DMA 6

Noncom KCSM San Mateo Drops MHz Programming

DMA 35

WCET Cincinnati Got Its Start 60 Years Ago

Long before Big Bird, Barney or Mystery!, the Cincinnati PBS station debuted on airwaves 60 years ago with a children’s show called Tel-A-Story. That broadcast from a studio in Music Hall on July 26, 1954, could be seen on only 500 TVs able to get UHF channels 14-83.

Supremes Won’t Review Public TV Ad Case

A law restricting advertising on public television will remain in place after the Supreme Court refused to review a case in which KMTP San Francisco challenged its FCC fine for airing messages from a bevy of commercial sponsors.

DMA 2 (LOS ANGELES)

Noncom KOCE Hires Andrew Russell As COO

Longtime Public Broadcasting Service executive Andrew Russell is joining PBS SoCal as chief operating officer as the public television station ramps up its operations to better serve Southern California.

DMA 25 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

WTVI’s Fate Tied To Community College

Charlotte, N.C.’s struggling public television station says it could go out of business as early as this summer if a plan to turn it over to Central Piedmont Community College fails.