The courtship of NBC by the Hearld-Traveler

Scott Fybush
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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