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2010-11-17 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has entered into an agreement with the ABC television network to extend the affiliation of six Scripps stations with ABC through Jan. 31, 2015. The stations involved are WXYZ (Detroit, the country's 11th-largest market), KNXV (Phoenix, market rank #12), WFTS (Tampa, market rank #14), WEWS (Cleveland, market rank #18), WMAR (Baltimore, market rank #27), and WCPO (Cincinnati, market rank #33). The ABC...

2008-10-01 21:00:12

Sit tight. As of late Tuesday afternoon, there was no deal between Time Warner Cable and LIN TV, the owners of CBS affiliate Channel 4 and CW affiliate Channel 23, to keep the stations on Western New York's largest cable system as the Thursday deadline nears. Of course, deals like this one, which would include LIN stations throughout the country, tend to be done at the last minute. And both sides stand to lose substantially if no deal is reached. Locally, Channel 4 could lose a...

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