Over The Last Few Years 20+ New OTA TV Networks Have Launched Targeting Cord Cutters

TV RemoteThe list of over the air TV networks continues to grow. There are now over 100 OTA networks offering free TV content, with many available to a large audience with an antenna.

These are the most recently added OTA networks, launching after 2012, along with the year they were founded and a quick look at what you can watch on each.

*Correction: We previously noted that GetTV is available in 66% of homes. The channel is available in 80% of homes.

TeleXitos (2012) – This is an American Spanish language network, owned by NBCUniversal Telemundo. The network airs TV dramas from the 1970s-2000s, movies, and shows, all dubbed in Spanish.

TeleRomantica (2012) – A Spanish entertainment network, TeleRomantica airs telenovelas, movies, series, lifestyle, how to, cooking shows, fashion content, and documentaries.

Laff (2015) – Laff is a network specializing in comedy programming, with a mix of feature films and archived sitcoms.

Escape (2014) – Escape focuses on mystery and crime dramas, including reality-based crime enactment series.

Grit (2014) – This network shows classic TV series and feature films, focusing on action and adventure. The network has an extensive library with licensing agreements with Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, and Sony Pictures.

Light TV (2016) – This family-friendly network shows faith-based content, including series, movies, and kid friendly programming.

Charge! (2017) – Another action and adventure network, Charge! is a Sinclair owned network that primarily airs MGM content.

GetTV (2014) – Originally a movie-oriented service, GetTV now airs many classic TV shows, with most of the content library coming from Sony. GetTV is available in 80% of homes.

Quest (2018) – This network from Tegna Inc. features travel, historical, science, and adventure documentaries and reality series.

Movies! (2013) – This network describes its content as a variety of theatrical motion pictures in a new, viewer and advertiser friendly format, not seen on broadcast television to date.

Cozi TV (2013) – This is the network for classic TV fans, with content from the 1950s to 2000s shown daily.

Buzzr (2015) – This game show network as a lineup with over 154 game show series and over 40,000 episodes.

Decades (2015) – A sister network of MeTV, Decades mainly airs classic sitcoms from the 1950s to the 2000s.

Soul of the South Network (2013) – This network airs existing and original content geared toward an African American audience, including sports, documentaries, and music content.

Heartland (2012) – A revival of The Nashville Network, Heartland is a music focused network.

Comet (2015) – Comet has a lineup of science fiction, supernatural, horror, adventure, and fantasy series.

Start TV (2018) – Another classic TV network, Start TV has a focus on content from the 1980s to the 2000s.

Heroes & Icons (2014) – This network offers westerns, crime dramas, sci-fi series, and action programming from the 1950s through 2000s.

Justice Network (2014) – This is the channel to tune into for true crime, investigation, and forensic science content.

Rev’n (2014) – An American vehicle-oriented network owned by Luken Communications.

TBD (2017) – An internet focused network, TBD airs user-generated music, animation, and comedy videos along with half hour web series.

The Action Channel (2016) – The home of high octane sports, movies, and more.

Stadium (2017) – You channel for live games and events.

Newsmax TV (2014) – This network has a news and talk format during the day and airs documentaries at night.

DrTV (2014) – A healthy lifestyle network, DrTV has healthy cooking shows, fitness programs, and kid friendly content.

NewsNet (2019) – The schedule of NewsNet is made up of a 30 minute news cycle, 24 hours a day.

Court TV (2019) – This recently re-launched channel features live trial coverage, reality legal programming, and legal dramas.

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