WKBW-TV Buffalo/WMYD-TV Detroit sale approved


E.W. Scripps CompanyThe sale of Granite Broadcasting’s WKBW Channel 7 (ABC) and WMYD-TV 20 (myTV) Detroit to E.W. Scripps Co. was approved 5/2 by the FCC, according to Brian Lawlor, Scripps SVP/Television in a Twitter post 5/5. Lawlor added that a closing date is expected to be announced this week. The deal was originally announced in February.

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.