As RBR+TVBR readers likely know, “TV-49 Inc.” is an entity tied to Norman Shapiro’s Weigel Broadcasting Co. In fall 2017, it acquired the channel-sharing agreement that allows KAZA-TV in Los Angeles to keep broadcasting in a post-Spectrum Auction repack universe. It then snapped up St. Louis, Seattle and San Francisco stations.
More recently, Weigel — which operates the MeTV national multicast TV network and Oldies radio format of the same name — made headlines by snagging an affiliation with The CW Network at its flagship WCIU-26 in Chicago.
Now, Weigel’s TV-49 Inc. licensee is adding again, this time in the biggest DMA in the Rockies