NBC retains trustee, marketer for KWHY-TV Los Angeles


The General Electric Company, under licensee name NBC Telemundo License LLC, is spinning one of its three Los Angeles television stations into a trust in preparation for the proposed merger of GE’s NBC Universal with cable giant Comcast.

The station will go under the care and feeding of Bahia Honda LLC as Trustee, headed by Jose Cancela. In addition to the independent KWHY, Cancela will be responsible for a pair of translators, K46GF Santa Maria CA and K47GD San Luis Obispo CA.

NBCU noted in the contract that it will be using the firm of Moelis & Company to effectuate a more permanent break with the station in the form of its sale to a third party.

Remaining NBCU stations in DMA are NBC KNBC Los Angeles CA and Telemundo KVEA Corona CA.

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