Lilly Broadcasting Closes On Purchase Of WCVI
Lilly Broadcasting has acquired WCVI in the United States Virgin Islands from Family Broadcasting Corp. WCVI operates as an ABC affiliate and be adding CBS as well effective Nov. 20.
Both affiliates will carry network programming, local news, weather and syndicated programming. WCVI serves the United States Virgin Islands including St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. Lilly Broadcasting has previously served as the primary CBS and ABC affiliates for the islands through cable and satellite television. Viewers will be now able to watch CBS and ABC programs over the air on WCVI.
In addition to programs from CBS and ABC, Lilly Broadcasting produces a daily half-hour local newscast.
Lilly Broadcasting is a family-owned company based in Erie, Pa., that operates television and radio stations from New York to Hawaii and serves as the CBS affiliate for Puerto Rico. It also owns and operates One Caribbean Television, a news and entertainment channel that has served the Caribbean community since 2008. The network is available throughout the Caribbean Islands and on selected cable systems in the United States and Canada.