New World’s new portfolio


The new television group on the block will have duopolies in Fresno CA and San Francisco-Oakland CA, as well as stations in Yakima-Pasco-Richland WA, Houston TX, El Paso TX, Omaha NE, Sioux City IA and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC. They’re all coming in the $260M Chapter 11 deal with Pappas Telecasting engineered by Trustee E. Roger Williams.

The stations in the group include:

* KMPH-TV Fresno-Visalia CA (Visalia CA), Fox [plus KMPH-CA Merced-Mariposa CA]

* KFRE-TV Fresno-Visalia CA (Sanger CA), CW

* KTNC-TV San Francisco-Oakland CA (Concord CA), TuVision

* KUNO-TV San Francisco-Oakland CA (Fort Bragg CA), TuVision [plus KDSL-CA Ukiah CA]

* KCWK-TV Yakima-Pasco-Richland WA (Walla Walla WA), CW [plus KCWK-LP Yakima WA]

* KAZH-TV Houston TX (Baytown TX), TuVision

* KDBC-TV El Paso TX, CBS [plus KCWO-CA Silver City NM, KCWF-CA Las Cruces NM, KKNJ-LP Alamogordo NM]

* KPTM-TV Omaha NE, Fox [plus KKAZ-CA]

* KPTH-TV Sioux City IA, Fox [plus KPTP-LP Norfolk NE]

* WCWG-TV Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC (Lexington NC), CW