ABC, Scripps to launch LAFF

ABC, Scripps stations clear new diginet; ABC to keep LiveWell after all ABC and Scripps Broadcasting announced this weekend they are launching a brand new digital subchannel called LAFF, injunction with Katz Communications beginning on April 15, “tax day”. Details on what the planned comedy network would carry (hint: you can’t go wrong with Mystery Science Theater 3000 reruns) were […]

Tragedy in Phoenix

Two news helicopters – one belonging to Belo-owned independent KTVK – the other belonging to Scripps’ ABC affiliate KNXV – collided in mid-air while covering a police chase in Phoenix, killing four people, two each in both choppers.