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Last month, WBDT, the LIN-owned CW affiliate in Dayton, Ohio, debuted, The Valley, on Sunday nights at 8, a half-hour teen reality show ambitiously produced by the station’s creative services department. The Valley replaced the syndicated sitcom, First Family. Since it starting airing on Sunday, Sept. 14, “The Valley is averaging a 1.0 HH for the 8-9 p.m. hour, which is nearly a 60% increase over the syndicated content that was running in the time period last year,” says Joe Abouzeid, president-GM of WBDT.
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CW affiliate WBDT Dayton, Ohio (DMA 64), will be launching a new locally produced reality show called The Valley this fall and will be holding a casting call on Saturday, April 26, from noon to 2 p.m. at Sinclair Community College. The Valley will follow five local high school graduates from across the Miami Valley over […]
It gets $17.1 million for WBXX Knoxville, Tenn.; WBDT Dayton, Ohio; and WCWF Green Bay-Appleton, Wis.