Tag Archives: Young Broadcasting

Gannett, Belo to merge

In what is believed to be one of the biggest deals in at least a decade, McLean, Va.-based Gannett, Inc. announced Thursday morning their intent to buy Dallas-based [..]

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Syndie special: “Dr. Phil”, “Trisha” renewed

As per the course for this time of year – and right before the NATPE gathering in Miami – syndicators are announcing renewals left and right. Here’s the [..]

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Monday Night Fights

(Courtesy: Chicago Tribune) Bears-Packers, Dancing destroy competition in Chicago – and everywhere else It was a huge face-off on Monday night. Wait, you thought I was just talking [..]

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This just in: Local news trumps reruns

KRON-TV San Francisco to dump Dr. Phil? It looks like these days viewers prefer the corruption, depression, politics, and crime to escapist fare. It what could be yet [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

Syndication switcheroo; Universal Sports add more clearances; Young files Chapter 11. – With another ratings period ahead, two Chicago stations have made some major changes to their syndicated [..]

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KWQC cuts staff, cancels newscasts

Young Broadcasting’s KWQC-TV in Davenport, IA-Rock Island, IL has laid off twelve employees and the NBC affiliate has also canceled its Saturday morning newscasts. This move comes as [..]

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San Francisco’s KRON up for sale

The Bay Area’s former dominant NBC affiliate-turned-My Network TV also-ran is up for sale by Young Broadcasting. Calling Rupert Murdoch….

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