Included are Fox affiliate WCOV as well as WIYC and low-power WALE-LD, both of which feature a variety of programming offerings on a range of subchannels.
The sale of the ABC affiliate in Flint-Saginaw, Mich., will pave the way for closing Gray’s purchase of Meredith’s station group. It boosts Allen’s portfolio to 24 stations in 20 markets.
The sale follows Gray’s purchase earlier this year of Quincy Media and comprises stations in markets in which Gray already owns stations.
Byron Allen’s Allen Media Broadcasting has completed its $305 million purchase of 11 stations in nine markets from USA Television announced last October.
Allen Media Broadcasting is purchasing USA Television’s portfolio of 11 network affiliates in nine markets. Bob Prather has agreed to stay on to manage the group.
The Entertainment Studios CEO’s Allen Media is getting CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates in Evansville, Ind., and Lafayette, La.