Weigel Spends $100M On ‘Unique, Strategic Opportunity’ In New York

In a series of transactions totaling nearly $100 million, Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting has acquired two stations serving the New York market as affiliates for the company’s MeTV digital networks.

PMCM Stations Serving NYC-NJ Select PlayBox Neo

PMCM-TV stations WNWT (home of the New Jersey News Network) and WJLP (serving New York City) chose PlayBox Neo’s multichannel playout system as part of a playout and channel branding capabilities upgrade. WJLP and […]


WJLP Airing Town Hall Meeting On Heroin Crisis

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WJLP, KJWP Offer OTA Debate To Candidates

Robert Mc Allan, president of the two stations in New York/New Jersey and Wilmington, Del./Philadelphia, says he’s disappointed that the majority of long-form exposure given the presidential candidates from both parties has been in the debates presented solely over cable and satellite, leaving nearly 1.5 million over-the-air households in the New York and Philadelphia markets literally in the dark. He hopes to rectify that.

WJLP Gets Reprieve, Returns To Air

The new station in Middletown, N.J., that went off the air earlier this week over a PSIP channel dispute, returns following FCC approval of a temporary stay pending an Appeals Court ruling next month.


WJLP Shut Down Over FCC Channel Fight

WJLP Middletown, N.J., the Jersey Shore’s first privately owned television station that went live on Oct. 1, will stop broadcasting temporarily after the FCC ordered it to abandon ch. 3 or leave the air.