It makes top leadership changes at its stations in Davenport, Iowa; Lincoln, Neb.; North Platte, Neb.; Marquette, Mich.; and Parkersburg, W.Va.
Gray Television says KHAS’ lineup of NBC, syndicated, local and news programming is moving to Gray’s KSNB there, pushing KSNB’s current MNT programming to subchannel 4.2. As for KHAS, it no longer will exist and its signal will go dark, said GM Ulysses Carlini Jr. The station signed on the air in 1956.
Gray will rebrand the independent as 10/11 Central Nebraska and add high-def newscasts at 5:30 and 9 p.m. beginning in April.
The Atlanta-based station group has agreed to buy independent KSNB Lincoln-Hastings for $1.3 million with the intention of operating it in tandem with CBS affiliate KOLN. But first it must convince the FCC it deserves a waiver of the duopoly rules.