WMTW-TV & WFXT In "Welcome To Mooseport"

Jeff Lehmann jjlehmann@comcast.net
Sat Feb 21 20:15:41 EST 2004

Howard Stern's movie "Private Parts" had several real stations. 106.9
WCCC Hartford, 107.1 in Westchester, NY, 660 WNBC New York, 101.1 WWDC
Washington, DC, and 106.7 WWWW Detroit come to mind. There could have
been more.

Jeff Lehmann
Hanson, MA

-----Original Message-----
From: boston-radio-interest-bounces@rolinin.BostonRadio.org
[mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@rolinin.BostonRadio.org] On Behalf
Of Mark Watson
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 7:55 PM
To: boston-radio-interest@rolinin.BostonRadio.org
Subject: WMTW-TV & WFXT In "Welcome To Mooseport"

    This afternoon I saw the movie "Welcome To Mooseport" which opened
Friday. The movie is set in the fictional town of Mooseport, Maine. The
movie stars Gene Hackman as a former US President and Ray Romano as the
local hardware store owner and handyman. They both end up running
each other for mayor. Among the fictional media that follow the campaign
2 real New England TV stations: WMTW (Channel 8 Poland Springs ME) and
(Channel 25 Boston). I didn't see a WFXT Fox 25 mike flag or news truck
have been in the background) but WMTW was more visible. There was a Ford
Explorer with the WMTW logo parked on the street and shown in one scene.
There was also a scene that showed someone watching TV and an actress
portraying a WMTW reporter was doing a live report, the Channel 8 logo
the bottom right corner, but her mike flag showed "TVNN".

   The credits at the end of the movie mentioned WFXT Fox 25 & WMTW
8 used with permission.

   Last year, the movie "Bruce Almighty" featured WKBW-TV (Channel 7
Buffalo) and it's "Eyewitness News". Any other movies in recent years
come to mind that featured real New England or Northeast US TV or radio

Mark Watson

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