The sale, announced in October 2017, gives Hearst a duopoly in the market. It also owns NBC affiliate WXII and has been operating WCWG under a shared services agreement.
Four Lockwood Broadcast Group stations are no longer available on the satellite service: KAKE Wichita, Kan. (ABC); WHDF Florance, Ala. (CW); WCWG Lexington, N.C. (CW); and KTEN Ada, Okla. (NBC, ABC, CW).
It’s exercising an option to purchase Lockwood Broadcast Group’s CW affiliate that Hearst operates under a shared services agreement.
The former GM of WQCW Charleston-Huntington, W.Va., is tapped by Lockwood Broadcast Group to lead its CW affil in North Carolina.
Lockwood Broadcast Group’s CW affiliate WCWG Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem, N.C. (DMA 46), has had its ch. 20.4 subchannel that carries Bounce TV added to Time Warner Cable, on its ch. 1260. The market, which encompasses 15 counties, is ranked 27th in the country for African-American households. Bounce television targeted to African Americans. “We’ve listened to our […]
The sale of TTBG LLC’s WCWG Lexington, N.C., for $2.75 million tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA/Kelsey.
The purchase of the North Carolina CW affiliate will increase Lockwood’s TV station portfolio to six stations in five markets.