Kevin Adell’s WADL Detroit (DMA 15) has secured the market’s MyNetworkTV affiliation, and will make the switch Sep. 20. WMYD, known as TV20 and owned by Scripps, is the current MyNetworkTV station in Detroit.
With the addition, he classic TV and film diginet from Sony Pictures Television Networks boosts its coverage to 70% of U.S. TV households and has affiliates in all of the top 25 markets.
The Motor City TV executive and former WMYD GM moves to Adell Broadcasting’s independent station.
Adell Broadcasting says Matt Uhl, the GM of its Detroit indie, violated corporate policy with the financial arangements for its primetime Dr. Nandi Show.
The Detroit independent is replacing [email protected] with The Parkers, One on One and Girlfriends.
Matt Stevens offers his side of how he came to be fired as news director of The Adell’s WADL Detroit after just one day on the job following the firing of Kevin O’Brien who hired him.
The former senior correspondent at WOIO Cleveland heads the new news operation at the Adell Broadcasting station.
A new local newscast promising a combination of hyper-local stories with television’s immediacy is how WADL Detroit and Journal Register describe their joint venture, News @ 9, which will debut Monday, Jan. 16.
The network of classic TV shows and movies will debut on ch. 38.2 beginning Oct. 1.