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Re: RedSox/Bangor 33

Just an FYI, the JCS crew (Jery Remy and company) specifically mentioned WABI when doing the "Thank Yous" at the end of Sunday's ballgame, the last JCS tetlcast of the year.

That's why I added them to my previous response.
-Paul Hopfgarten
Derry NH

 ---- On Oct  4 rjoc@webtv.net (Roderick O'Connor) wrote: 
> Paul:
> Yes, you're right that WBGR-LPTV33 was carrying Red Sox this season. But
> WABI-TV5 did not, to my best recollection carry them.
> 33 is trying to go Big-Time.  They are on most of the Cable systems of
> FrontierVision, based in Bangor, including here in SW Harbor, Bar
> Harbor, Ellsworth, Old Town, Brewer etc.  even up to Millinocket I
> believe, and down to Waterville.
> By he way, they seem to be picking up Fox.  
> I noticed yesteray they were airing the same football game as WPXT Fox51
> Portland, without the 51 bug.  I've also noticed a few other Fox shows
> on 33 which were not listed. 
> 33 right now runs mostly PAX and WB during the evenings.  With the new
> Pax23 on (supposedly) in Waterville, they could be "muscling" in on
> Bangor with full-time PAX. .
>  33 may have no choice except to shift to FOX.
> It xoul be tough-going though, as WPXT Portland's Fox 51 has extensive
> cable carriage throughout all of ME.
> It could prove interesting.
> Take Care
> Rod O'Connor
> Southwest Harbor ME