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List of Jones Intercable channels (Naperville, September 1991)

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Jones Intercable customers in Naperville, Illinois had access to the channels listed below in September of 1991. Today, Naperville's cable television services are handled by Comcast through Xfinity.

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CH# Name Notes/Today
2 WBBM Ch. 2 (CBS) Chicago A CBS network owned-and-operated station, owned by ViacomCBS
5 WMAQ Ch. 5 (NBC) Chicago An NBC network owned-and-operated station, owned by NBCUniversal and sister to Telemundo O&O WSNS
7 WLS Ch. 7 (ABC) Chicago An ABC network owned-and-operated station, owned by The Walt Disney Company
8 ESPN Owned as a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company
9 WGN Ch. 9 (Independent) Chicago Would later become a charter affiliate of The WB and then The CW, now an independent once again
10 Turner Network Television (TNT) Programming shifted from mostly classic movies towards drama movies and shows over the years with sporting events featured as well
12 Cable News Network CNN in Atlanta, an American multinational news channel
14 Music Television (MTV) Owned by ViacomCBS, it has shifted from strictly music and music videos in its early years to a mix of music, reality shows and dramas in recent years
16 WGBO Ch. 66 (Independent) Joliet Would become Chicago's Univision network owned-and-operated station starting in August of 1994, and later sister to UniMás O&O WXFT
(WGBO continued to run English language programming while it waited for the network's contract with WCIU to expire, which wasn't until January 1, 1995)
19 USA Network Today owned by NBCUniversal
21 Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Once a channel focused on arts and history, the channel has shifted significantly towards reality shows, dramas and documentaries
22 American Movie Classics Today operates only by the acronym AMC, shifted from originally exclusively classic movies (as a pay channel) towards movies, shows and originally programming (as a general cable channel)
24 WSNS Ch. 44 (Telemundo) Chicago Now a Telemundo network owned-and-operated station (since 1995), owned by NBCUniversal and sister to NBC O&O WMAQ
26 WCIU Ch. 26 (Independent) Chicago Now the Chicago's market modern-day CW network affiliate
(At the time, WCIU was also a part-time Univision affiliate, before programming moved to modern-day O&O WGBO)
27 SportsChannel Chicago Later sold to Fox and became Fox Sports Chicago, before eventually shutting down in 2006, replaced by Comcast SportsNet Chicago (now NBC Sports Chicago), which launched in 2004
28 WTBS Ch. 17 (Independent) Atlanta, Georgia Both the station and the cable network were separated from each other in 2007, with the station operating today as WPCH-TV, owned by Gray Television
29 Consumer News and Business Channel Still operates today, but only by the acronym CNBC
30 WPWR Ch. 50 (Independent) Gary, Indiana Later a UPN affiliate, now a MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated station, owned by Fox Television Stations, sister to Fox O&O WFLD
31 The Weather Channel Weather forecasting and science and in recent years, weather related shows and documentaries as well
32 WFLD Ch. 32 (Fox) Chicago A Fox network owned-and-operated station, owned by Fox Television Stations, sister to MyNetworkTV O&O WPWR
33 The Real Estate Channel Fate unknown, likely defunct, a real estate information channel
34 Home Box Office Still operates today by its acronym HBO, Home Box Office (owned today by WarnerMedia) is still used as the network's legal corporate name
35 Cinemax Sister network to HBO, owned by WarnerMedia
36 Showtime A premium subscription channel with movies, shows, documentaries and sporting events, owned by ViacomCBS
37 The Movie Channel Sister network to Showtime, owned by ViacomCBS
38 The Disney Channel Originally a premium pay subscription channel, Disney is now a general cable channel
39 Bravo Originally focused on film and performing arts (as a premium pay subscription channel), the channel has shifted towards lifestyle and reality shows as well as
programming themed around the LGBTQ community (as a general cable channel)
40 The Family Channel Sold to Fox becoming Fox Family in 1998 and then resold to The Walt Disney Company and renamed ABC Family in 2001 and rebranded and relaunched as Freeform in 2016
41 Nickelodeon Programming then and now, still consists of programming towards children and teenagers up to 18 years of age
Nick at Nite Programming initially consisted of 1950s and 1960s shows but shows from later decades added in the years and decades since
42 CTV: The Comedy Network Nowadays as Comedy Central owned by ViacomCBS
43 Lifetime Programming geared towards women and women in lead roles of movies and shows
44 C-SPAN A channel entirely focused on government and public affairs
45 C-SPAN2 A channel entirely focused on government and public affairs
48 Request Television #1 A defunct pay-per-view channel, replaced by iN DEMAND
50 Request Television #2 A defunct pay-per-view channel, replaced by iN DEMAND
56 Black Entertainment Television Then and now, still carries programming heavily targeting African-American audiences, though it nowadays goes only by the acronym BET
58 WCFC Ch. 38 (Independent) Chicago Once a religious independent, now an Ion network owned-and-operated station as WCPX, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company