Chicago TV station turns back the clock 30 years

Paul Hopfgarten
Tue Nov 17 17:17:47 EST 2009

I'm in Atlanta right now...and the CBS Afilliate here brands as CBS Atlanta 
(vs Fox5, CW69, WXIA 11, 2 (WSB-TV/ABC)

-Paul Hopfgarten
-Atlanta for today (Derry NH/Freeport ME)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Vahey" <>
To: "D. A." <>
Cc: "(newsgroup) Boston-Radio-Interest" 
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: Chicago TV station turns back the clock 30 years

> CBS2 is very entrenched in Chi, NY and LA.
> The so called CBS Mandate still isn't universal as WCCO-TV and KDKA-TV
> calls are used in Minneapolis and Pittsburgh.
> In NY and LA there is no way to co-brand as CBS has two all news
> stations in each market.
> Chicago and Philadelphia would be prime co-branding markets with WBBM and 
> KYW.
> It just seems so obvious to co-brand your local TV news when in many
> markets your AM station delivers huge numbers.

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