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List of Sunflower Cablevision channels (Lawrence, May 1990)

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Sunflower Cablevision customers in Lawrence, Kansas had access to the channels listed below. Today, Lawrence gets its cable services from Midco.

Source: YouTube
CH# Name Notes/Today
2 Turner Network Television (TNT) Programming shifted from mostly classic movies towards drama movies and shows over the years with sporting events featured as well
3 KZKC Ch. 62 (Independent) Kansas City, Missouri Would later affiliate with UPN and then The WB, now a MyNetworkTV affiliate as KSMO and sister to CBS affiliate KCTV
4 WDAF Ch. 4 (NBC) Kansas City, Missouri Became the market's current Fox affiliate in 1994 with that network's mass affiliation deal with then-owner New World Communications (in 1994), WDAF was also a network O&O from 1997 to 2008
(WDAF's former NBC affiliation would go to current affiliate KSHB in an affiliation swap with the former)
5 KCTV Ch. 5 (CBS) Kansas City, Missouri Still the market's CBS affiliate and sister to MyNetworkTV affiliate KSMO
6 News Plus Defunct, likely a newswire service from the Associated Press
7 KCPT Ch. 19 (PBS) Kansas City, Missouri Still a PBS member station
8 KSNT Ch. 27 (NBC) Topeka Still that market's NBC affiliate and sister to Fox affiliate KTMJ-CD and also operates ABC affiliate KTKA
9 KMBC Ch. 9 (ABC) Kansas City, Missouri Still the market's ABC affiliate and sister to CW affiliate KCWE
10 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
11 KTWU Ch. 11 (PBS) Topeka Still a PBS member station
12 KSHB Ch. 41 (Fox) Kansas City, Missouri Would become the market's current NBC affiliate as a result of a mass affiliation deal between Fox and New World Communications, owners of WDAF (in 1994), also sister to independent station KMCI
13 WIBW Ch. 13 (CBS) Topeka Still that market's CBS affiliate
14 KTKA Ch. 49 (ABC) Topeka Still that market's ABC affiliate, operated by NBC affiliate KSNT and Fox affiliate KTMJ-CD
15 Cinemax Sister network to HBO, owned by WarnerMedia
16 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
17 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
18 ESPN Owned as a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company
19 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
20 USA Network Today owned by NBCUniversal
21 Cable News Network CNN in Atlanta, an American multinational news channel
22 WGN Ch. 9 (Independent) Chicago, Illinois The direct feed of the OTA station at the time, its later cable counterpart, WGN America, was rebranded as NewsNation, sister to WDAF
23 Showtime A premium subscription channel with movies, shows, documentaries and sporting events, owned by ViacomCBS
24 The Disney Channel Originally a premium pay subscription channel, Disney is now a general cable channel
25 C-SPAN A channel entirely focused on government and public affairs
26 C-SPAN2 A channel entirely focused on government and public affairs
27 The Weather Channel Weather forecasting and science and in recent years, weather related shows and documentaries as well
29 The Discovery Channel Still operates today with a program mix of technology, science, nature and reality, and its name shortened to just Discovery
30 The Nashville Network (TNN) A channel once focused on country music and lifestyle, it now operates as a general entertainment channel as Paramount Network
31 Financial News Network (FNN) Financial, consumer and business news and stocks, sold to NBC and absorbed/integrated into CNBC in 1991
FNN Score Sports programming from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am (Eastern Time) Weeknights (1985-1998) and 12:00 pm to 1:00 am on Weekends (1988-1991), shut down with NBC's integration of FNN into CNBC in 1991
32 Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Once a channel focused on arts and history, the channel has shifted significantly towards reality shows, dramas and documentaries
33 Lifetime Programming geared towards women and women in lead roles of movies and shows
34 Black Entertainment Television Then and now, still carries programming heavily targeting African-American audiences, though it nowadays goes only by the acronym BET
35 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
36 Prevue Guide Today operates as Pop, a general entertainment channel, focusing primarily on programs pertaining to popular culture
(The scrolling guides for which the network was legendary for were phased out over the years, at least on the network)