Claster Television (syndicated)
[1996 ReBoot schedule] [1997 stations] [Beast Wars]

As mentioned in the March 1997 issue of WIRED magazine, this page has the list of TV stations that had showed ReBoot in the US.

Old news, from 1996

Syndication Roster confirmed, 4-Sep-96

The 1996-1997 schedule and list of TV stations are included below.
Mainframe Entertainment Inc. Announces Reboot(TM)/Beast Wars(TM) U.S. Syndication Roster Confirmed September 4, 1996, 2:39 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 1996 /CNW-PRN/ - Mainframe Entertainment Inc. of Vancouver, B.C. and Claster Television of the United States have confirmed the roster of U.S. television stations to pick up Claster's Power Block of programs for broadcast in the United States for the 1996/97 season. The Power Block includes Mainframe Entertainment's ReBoot and Beast Wars:Transformers, the world's first 3D computer animated children's series. More than 110 stations across the United States have bought the shows, which will begin airing in some markets starting the week of September 16, 1996.

Claster Television distributes syndicated series to 85 percent of the U.S. television market.

Mainframe Entertainment Inc. produces ReBoot, winner of three Gemini Awards, and Beast Wars, its newest 3D computer animated series, at its state-of-the-art facility in Vancouver, Canada.

Additional episodes of ReBoot have been created; Season III is 16 episodes, arranged as four 4-part stories.

Claster TV adds ReBoot to "Power Block", 14-Aug-96

Claster Television added the computer-animated series ReBoot to its syndicated weekday action animation package called the "Power Block".

ReBoot joins "Beast Wars:Transformers" and "VOR-Tech" in the children's block, which debuted Fall 1996 on 106 stations covering 85% of the country. The block was shown five times a week in the early morning. ReBoot had been scheduled for Thursdays, at 7:00am or 7:30am in most markets.

The 1996-1997 season started the week of September 16th in the US. ReBoot showed on Thursdays, starting 19-Sep-96. Channel-44 in San Francisco showed ReBoot at 7:30am Thursdays.

ReBoot was re-launched, starting with 13 episodes from the first and second seasons. Claster's syndication package ended on 12-Sep-97. No details yet as to which syndicator or network will show Season III in the US.

List of stations

ReBoot was shown on Thursdays, from Sep-96 to Aug-97. The following TV stations showed the "Power Block" daily:

WXXA Albany
KASA Albuquerque
KDW Alexandria
KYES Anchorage
WUPA Atlanta
KNVA Austin
WNUV Baltimore, MD
WGMB Baton Rouge
WABM Birmingham
KHDT Boise
WLVI Boston (ended?)
WUTV Buffalo
WVNY Burlington
KFXA/KFXB Cedar Rapids
WRSP Champaign
WVAH Charleston, WV
WBNU Charleston, SC
WJZY Charlotte
WDSI Chattanooga
WPWR Chicago
WSTR Cincinnati
WUAB Cleveland
WACH Columbia
WTTE Columbus
KTXA Dallas
WRGT Dayton
KWGN Denver
KDSM Des Moines
WKBD Detroit
KJLF El Paso, 5pm
KROZ Eugene
WSMH Flint
WPDE/WWMS Florence
KAIL Fresno
WXMI Grand Rapids, Thu 2:00pm (ReBoot only)
WACY Green Bay
WGGT Greensboro
WFXI Greenville, NC
WHNS Greenville, SC
XHFOX Harlingen, TX + MX
WPMT Harrisburg
WTIC Hartford
KFVE Honolulu
KTXH Houston
WTTV Indianapolis
WDBD Jackson, MS
WAWS Jacksonville
KSMO Kansas City
WTNZ Knoxville
WLAX La Crossa
KADN Lafayette
XHFTX Laredo, TX + MX
KUPN Las Vegas
WDKY Lexington
KASN Little Rock
KCAL Los Angeles
WDRB Louisville, KY
WLMT Memphis
WBFS Miami
WCGV/WWTV Milwaukee
KMSP Minneapolis
WJTC Mobile
WZTV Nashville
WNOL New Orleans
WPIX New York 7:00am
WTVZ Norfolk
KPEI Odessa
KOKH Oklahoma City
WOFL Orlando
KBSI Paducah
WPSG Philadelphia
KUTP Phoenix
WPGH Pittsburgh
WPXT Portland, ME
KPDX Portland, OR
WLFL Raleigh
WRLH Richmond
WFXR Roanoake, VA 2:30pm
WUHF Rochester
KTXL Sacramento
KSTU Salt Lake City, Sat+Sun
KABB/KRRT San Antonio
XETV San Diego + Tijuana
KBHK San Francisco
KCPQ Seattle
KSHV Shreveport
KDEB Springfield
KPLR St Louis
WNYS Syracuse
WTLH Tallahassee
WTOG Tampa
WUPW Toledo
WEMT Tri Cities
KTTU Tucson
KTFO Tulsa
WDCA Washington, DC
WTVX West Palm
KSAS Wichita
WOLF Wilkes Barre
WSFX Wilmington


Three stations announced that they would be showing ReBoot only. One station is sticking to the plan, the other two are not. Salt Lake City has a nonstandard schedule
+ WXMI Grand Rapids runs ReBoot only, Thursdays at 2:00pm
- WRAZ Durham/Raleigh, Saturday - rights relinquished to WLFL
- KTZZ Seattle, Saturday - rights relinquished to KCPQ
+ KSTU Salt Lake City, Sat 6am, Sun 6am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am
- WLVI Boston - showing King Arthur as of 10-Jul-97.

Satellite feeds (1996)

The first six episodes of "Beast Wars: Transformers" (3 hours) were shown on DirecTV, channel 195. They were repeated from 15-Aug-96 to 15-Sep-96.
Big dish satellite
The Power Block fed at 10:00am Eastern Monday through Friday on Telstar T4/21. It was on a 2.5 day advance schedule; ReBoot was downloaded on Monday afternoon and broadcast on Thursday morning.

Widely available DBS
The "DiSH Network" system (formerly known as Echostar) carries WPIX. That station from New York carried ReBoot on Thursday at 7:00am, EST.

DirecTV subscribers who qualifiedr receiving PrimeTime 24 package (CBS + NBC + ABC + PBS + FOX) will found ReBoot on channel 297 at 6:00am EST.

The distribution company (1996)

	Claster Television Inc
	9630 Deereco Road
	Timonium, MD 21093
	Phone: (410)561-5500
	Fax:   (410)561-5511
[1996 ReBoot schedule] [1997 stations] [Beast Wars]
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