It will soon be COX 25
Wed Jun 25 14:26:24 EDT 2014
>Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 11:30 PM
>From: "A Joseph Ross" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: It will soon be COX 25
>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 saying 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).
>Why couldn't NBC make a deal with one of the other VHF stations?
>Probably not CBS-owned WBC, but maybe WCVB? Or why couldn't Ansin make
>a deal with ABC? Something like that actually happened between CBS
>and ABC circa 1961 or so.'
>A. Joseph Ross, J.D.| 92 State Street| Suite 700 | Boston, MA 02109-2004
Remember: no Boston "VHF" station is really a VHF station. Regarding WFXT, which is promoted as channel 25 but
transmits on channel 31, it is viewed (literally and figuratively) as a UHF station from the get-go.
Fox is probably going to stay on WFXT, but if NBC were to tire of dealing with WHDH-TV and the Ansin family for any
reason, they COULD move to virtual 62 or 68 through a purchase or heavy promotion, including making
the population AWARE that channel "7" is channel 42 and the "new" affiliate would be comparable.
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