We are a television broadcasting and digital media company focused on the acquisition, development and operation of television stations and interactive community websites and digital media services in 100 designated market areas throughout the United States.
As of December 31, 2018, we owned, operated, programmed or provided sales and other services to 174 full power television stations, including those owned by VIEs, in 100 markets in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The stations are affiliates of ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, MNTV and other broadcast television networks. As of December 31, 2018, we reached approximately 42.7 million, or 38.8%, of all U.S. television households.
The stations we own and operate or provide services to provide free over-the-air programming to our markets' television viewing audiences. This programming includes (a) programs produced by networks with which the stations are affiliated; (b) programs that the stations produce; and (c) first-run and rerun syndicated programs that the stations acquire. Our television stations' primary sources of revenue include the sale of commercial air time on our stations to local and national advertisers, the sale of advertising on our websites in each of our broadcast markets where we deliver community focused content, and revenues earned from our retransmission consent agreements with traditional multichannel video programming distributors ("MVPDs"), such as cable and satellite providers, and over-the-top video distributors ("OTTDs"), companies that provide video content through internet streaming.