TelevisionChannel

Thing > Intangible > BroadcastChannel > TelevisionChannel

A unique instance of a television BroadcastService on a CableOrSatelliteService lineup.

Usage: Fewer than 10 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from BroadcastChannel
broadcastChannelId Text The unique address by which the BroadcastService can be identified in a provider lineup. In US, this is typically a number.
broadcastServiceTier Text The type of service required to have access to the channel (e.g. Standard or Premium).
inBroadcastLineup CableOrSatelliteService The CableOrSatelliteService offering the channel.
providesBroadcastService BroadcastService The BroadcastService offered on this channel.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage URL  or
CreativeWork 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Examples

WAAY is channel 7 on Comcast cable.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TelevisionChannel">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div itemprop="inBroadcastLineup" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/CableOrSatelliteProvider">
    <span itemprop="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="providesBroadcastService" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
    <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
      <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="TelevisionChannel">
  <span property="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span property="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span property="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div property="inBroadcastLineup" typeof="CableOrSatelliteService">
    <span property="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div property="providesBroadcastService" typeof="BroadcastService">
    <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
      <span property="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"TelevisionChannel",
  "name": "WAAY 7",
  "broadcastChannelId":"7",
  "broadcastServiceTier":"Premium",
  "inBroadcastLineup":{
    "@type":"CableOrSatelliteService",
    "name": "Comcast",
  },
  "providesBroadcastService":{
    "@type":"BroadcastService",
    "name": "WAAY-TV",
    "broadcastDisplayName": "ABC",
    "broadcastAffiliateOf":{
      "@type":"Organization",
      "name":"ABC"
    }
  }
}
</script>

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