The sale of KTXD Greenville, Texas, (Dallas) by London Broadcasting to Cunningham Broadcasting tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA/Kelsey.
KTXD says its original programs like The Texas Daily, The Broadcast, Lone Star Roads, DFW Sports Beat, Troubadour, TX and Bronco Roads “have garnered loyal audiences and been so successful” that it’s also expanding the programs to six additional Texas markets, and plans to do the same with new productions.
The Dallas ME-TV affiliate has been producing, with D Magazine, D: The Broadcast. Now, the magazine is out and London Broadcasting, owner of KTXD and stations covering seven of Texas’ 19 TV markets, will begin syndicating a renamed The Broadcast on Sept. 23.
Veteran Dallas-Fort Worth sales executive Lisa Wegmann is moving from Time Warner Cable Media to head sales at London Broadcasting’s Me-TV affiliate.
In partnership with D Magazine, London Broadcasting’s KTXD Dallas (DMA 5) will launch D: The Broadcast on Monday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. followed by the debut of D Living at 10 a.m. D: The Broadcast is a personality-driven show focusing on topics designed to inform and entertain. Hosted by Courtney Kerr, Lisa Pineiro, Suzie […]
It changes calls from KTAQ to KTXD and in February becomes a Me-TV affiliate. The deal’s closing means London stations cover nearly 40% of Texas TV homes.