The courtship of NBC by the Hearld-Traveler
Sun Jun 21 22:05:07 EDT 2009
At 09:33 PM 6/21/2009, Garrett Wollman wrote:
>Because the ownership limit at the time was still 7/7/7. ABC owned in
>New York (WABC), Chicago (WLS), San Franciso (KGO), Los Angeles
>(KABC), and Detroit (WXYZ). Cap Cities owned in New Haven (WTNH),
>Philly (WPVI), Houston (KTRK), Durham (WTVD), Tampa (WFTS), and Fresno
>(KFSN). CC/ABC chose, rather sensibly, to keep the strongest markets.
>Why Fresno instead of Detroit? No clue, but it could have had to do
>with theorized synergies with the other two California stations.
Didn't Cap Cities also own WPAT in Patterson, NJ? Or had they sold
it by that time?
Lake Wobegone, NH
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