Something to watch out for...
Sun Nov 16 14:56:18 EST 2008
NBC owns WNEU Channel 60 which is Telemundo.
On 11/16/08, Dan.Strassberg <email@example.com> wrote:
> What station does NBC own here? Not 7, not 56. What? A Providence
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> To: "Larry Weil" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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>> <<On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 12:52:16 -0500, Larry Weil <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Of course, there would be the additional complication that Sunbeam
>>> also owns and operates, from the same facilities, WLVI. I doubt
>>> would want WLVI, so it would need to be sold off separately, if
>>> anyone even wants them at this point.
>> At the moment, it appears that there are a lot more properties on
>> market than there are buyers. Actually, scratch that. It appears
>> that there are a lot of broadcast properties on the market and no
>> buyers at all.
>> I'm told that Salem is particularly hard-up for cash and looking to
>> sell off whatever they can to keep the larger-market stations
>> until the economy picks up.
>> I wouldn't be surprised to see a number of broadcast groups in
>> 11 by the middle of next year if the financing crunch continues.
>> I suppose that if Fox ends up buying WSVN, they could fairly easily
>> take WLVI off Ansin's hands at the same time. That would presumably
>> mean the end of news on 56. NBC couldn't take it (they already own
>> this market). There's nobody else in the business with access to
>> capital on reasonable terms right now.
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