logo used during the first year of broadcast

Current list of programs airing on PBJ:[7]


  • 9th Period
  • Arial, Zoey and Eli Too
  • Eco Company
  • Mustard Pancakes
  • Passport to Explore

Formerly aired:


DMA City Station Channel Owner
14 Tampa, Florida WDNP-LP 36.1 Luken Communications
16 Arecibo, Puerto Rico WMEI 14.1 CMCG Puerto Rico (Max Media)
18 Canton, Ohio WIVM-LD 39.3 Image Video Teleproductions
28 Logan, Utah KUTO-LD 15.1
39 Birmingham, Alabama WRTD-LD 46.2 Luken Communications
40 Las Vegas, Nevada KEEN-CD 17.7 LeSEA Broadcasting Corporation
47 Albuquerque, New Mexico KYNM-CD 30.4 Belmax Broadcasting
K26CI-D 27.6
49 Memphis, Tennessee WBII-CD 20.3 Mid-South Broadcasting
58 Albany, New York WYBN-LD 14.2 Cable Ad Net New York, Inc.
61 Knoxville, Tennessee WKXT-LD 34.1 Luken Communications
66 Wichita, Kansas KSMI-LP 51.3 [1] Luken Communications
80 Huntsville/Florence/Decatur, Alabama WTZT-CA 11.3 Jamie Cooper Television
W27CV 27.1 Luken Communications
W33CM 33.1 Luken Communications
87 Chattanooga, Tennessee WOOT-LD 06.2 Luken Communications
146 Erie, Pennsylvania WLEP-LD 9.2 Kevin Bae
172 Utica, New York WVVC-LP 40.4 Northeast Gospel Broadcasting
173 Rapid City, South Dakota KRPC-LP 33.3 Luken Communications
174 Lake Charles, Louisiana KYHT 43.5 C. Dowen Johnson
187 Greenwood, Mississippi WPYM-LD 38.1
190 Fort Peck, Montana K39GF-D 18.1
Glasgow, Montana K18BN-D 18.1 Valley County Television District #1


  1. ^ a b "Luken, Classic Media To Debut New Network". TVNewsCheck. May 5, 2011. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Brzoznowski, Kristin (May 6, 2011). "Classic Media & Luken Communications Team for Retro-TV Network". WorldScreen. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Getzler, Wendy (May 6, 2011). "Classic Media brings 50 years of TV to new network". kidscreen. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Cynopsis: Kids! 05/06/11". Cynopsis. May 6, 2011. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ Where to Watch PBJ
  6. ^ "Cynopsis: Kids! 08/10/10". Cynopsis. August 10, 2010. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ "About PBJ". KYNM. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 

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