The courtship of NBC by the Hearld-Traveler
Sat Jun 20 14:48:13 EDT 2009
Kevin Vahey wrote:
> Of course WHDH finally became CBS a couple of years later and NBC did
> sniff at channel 7 as a possible O&O.
They did more than just sniff - I'm pretty sure an application to
transfer the WNAC licenses to NBC was pending at the FCC for a few
years, and that NBC would have traded WRC AM-FM-TV to RKO in exchange
for the Boston licenses, but the legal wrangling over the KYW deal held
it up and it was never consummated.
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