The Boston independent will go dark with the owner, Binnie Media, using the $68 million from the auction, plus another $10 million-$30 million from the sale of its license to a “major television group” to expand its radio group and NH1.com.
A New Hampshire television news network owned by a former Republican candidate for Senate is working closely with conservative interest groups that are pressuring presidential candidates to take more aggressive positions on use of military force, entitlement reform, and tax cuts.
The Boston independent is launching WBIN Classics, comprising Antenna TV programming as well as local productions.
The Bill Binnie-owned independent no longer includes the evening news broadcast in its programming lineup. “There are strategic decisions regarding programming that we don’t discuss,” said Periklis Karoutas, the company’s VP of political affairs and public relations.
The independent in Derry, N.H., will carry the local, regional and national weather diginet on its ch. 50.3.
Hoping to tap into the heightened interest in this upcoming presidential election year as well as the public’s curiosity in opinion polling results, Telco Productions Inc. is launching a half-hour weekly show, What America Thinks with Scott Rasmussen. The show is scheduled for a fall 2012 syndication debut. What America Thinks will feature pollster Scott […]
KSL Salt Lake City, WBIN Boston and low-power WBGN-CA Pittsburgh are the latest stations to join the multicast network’s affiliate lineup, boosting U.S. coverage to over 50%.
With the addition of Carlisle Media’s independent WBIN, the diginet boosts its U.S. coverage to 46%.
CBS-owned independent WSBK Boston will be joining the My Network TV programming service in the coming weeks, according to a knowledgable source. WBIN, licensed to Derry, N.H., is the current MNT station in the market.