WAOW Wausau Adding Decades Diginet
Starting Sept. 2, Quincy Newspapers Inc.-owned ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau-Rhinelander, Wis. (DMA 134), will launch Weigel Broadcasting’s multicast network Decades on its ch. 9.3, replacing ThisTV.
Decades combines entertainment and history. Each day features a six-hour program block kicked off by the day’s historical events featured in an original series called Through the Decades with Bill Kurtis.
A series of films and television programs relating to those events is shown along with commentary on their historical and cultural signifigance.
Monday through Fridays, the six-hour block is repeated four times per day. Weekends feature “binge” viewing of iconic television series.