superstation

(redirected from Cable superstations)
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su·per·sta·tion

 (so͞o′pər-stā′shən)
n.
A television or radio station that broadcasts to a nationwide audience by satellite, cable, or both.

superstation

(ˈsuːpəˌsteɪʃən)
n
(Communications & Information) US an independent television station that transmits nationwide to local cable networks by satellite

su•per•sta•tion

(ˈsu pərˌsteɪ ʃən)

n.
a television station whose signal is transmitted by satellite to subscribers on a cable system.
[1980–85]
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the previous Saturday, independent stations were down by 6%, ad-supported cable dropped by 8%, PBS stations slid by 25% and cable superstations declined by 31%.
That's bad news for ESPN - and for the Braves' and Cubs' cable superstations.