Newly launched WBIN-TV hopes to take a bite out of WMUR's market
Sun Oct 16 20:45:00 EDT 2011
Not sure of how many owners (3?) but this version of Channel 50 has been on
for 28 years and honestly besides former weather man Al they have made zero
impact in the market.
By 1983 WMUR was starting to become a real TV station and WNDS just could
not make a dent. Meanwhile WNHT (Channel 21 in Concord) came along a year
later and had some success as an indy. However they made an ill fated move
to CBS in 1988 which was doomed as cable companies in southern NH still
carried channel 7 for CBS.
While 50 has been able to get cleared by most cable outlets in eastern
Massachusetts they suffered from a washed out analog picture for years.
50 is many ways is like channels 46 and 62 - it is there but ignored by
On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Don <Donald_Astelle@yahoo.com> wrote:
> "The sale of WZMY was finalized in May for $9.25 million -- a third of the
> $28 million Diana Sutter had paid for the channel in 2004."
> The previous owner (who was it?) lost over eighteen MILLION dollars on the
> TV station? Yikes!
> I remember when they signed Channel 50 on with the high hopes that original
> management and owners had for the operation.
> How many owners of Channel 50 have there been?
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