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About Tubetown

We are a community partnership of Ritter Communications. Tubetown covers local events, whether it be on cable, provided by Ritter Communications, an Amazon Firestick, or online through our live streaming services.


Since 2014, we have broadcast over 200 live sporting events in the Northeast Arkansas and West Tennessee areas. But Tubetown covers more than just that. We take pride in being a locally-based content provider who brings the spotlight to events important to you such as community festivals, parades and graduation ceremonies. 


Behind the Scenes– Meet the Crew
Marcus Carlton
Local Content Manager at Tubetown

Marcus Carlton

Marcus joined Ritter Communications in 2008 to create a local content channel, Tubetown. He officially launched the Tubetown brand and channel in 2011. Over the next few years he successfully expanded Tubetown to West Tennessee in 2013, launched Tubetown Live in 2014, expanded Tubetown to live streaming in 2016 and launched the Tubetown App for Amazon Firestick in 2019.


Marcus is an Arkansas State University graduate of the Radio/TV program. Before joining Tubetown, he spent 9 years (1999-2008) at KAIT as a newscast producer and in creative services. While at KAIT,  he won multiple national awards which included the ABC Alpha award. He is the former executive producer of the Arkansas State Coaches Show for college football & men's basketball. 


When not at work, Marcus enjoys watching anything related to the Arkansas Razorbacks, grilling and smoking meat, watching movies and professional wrestling and spending time with his family. He also cherishes sarcasm and loves a good meme. 


Brandon Reid
Associate Producer at Tubetown

Brandon joined Ritter Communications in 2009, working in multiple positions including Customer Service, Billing Specialist, Business Account Rep and Project Manager. He began working at Tubetown in 2013 as the Associate Producer. He creates Tubetown’s programming schedule, directs live events, produces commercials, manages the voice over talent and also does internal projects including training videos.


Brandon attended the University of Memphis and Arkansas State University. While there, he obtained a Radio/TV degree with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. 


When Brandon isn’t at work, he enjoys watching sports, cooking, playing video games, writing, podcasting, video editing, and all things University of Memphis and Arkansas State University. 


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Where to Watch


Ritter Communications Cable TV customers have exclusive access to Tubetown, channel 21 in Northeast Arkansas and channel 11 in West Tennessee. Tubetown also provides access to the events we cover by live streaming to the Tubetown Facebook page and placing all archived content on the Tubetown Youtube channel as well as the Tubetown App on Amazon Firestick




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Want us to Stream Your Next Event?


Is there an event in your community that you would like to see broadcast live? Our live-streaming services allow us to live stream to Facebook, YouTube, websites, etc. Click here to fill out a form telling us what type of event you are having with details on the type of coverage you are wanting and we will be happy to get back to you with more information.



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