The sale of ABC affiliate WHAM, N.Y., for $60 million tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Kelsey.
WHAM Rochester, N.Y. — PRICE: $60,000,000 BUYER: Mumblow, Stephen (Stephen Mumblow, president,owner) SELLER: Newport Television Inc (Sandy DiPasquale, president/CEO) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 13, 18 kW, ant. 499 ft. AFFILIATION: ABC (Note: This sale was reported in the week ending Dec. 10 with an incorrect price.)
WLWC New Bedford, Mass. — PRICE: $13,750,000 BUYER: OTA Broadcasting LLC (Todd Lawyer, president,CEO) SELLER: Sinclair Broadcast Group (David Smith, president,CEO) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 22, 425 kW, ant. 727 ft. AFFILIATION: CW
WUMN-LP Minneapolis, Minn.; KUKC-LP Kansas City, Mo.; WUVF-LP Naples and WLZE-LD Fort Myers, both Fla. — PRICE: $3,500,000 BUYER: Media Vista Group (Orlando Rosales, CEO) SELLER: Silver Point Capital (Edward Mule, director) FACILITIES: WUVF-LP: Ch. 2, 3 kW, ant. 708 ft.; WLZE-LD: DTV Ch. 51, 150 kW, ant. 1,204 ft.; WUMN-LP: Ch. 48, 1.25 kW, ant. 172 ft.; KUKC-LP: Ch. 13, 1.25 kW, ant. 172 ft. AFFILIATIONS: All UNI
WATV-LD Orlando, Fla. — PRICE: $475,000 BUYER: TMA TIG LLC (Andres Isaias, member) SELLER: Del Caribe Orlando (Mark Jorgenson, managing member) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 47, 10 kW, ant. 443 ft. AFFILIATION: INS
WLOV West Point, Miss. — PRICE: $500,000 BUYER: Lingard Broadcasting Corp (Jack Lingard, president) SELLER: Tupelo Broadcasting Corp (Matthew Dee, President) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 16, 390 kW, ant. 1670 ft. AFFILIATION: FOX
W11DH-D Wabasso, Fla. — PRICE: $15,000 BUYER: Digital Broadcast HD Inc (Ana Gonsales, president) SELLER: V1 Productions Inc (Jose Guerra, owner/GM) FACILITIES: DTV Ch. 11, 0.100 kW, ant. 197 ft.