Gray To Shutter KGWN Scottsbluff

Last week, Gray Broadcasting announced it is selling its interests in the Scottsbluff, Cheyenne, and Casper television markets to Marquee Broadcasting Inc. in exchange for an FCC permit to construct a new station in Salt Lake City, Utah. Staff at the Scottsbluff station were notified late last week, and were told that Gray was not going to continue local operations.

Gray Trades For Salt Lake City Station

Gray trades TV stations in the Cheyenne-Scottsbluff and Casper, Wyo., markets (DMAs 194 and 198, respectively) to Marquee. In exchange, Gray gets Marquee’s FCC permit authorizing the construction of the new, unbuilt KCBU in the Salt Lake City market (DMA 27).

Three Boise TV Stations See Shifts In News Production

Gray And Marquee To Swap Two Stations

Gray will give its KNIN Boise, Idaho, to Marquee for its WPGA Macon, Ga.

WHIZ-TV And Radio Sold To Marquee Broadcasting

Marquee is buying the Zanesville, Ohio, NBC affiliate and four radio properties from the Littick family.

Sale Of Bowling Green LPTV Construction Permit Closes

Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky Inc. has closed on the purchase of the construction permit for W16EI-D Bowling Green, Ky., from King Forward Inc. The purchase price was $30,000. Bob Heymann of […]

LPTV CPs Sold in Palm Springs, Beaumont, Bowling Green

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company, has agreed to sell the construction permits for low-power television stations K28QM-D Beaumont, Texas, and K25QM-D Palm Springs, Calif., to Major Market Broadcasting […]

Marquee Broadcasting Names Gene Steinberg COO

The broadcasting veteran succeeds the retiring Linda Gray in overseeing the company’s TV stations in Georgia, Kentucky and Maryland.

Marquee, Low Country Media to Swap LPTVs

Low Country 34 Media and Marquee Broadcasting today announced an agreement to a swap stations. Low Country will be acquiring WEVD-LP Dover, Del., serving Philadelphia in exchange for WHDC-LD Charleston, […]


Jessell | Small Owners Have A Big Place In TV

With all the talk of TV station M&A fueling groups to get ever larger, it’s easy to forget that there are still operators that feel they can do important work in their smaller local communities. Two of these owners — Lockwood Broadcast Group and Marquee Broadcasting — want to get bigger too, but not because they believe they need scale, but because they believe broadcasting on a local scale is still a good business that’s fun and lets them provide a vital community service.

DMA 154

Gray Selling WSWG Albany, Ga., To Marquee

The CBS affiliate is being bought by Marquee Broadcasting, which already owns independent WSST in the market. The sale is the first of nine spin-offs of stations in duopoly markets that Gray pledged to make to clear the way at the FCC for its $3.6 billion aquisition of Raycom.

Marquee Closes Buy, Names Gray COO

While it closes on the $5.6 million purchase of WNKY Bowling Green, Ky., it promotes the station’s GM, Linda Gray, to COO of the station group.


Marquee Pays $5.6M For Max Media’s WNKY

Marquee Broadcasting is paying $5.6 million for Max Media’s NBC-CBS affiliate WNKY Bowling Green, Ky. (DMA 181), according to the FCC filing. Marquee also owns WMDT Salisbury, Md.; WGDV-LD and WEVD-LP Dover, Del.; and WGTA Toccoa, Ga. Kalil & Co. brokered the deal.

DMA 181

Max Media Selling WNKY Bowling Green

Max Media has filed an application to sell NBC-CBS affiliate WNKY Bowling Green, Ky. (DMA 181), to Marquee Broadcasting. Marquee also owns WMDT Salisbury, Md.; WGDV-LD and WEVD-LP Dover, Del.; and WGTA Toccoa, Ga. The price was not disclosed. Kalil & Co. brokered the deal.

DMA 10

Rick Humphrey Named GM Of WGTA Atlanta

The former GM of WPGA Macon, Ga., comes on board as Marquee Broadcasting’s Atlanta outlet adds MeTV as its primary affiliation.