WICC-TV - was Is WBZ AM-TV
Tue Nov 18 07:26:47 EST 2008
> A similar situation occured in Bridgeport, CT at WICC-TV (Channel 43) in
> 1960. The first caller to Channel 43 within the allotted time would win a
> crisp new $100 bill. Nobody called. The next day, WICC-TV went silent,
> with the FCC's blessing.
>I believe it was Morgan Kayolian who was the one who made the offer right?
>He was a traffic reporter for years.
>Michael Collins told me that story once!
According to WICC's website, Bob Crane made the offer on his TV show. But
Morgan Kayolian did skits on Bob's show, so I think Morgan provided the
money and actually showed it. Also, Michael Collins is an expert on CT
broadcast history, and worked with Morgan at WICC. :)
Channel 43 info
Morgan Kaolian at WICC
Bob Crane at WICC
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