Herald: Ch 7 may buy Ch 56

Sean Smyth ssmyth@suscom.net
Fri Aug 18 08:57:27 EDT 2006

On Fri, 18 Aug 2006 08:25:02 -0400
 "Doug Drown" <revdoug1@verizon.net> wrote:
>Why on earth would NBC want to buy Channel 56?

So NBC can pocket everything whole.

Remember, NBC is paying Channel 7 a hefty affiliation fee,
since the fear was Fox could scoop up Channel 7 back when WBZ
dropped the affiliation way back when (has it been almost 12
years already?).

Ten years ago, NBC likely wouldn't even fathom buying Channel
56. In today's cable universe, channel position is much less

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