Linear television is a television channel that broadcasts programming in a scheduled format, allowing viewers to watch shows at their convenience. Some of the most popular linear TV channels include ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox. These channels offer a wide variety of programming, ranging from news and current affairs to dramas and sitcoms. Other linear TV channels include cable networks such as HBO, Showtime, and TNT. These channels typically offer a narrower range of programming, focusing on a specific genre or type of show. Viewers can watch linear TV channels either through a traditional cable or satellite TV subscription, or through a streaming service such as Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon Prime Video.