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Sun Feb 24 23:21:19 EST 2008

The fact that I was even that close to the name scares me.

My Dad told me that the Herald was promised NBC if they bought all
color equipment from RCA. Never happened for who knows why but it was
quite the investment in 1957 considering ABC and color was 8 years

BTW Joe A classmate of yours at UMass sends regards. Glenn Briere who
did sports at the student station and still goes to most UMass home

On 2/24/08, A. Joseph Ross <> wrote:
> On 23 Feb 2008 at 23:34, wrote:
> > At one point channel 4 wanted it back and NBC said no. Finally around
> > 67 channel 4 got  Carson. Channel 5 then got involved with something
> > with a name like the Opelmeyer Network that had a new late night show
> > from Vegas that was a disaster. Then CBS signed Merv.
> The Overmeyer Network, founded by Daniel Overmeyer.  By the time it
> actually went on the air with a late-night show, it was the Untied
> Network.  Apparently Overmeyer needed more investors and had to
> change the name to get them.
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