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  1. Berkshire Hathaway helped Scripps to buy Ion, and I betcha that Scripps would gladly pawn the Ion Station in Mami on to Inyo if it meant getting WPLG from Berkshire Hathaway.
  2. Especially, with the fact that more and more people are dropping cable/satellite on a daily basis. This is why CBS, and ABC launched 24/7 OTT streams instead of a 24/7 news channel. I know that Nexstar had "Dead Space" with WGN America, but they should have launched NewsNation as an OTT product in this day an age, and sell WGN America to recoup some of their losses but at the same time Nexstar is behind the times when it comes to digital. It wouldn't shock me if the endgame for NewsNation is to become Nexstar's version of NewsCentral.
  3. I thought that keeping WEAR/WPMI separate was a condition of the FCC approving the sale of WPMI from Newport, outside of emergency situations? Especially since IIRC, Sinclair used the argument of one station targeting Mobile, and one Targeting Pensacola as grounds to convince the FCC to let Deerfield acquire the license of WPMI.
  4. They were talking about the Ion Stations, although some of the stations, at least in the early 2000's had ability to cut the feed (The Central Florida Stations carried MLB Games, and WEPX/WPXU were dual Ion/MyNetwork TV stations for a few years). If the stations are that centralized, it would take a while to decentralize them, which may be why Scripps decided to place them under the Katz division, since they already have turn-key networks available.
  5. I wonder if we've already seen the new golf graphics, and just didn't know it? The graphics introduced at the 2019 Masters fits this new package like a glove, with a tweak to the fonts, and the addition of the mini-scoreboard.
  6. A game changer on the WWE end, which may help out with the NHL Conflicts. WWE Network programming moving to Peacock The WWE Network on Peacock could be the landing spot for NXT if the NHL keeps their Wednesday slot.
  7. They are hiring people for a G4 relaunch, and have already announced at least one on-air talent, and the website mentions a 2021 launch of the network. IF they intend G4 to be a linear TV network(the website hints they do, but with Comcast pushing digital, and with it being a niche demo, IMO a TV Network will fail), and not an Peacock section, or Digital network... then that may replace NBCSN on Linear television.
  8. It appears that it's going to be produced out of San Antonio. On the WXLV website, Camilla Rambaldi is listed as the main anchor, and her social media mentions anchoring both KABB and WXLV.
  9. Plus, CNBC IS the main backup for NBC Sports outside of Business Hours, but Presidental elections is one of the few non-business major stories that CNBC breaks format on, and they were airing Biden's speech themselves.
  10. USA aired a game earlier this season due to NBC having multiple scheduled conflicts, when Fox gave them US Open Golf.
  11. I wonder if it's an effect of the sell of the duopoly to Nexstar? Looking up zip codes in Nexstar Markets, and it seems their agreement with YouTube TV only include their Big 4 affiliates, and not their CW/MyTV affiliates, regardless of duopoly status.
  12. And IIRC, that is what is currently done with WTTV and WXIN
  13. They got a huge huddle to overcome. Yes, their has been a shake up top in ratings in the past year, but both WSOC and WBTV have brand recognition in the community, with WCNC behind. (WCCB smartly only does a 10:00). The only way WJZY will gain traction in the market? If the new owners at both WSOC and WBTV cut the on air talent. Plus, the "All Local" marketing will not work, since WBTV has no non-local programming beyond their network affirmation.
  14. According to a source at WBTV, their plan is to go all local outside of Network Programming. What they are doing different is they are producing local lifestyle programming instead of all news.
  15. The only way that the GMA 3rd Hour will work is if they trade the 9:00 hour for the 1:00 Hour, regardless of who hosts it. Not going to happen because of Live with Kelly and whoever is co-hosting now occupies that slot* * I know that it's an Syndicated show, but it's syndicated by ABC, and airs on ABC O&O's

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