WEVV Evansville Reporter Arrested For DUI

DMAS 103 & 121

Byron Allen Buying Bayou City TVs For $165M

The Entertainment Studios CEO’s Allen Media is getting CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates in Evansville, Ind., and Lafayette, La.

DMA 103: EVANSVILLE, IN

Warren Stewart Named WEVV News Director

The former ND of KJRH Tulsa, Okla., is tapped to lead news efforts at Bayou City Broadcasting’s CBS-Fox affiliate in Evansville, Ind.

DMA 103: EVANSVILLE, IN

WEVV Resolves Dish Network Retrans Suit

Bayou City Broadcasting says the dispute, related to underpayment of retransmission fees by the satcaster, is over and it is “very satisfied with the outcome as well as the expeditious nature of the resolution.”

WEVV Evansville Sues Dish Over Retrans

The owner of the Evansville, Ind., CBS affiliate, DuJuan McCoy, files a lawsuit alleging the satellite operator, by prorating retrans payments, is depriving him of “significant revenues.”

DMA 103 (EVANSVILLE, IN)

McCoy’s WEVV To Debut News On Monday

On Aug. 3, WEVV, the CBS and Fox affiliates in Evansville, Ind., is launching a local TV news operation from scratch, going up against already established local TV newscasts from both the NBC and ABC affiliates in town.

DMA 103 (EVANSVILLE, IN)

WEVV Lines Up New Morning News Team

DMA 103

WEVV Evansville Hiring To Staff New Newscasts

DMA 103 (EVANSVILLE, IN)

WEVV Names Warren Korff News Director

New owner Bayou City Broadcasting brings in long-time Evansville journalist to return news to the CBS-Fox affiliate in Indiana.

DMA 103 (EVANSVILLE, IN)

WEVV Names Jeffrey Fisher General Manager

New owner Bayou City Broadcasting picks market sales veteran to run the CBS-Fox affiliate in Evansville, Ind.

Nexstar-CCA Deal Gets Justice OK With Sale

Nexstar Broadcasting Corp has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Communications Corp of America on condition that it sell WEVV Evansville, Ind., the Department of Justice said Wednesday. Nexstar said in early August that it was selling WEVV to Bayou City Broadcasting for $18.6 million.

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DuJuan Is The Real McCoy Station Owner

After DuJuan McCoy paid his dues in local TV sales positions — “I believe sales is the crux of communication,” he says — he is now building a station group of his own, starting with his $18.6 million purchase of WEVV Evansville, Ind. The African-American entrepreneur believes adding news adds value to stations and he thinks he has a responsibility to “lay down groundwork for future minorities so that there’s some type of track record of success with minorities running television stations. That’s a responsibility that I think I have.”

DMA 104 (EVANSVILLE, IN)

Nexstar Selling WEVV For $18.6 Million

The CBS affiliate in Evansville, Ind., is being purchased by minority-led Bayou City Broadcasting Evansville. The sale brings Nexstar’s Communications Corp. of America station purchases into compliance with DOJ criteria.

DMA 104 (EVANSVILLE, IND.)

WEVV, Dish Reach Retrans Agreement

Communications Corp. of America, the parent company of the new Fox affiliate in Evansville, Ind., and Dish Network have reached a carriage agreement. The deal comes after a months-long stalemate between the two companies that saw WEVV mount a campaign telling its viewers of other cable and satellite choices, while Dish  took to social media to claim that ComCorp wanted a 325% increase in carriage fees over what Dish had paid WTVW, the former Fox affiliate.

DMA 103

MSO Prepares For Evansville Fox Affil Move

The Evansville, Ind., television market is sailing into nearly uncharted waters with the upcoming transfer of Fox television programming to a rival station. Insight Communications CEO Michael Willner wants you to know one thing: It’s not the cable TV company’s fault.