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WTIC Channel 61.5 launches Twist, a new over-the-air reality TV network

Later this month, Twist will also welcome viewers to “Share Your Twist”, offering inspirational on-air messages to fellow viewers.

HARTFORD, Conn. — An exciting new twist on reality television is shaking up Connecticut’s airwaves starting today.

Viewers using an over-the-air antenna can find Twist, an all-new reality and lifestyle programming network, on channel 61.5.

Twist, developed by TEGNA, Inc., features exciting home, food, and lifestyle shows with jaw-dropping before-and-after reveals, plus dramatic reality shows with big personalities and unpredictable moments.

“Twist provides a wide variety of programming in the growing reality and lifestyle genre,” said Jon Hitchcock, President and General Manager of TEGNA-owned FOX61 and CW20. “We’re thrilled to offer this new entertainment channel to our over-the-air audience in Connecticut.”

The network will feature hit shows such as Dance Moms, Tabatha Takes Over, Flipping Out, Clean House and more at launch. New shows, including Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Top Chef: Masters and Dr. 90210 will be added to the network in the coming months.

Later this month, Twist will also welcome viewers to “Share Your Twist”, offering inspirational on-air messages to fellow viewers.

Along with Twist, TEGNA’s multicast channels True Crime and Quest provide quality programming to a growing over-the-air (OTA) audience.

For more information on Twist, visit watchtwist.com.