It will soon be COX 25
Wed Jun 25 10:28:38 EDT 2014
"WFXT will remain a Fox affiliate, so don’t expect any changes to your
prime time viewing (aside from Fox canceling quality efforts like “I Wanna
The deal must meet regulatory muster before it can be completed, according
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 10:09 AM, Mike Ward <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think I read somewhere that WFXT will certainly remain a Fox affiliate,
> as if there was any question.
> The same thing happened here, when Fox sold off the Local TV stations (now
> Tribune). WJW "Fox 8" and its Local TV Fox affiliate sisters signed a
> long-term deal (reportedly 10 years) to stay with Fox. That was many years
> ago, and "Fox 8" hasn't changed networks since.
> Unless there was some other linked deal to move the affiliation, which
> would be somewhat unlikely in Boston as already pointed out here, I can't
> see Fox selling off WFXT without a long-term affiliation deal.
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 10:55 PM, Ken VanTassell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> According to the article "After the deal closes, the Memphis and Boston
>> stations will remain FOX affiliates."
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Scott Fybush <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On 6/24/2014 9:41 PM, Maureen Carney wrote:
>> >> I see it as the opposite - there's now one more established channel NBC
>> >> could shop the affiliation to if they want to be rid of WHDH. Not
>> >> it will happen, but 25 is a more acceptable choice than trying to
>> >> retrain the public to watch a station they currently don't think about
>> >> (WTMU for example).
>> > It's possible, I suppose - and Cox does have established relations with
>> > NBC, too, most notably at WPXI in Pittsburgh. But I'd be a little
>> > surprised, once we see the full terms of this deal, if it doesn't
>> > an extended contract to keep WFXT with Fox.
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