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 […]


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 […]

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.