WJAR drops Weather Plus

Sean Smyth sean.smyth@yahoo.com
Fri Jan 23 10:47:13 EST 2009

On Fri, 1/23/09, Larry Weil <kc1ih@mac.com> wrote:
> Actually NBC ended WeatherPlus on December 31, apparently
> what WJAR was running was the local option with no national
> content, just local maps and the like.  At WHDH, we will
> soon be running ThisTV on 7.2, which is a service from NBC
> Universal featuring older movies and TV series.  We are
> currently awaiting the equipment to do this.  I also
> understand a national version of ThisTV will be on DirecTV
> at some point soon.

I'm surprised that NBC hasn't queried affiliates about possibly using The Weather Channel in that spot for a short-term fix. 

Is WHDH running Universal Sports? 


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