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Re: JCS owes Sox $12 Million
JCS was on Ch 35/WPME in Portland and on Ch 33/WBGR (which I understand is low power) with some games on CH 5/WABI in Bangor.
---- On Oct 4 WhomFAN@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/03/1999 4:00:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > Will McDonough finally wrote what many of us who work in sports TV have
> > known for months. JCS has yet to pay the Red Sox for the 1999 season ( 10
> > Million) PLUS, they owe NESN another $2 Million for production costs)
> > Personally I would be shocked if the Red Sox see more than 30 cents on the
> > dollar, as JCS heavily discounted the rate card, and as it was the rate
> > structure could never recover the costs.
> > The Red Sox deserve what they got, as they were blinded by dollar signs,
> > since JCS owns NOTHING, chance of recovery by the Sox are next to nil.
> > Only good thing to report is the little guys ( production people ) have
> > gotten paid by NESN, so only the suits are going to get hurt.
> How many stations did JCS have in New England for broadcast of the games?
> I know in the Portland area I was unable to get any of the JCS games.
> (on the big 3 that is) No FOX signal at my location.
> Good day