WADL Owner Kevin Adell Serves WMYD Detroit With Cease & Desist Letter

Kevin Adell, owner of Adell Broadcasting and WADL Detroit, served WMYD Detroit a cease and desist letter after WMYD agreed to succeed WADL as the market’s The CW affiliate. The letter was hand-delivered to Scripps-owned WMYD, sister station of WXYZ.

Legal Letters Flying In Motown Over CW Affiliation

WMYD Detroit To Become CW Affiliate On Nov. 13

The Nexstar-owned network is adding the Scripps-Owned former independent as an affiliate next Monday.

Local News Close-Up: Full Speed Ahead In Motor City

WWJ Detroit is launching news, and will encounter some lively competitors in the 14th DMA.

Kennan Oliphant Named WXYZ-WMYD News Director

The Scripps ABC-independent duopoly in Detroit moves him up from interim news director.

Auton Clocks New Connected Car Achievements With ATSC 3.0 Standard

Pearl TV, a coalition of U.S. broadcasters transitioning to NextGen TV, today announced new field test data with Auton performed at the Motown 3.0 Open Test Track in Detroit that […]

DigiCAP, LG Electronics & Pearl TV Conduct First Public Test Of US Automotive Mobile NRT Data Handoff Between Two ATSC 3.0 Stations

In a test car, LG Electronics installed a system to receive and display ATSC 3.0 signals on a rear-seat entertainment TV. As the car traveled between the signal coverage of WKAR Lansing, Mich., and WMYD Detroit, the NRT handoff technology succeeded in keeping a steady TV signal on the receiver.

WADL Gets Detroit’s MyNetworkTV Affiliation

Kevin Adell’s WADL Detroit (DMA 15) has secured the market’s MyNetworkTV affiliation, and will make the switch Sep. 20. WMYD, known as TV20 and owned by Scripps, is the current MyNetworkTV station in Detroit.

John Cook Named WXYZ-WMYD Sales Director

The sales veteran is tapped by Scripps to lead sales at its ABC-MNT duopoly in Detroit.

Five Detroit Stations Launch ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts

WMYD, WXYZ, WDIV, WWJ and WJBK have implemented NextGen TV technology. Also debuting is the Motown 3.0 Open Test Track for merging automotive applications with NextGen TV.

Detroit TV Stations Partner On Virtual ‘Governor’s Town Hall’

Commercial and public television stations in the Detroit market will partner to produce and broadcast a Governor’s Town Hall to provide viewers the opportunity to ask questions of Michigan Gov. […]

DMA 14: DETROIT

WMYD To Host Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal

The Scripps MyNetworkTV affiliate will test ATSC 3.0 technology in collaboration with Graham Media and other Motor City broadcasters.

DMA 14: DETROIT

WMYD Detroit Announces June 1 Rescan Date

Scripps-owned independent WMYD Detroit is moving frequencies on June 1 at midnight. Viewers who watch TV with an over-the-air antenna will need to rescan their TVs to continue watching the […]

DMA 14: DETROIT

Mike Talik Named WMYD Local Sales Manager

Mike Talik today was appointed local sales manager of WMYD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in Detroit (DMA 14). WMYD and ABC affiliate WXYZ are owned by E.W. Scripps. Talik joined WXYZ […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 14: DETROIT

WMYD Examines Michigan’s African-American Vote

DMA 14: DETROIT

Lyle Cifuentes Upped To WXYZ-WMYD Digital Dir.

Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 14) today appointed Lyle Cifuentes digital director. Cifuentes was the stations’ executive producer of digital content before being promoted to her new […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 14: DETROIT

WXYZ-WMYD Donates $10K To Literacy Campaign

MARKET SHARE | DMA 13

Detroit’s WXYZ & WMYD Helping Texas

DMA 13: DETROIT

Reporter Andrea Isom Joins WXYZ And WMYD

Reporter Andrea Isom has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as a reporter and investigator. Recently, Isom was an on-air correspondent and video production producer on […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 13: DETROIT)

WXYZ Holding Town Hall Meeting Tonight

DMA 13: DETROIT

Mike Talik Named WXYZ-WMYD Digital Sales Mgr.

Scripps Media-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ and MNT affil WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) have named Mike Talik digital sales manager. Talik has been a digital strategist with WXYZ since April 2016. […]

DMA 13: DETROIT

Ameera David Joins WXYZ-WMYD News

Ameera David has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC)-WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as an anchor/reporter. David was the host of Boom Bust, RT America’s flagship financial news program. Before hosting Boom […]

DMA 13: DETROIT

WXYZ-WMYD Names Tony Lamerato Sales Dir.

He takes over sales leadership at the Scripps ABC-MNT duopoly in Detroit after a stint as local sales manager at Fox Sports Detroit.

 

DMA 13: DETROIT

WXYZ Names Rhonda LaVelle News Director

She joins the Scripps Detroit ABC affiliate from KPRC Houston and will also have co-owned MNT affil WMYD under her purview. She joins from KPRC Houston.

DMA 13

Meteorologist Denise Isaac Joins WXYZ-WMYD Detroit

Meteorologist Denise Isaac  has joined Scripps duopoly WXYZ-WMYD Detroit (DMA 13). She handles weather for The Now at 4 p.m. and 7 Action News at 7 p.m. on WXYZ and […]

DMA 13

Sportscaster Rob Parker Joins WMYD Detroit

Scripps-owned MNT affiliate WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) has added Rob Parker to its sports team. He will debut on Action News at 10 p.m. on Feb. 8. Parker was the […]

DMA 13

Antenna TV Comes To Detroit On WMYD

Scripps -owned independent WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) will begin broadcasting Tribune Broadcasting’s diginet Antenna TV on Feb. 1. Antenna TV will be available over the air on ch. 20.2, on […]

DMA 13: DETROIT

WMYD Adds Host And On-Air Personality

Scripps-owned independent WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) has named Jessica Lundy as the station host and on-air personality. In December, WMYD held an open casting call for the position at the […]

DMA 13

Antenna TV Diginet Adds WMYD In Detroit

Tribune’s multicast entertainment network is now cleared on 125 affiliates reaching 88% of U.S. homes.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 13: DETROIT)

WMYD Needs Someone With An Attitude

DMA 12 (DETROIT)

Wrobel Named WXYZ-WMYD Creative Services Dir.

Phil Wrobel, a TV marketing director with a background in news, has been named creative services director of ABC affiliate WXYZ, and MNT affiliate WMYD, Scripps Broadcasting’s duopoly in Detroit […]

DMA 12

WXYZ Detroit Expands Morning News Team

E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 12) is adding new faces to 7 Action News This Morning beginning Monday, April 6. The new ensemble includes anchors Alicia Smith and […]

DMAS 52 & 11

Scripps Buying Granite TVs In Buffalo, Detroit

The E.W. Scripps announced this moring that it has a deal to buy two Granite Broadcasting stations — ABC affiliate WKBW and MNT affiliate WMYD Detroit — for $110 million in cash.

DMA 11

TheCoolTV Adds Detroit To Affilitate Lineup

Multicast music channel TheCoolTV says that it has added Granite Broadcasting’s WMYD Detroit to its affiliate roster. The addition increases the channel’s coverage to 43% of U.S. TV homes, according to channel parent Cool Music Network LLC. Last week, the channel signed up KQSL San Francisco.

DMA 11

WMYD Launches $150,000 ‘Scratch For Cash’

The Granite Detroit MNT affiliate gives viewers a chance to win $150,000 in a lotto drawing each weeknight from Feb. 28 to March 25 with scratch-off cards at advertisers featuring station personalities and shows.