NAICS Code 515120 Television Broadcasting




This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in broadcasting images together with sound. These establishments operate television broadcasting studios and facilities for the programming and transmission of programs to the public. These establishments also produce or transmit visual programming to affiliated broadcast television stations, which in turn broadcast the programs to the public on a predetermined schedule. Programming may originate in their own studio, from an affiliated network, or from external sources.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Broadcasting exclusively on the Internet: classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
  • Producing taped television program materials: classified in Industry 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production
  • Furnishing cable and other pay television services: classified in Industry 517110, Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • Producing and broadcasting television programs for cable and satellite television systems: classified in Industry 515210, Cable and Other Subscription Programming.

Industries Included

  • Broadcasting networks, television
  • Broadcasting stations, television
  • Network television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting networks
  • Television broadcasting stations

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:4493

Est. Employment:166113