T Dog’s Grab Bag: WCIU to replace “This” with “Bounce”

Time to see what’s in this week edition of the Grab bag: – With This TV leaving for WGN-TV ¬†November 1, Weigel Broadcasting is replacing it with Bounce, moving from its 23.2 subchannel position to the much stronger 26.5 position, according to an item on WCIU’s website. Bounce is an African-American-targeted subchannel targeted to adults 25-54. The move comes as […]

A bunch of stuff

News & Notes: – The Chicago Cubs may start its own television network if the team is sold, according to an article in today’s Chicago Tribune. The model would be the New York Yankees successful YES network, and the Cubs are looking to maximize revenues. Current owner Tribune has a 25 percent in Comcast SportsNet, and the Cubs are contracted […]

WLUK says no soup for Eli

Fox affiliate WLUK-TV in Green Bay is pulling a program for a rather unusual reason. The LIN Broadcasting-owned station is pre-empting Seinfeld from its regular Saturday 5:30 p.m. time slot to air a program that is being picked by viewers. It turns out New York Giants QB Eli Manning, in town to play the NFC Championship Game against Green Bay, […]