Two years ago, Clark Garen attracted national attention for his battle against one of the nation’s largest cable TV providers. He brought a discrimination suit against the MVPD for its failure to bring KAKZ-LD’s DT-3 signal featuring Azteca América programming to Charter Spectrum systems in the city of Beaumont, Calif. While the story faded, one's interest in buying the station hasn't.
A low-power TV station in the city known for Genesee Beer and Kodak is being spun by Tri-State Christian TV. Who's the buyer?
In April, Janet and Jeff Winemiller made news by making a trade with Marquee Broadcasting that saw their Lowcountry 34 Media become the licensee of a low-power TV property in Delaware's state capital. “We are happy to add WEVD to our other LPTV stations in Myrtle Beach, and in LaGrange and Savannah, Georgia,” Jeff Winemiller said at the time. He's just sold it.
For the past 15 years, the people, places and events in Marion, Nelson and Washington Counties of Kentucky have had a low-power community focused TV station at their disposal. Now, this facility branded as "Central Kentucky Television" is being sold.
In March 2015, a collection of low-power TV stations in Texas, Florida and South Carolina was spun by DTV America Corp. for $152,000. Fast-forward five years later, and just one of those 38 properties has fetched a price that is significantly higher than the value of that entire 2015 deal.
For television viewers in the Texarkana, Ark./Tex., market, a Class A digital TV station has provided "life-changing" non-secular programming for several years. Now, the future of this property is in question thanks to its sale.
RBR+TVBR was first to report Thursday on Gray Television's decision to acquire a low-power TV station in Juneau, and translator KSCT-LP 5 in Sitka, Alaska. Details, including the sale price, are now available, as a Form 345 filing with the FCC was made following the seller's release confirming a sale had been consummated.
A decade ago, a limited liability company was formed to serve as a consulting firm in the acquisition and sales of radio and TV stations. This led to the purchase of a television station in Springfield, Mo. Today, this company is expanding by grabbing a MeTV affiliated LPTV station serving The Ozarks region.
A Class A digital TV station licensed to Cleveland -- Tennessee, not Ohio -- with the ability to reach viewers in nearby Chattanooga is being sold. The deal, reached April 2, formally marks the end of Heartland programming, with a change to religious offerings on the way.
In the course of the last three years, Bill Christian and Mike Reed have attracted attention for their launch, from scratch, of a TV group serving Lafayette, Ind. Now, Christian and Reed — President/CEO of Waypoint Media — are grabbing a TV property in a town best-known in media lore for an offbeat FM radio station launched by the late Brooks Brown.
If the name Frank Copsidas is familiar to you, perhaps it is from his role as Managing Member of Tyche Media, which in January 2018 acquired LPTVs in Connecticut. Or, perhaps you know him as the last manager for "Soul Brother No. 1." Now, Copsidas is making news for acquiring two LPTVs -- located in the Deep South.
Lowcountry 34 — led by Jeff and Janet Winemiller — is selling a full-power station in Savannah, Ga., that had been associated with two LPTVs in the market. That was in January. Now, the Winemillers are buying two additional LPTVs in the DMA.
A pair of deals involving Hearst Television's big ABC affiliate serving most of New Mexico have been signed off by President Jordan Wertlieb. The transactions will see the company part ways with a TV translator serving Farmington, N. Mex., while grabbing another TV translator serving one of the most picturesque locales in the Rocky Mountains.
An asset exchange agreement is moving forward that will shift NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises' Telemundo network from one signal to another. The deal is significant, as the station NBCU is acquiring is one of a handful of full-power UHFs in Fresno.
In October 2019, RBR+TVBR was first to report on the sale of a full-power digital TV station licensed to a small town in New York's Adirondack Mountains that is poised to become a Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y. DMA sibling to a big CBS affiliate with reach into Montreal and much of Quebec. That deal has now closed.