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RE: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all
Isn't WCKD an -LP station?
I don't think the must-carry rules apply to -LP stations.
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> Subject: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all
> Although WCKD UPN 30 was suppose to switch affilations
> to FOX on the same day that WPXT switches to WB, it
> turns out that UPN will not let them out of thier
> contract, so channel 30 will stay UPN for awhile. As
> a result, Adelphia has dropped them from the channel
> lineup and replaced it with FOXNET. However, they
> continue to carry WSBK, UPN out of Boston. My
> question is, if anyone can clarify this, isn't it
> illegal for a cable system to carry an out of town
> station when a local affilate is availble? And if
> not, can WCKD request that all out of town UPN
> programming be blacked out?
> Bangor, Maine
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