Expanding Weigel Buys Into S.F., Seattle

The Chicago-based broadcaster is paying spectrum aggregator OTA Broadcasting $23.2 million for KFFV and KVOS, both Seattle, and KTLN and low-power KAXT, both San Francisco.

DMAS 12, 53 & 82

Movies! Adds Seattle, Providence, Shreveport

The classic film diginet from Fox and Weigel will debut on subchannels of KFFV Seattle; WLWC Providence, R.I.; and KPXJ Shreveport, La., and boosts its U.S. coverage to over 40%.

DMA 12

KFFV Seattle Adds WeatherNation Diginet

OTA Broadcasting’s independent KFFV Seattle today signed an affiliation deal with WeatherNation TV, to carry the 24-hour weather service KFFV’s ch. 44.5 which reaches viewers in Seattle, Olympia, Bellingham and Tacoma, Wash. WeatherNation TV’s local, regional and national weather will also be available to Comcast cable subscribers in the greater Seattle market on ch. 89. […]


KFFV To Carry Olympusat’s Untamed Sports Ch.

Olympusat Inc., a distributor of independent Hispanic, specialty and faith and family television networks, today signed a licensing agreement with OTA Broadcasting to carry Olympusat’s Untamed Sports channel on the ch. 44.4 subchannel of OTA’s KFFV Seattle (as well as on area Comcast ch. 90). Currently available in 11 U.S. markets, Untamed Sports features outdoor […]

DMA 12

Michael Dell Buys Third TV, Second In Seattle

The latest buy for the computer billionaire is Me-TV affiliate KVOS. Terms were not disclosed. Earlier this year, he purchased KFFV Seattle and KTLN San Francisco.

DMA 13

OTA’s $5.2 Million Bid Wins KFFV Seattle

OTA Broadcasting won the bankrupt independent with a bid of $5.2 million in auction in Seattle yesterday. Only one other party showed up for the auction, according to broker Kalil & Co. OTA had established a base price for the station with a stalking horse bid of $3.45 milion.

DMA 13

For Sale At Auction: One Seattle TV Station

The attorney for the debtor-in-possession of bankrupt KFFV Seattle will auction off the independent station on June 30 with the help of broker Kalil & Co. The stalking horse bid is $3,450,000. The first overbid must be at least $3.7 million.