DMAS 159, 178 & 192

Three Gray Stations Sign CBS Affiliations

The latest additions to the network’s lineup are WECP-LD Panama City, Fla.; WSVF-CA Harrisonburg, Va.; and WIYE Parkersburg, W.Va.

Gray Television today announced today that it has signed affiliation agreements with CBS for Gray’s WECP-LD Panama City, Fla. (DMA 159); WSVF-CA Harrisonburg, Va. (DMA 178); and WIYE Parkersburg, W.Va. (DMA 192).

The affiliations for the three stations will be effective in the fall. All three new affiliates will be viewed over-the-air, on cable and on satellite television.

Bob Prather, president, COO and director, Gray Television, said: “We welcome this exciting opportunity to expand our long-standing successful partnership with CBS with these new affiliation agreements in Panama City, Harrisonburg and Parkersburg. As the owner of more CBS affiliates than any other group operator we highly value the quality entertainment, news and sports programming the network provides to our viewers and advertisers.”

Diana Wilkin, president, CBS Affiliate Relations, said: “This is a unique opportunity to sign three new affiliations at the same time with one group operator, which speaks to Gray Television’s impressive leadership as a station operator with a 24/7 commitment to the communities they serve. It’s a natural combination of our many strengths. We are pleased and proud to once again establish a home base for CBS in each of these markets.”

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