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FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

SYRACUSE — Three local television stations will soon have new owners, after the Federal Communications Commission approved two separate deals which were initially announced in February. Barrington Broadcasting is selling all of its stations — including Syracuse’s NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) to Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of Fox 68 (WSYT). But because FCC ownership… Continue Reading[More »]

Multi-station “Protecting Our Children” special nominated for Emmy Award

Multi-station “Protecting Our Children” special nominated for Emmy Award

SYRACUSE — When you see several TV stations airing the same thing at the same time, you know it’s a big deal.  It doesn’t happen often.  But last spring, several local stations turned their competition into cooperation.  Together, they produced and simulcast “Protecting Our Children,” a one-hour special to raise awareness of child abuse.  Almost… Continue Reading[More »]

UPDATE: Fox 68 and My43 Remain on Dish Network Lineups

UPDATE: Fox 68 and My43 Remain on Dish Network Lineups

SYRACUSE — Although Sinclair Broadcast Group and Dish Network failed to agree on a new “permanent” retransmission deal before the old one expired overnight, Fox 68 (WSYT) and My43 (WNYS) remain available on the satellite provider’s lineups.  The two sides have extended the old deal for two weeks as they continue to hash out a new contract. Continue Reading[More »]

Dish Network Loss of Fox 68 and My43 Imminent

Dish Network Loss of Fox 68 and My43 Imminent

UPDATED 8/16 — Blackout averted temporarily; click here for newer story.  SYRACUSE — As of Wednesday evening, management at Fox 68 (WSYT) and My43 (WNYS) say they’re pretty certain both channels will be pulled from Dish Network’s lineup at midnight tonight.  That’s when a contract allowing the satellite provider to retransmit the two channels will expire —… Continue Reading[More »]

FCC Ruling Allows TV Stations to Share Same Channel

FCC Ruling Allows TV Stations to Share Same Channel

WASHINGTON, DC — For years, the FCC has allowed television stations to reduce operating expenses by forming duopolies or other agreements where multiple stations are operated under one roof.  We have examples of this here in Syracuse and Utica.  And soon, there could be another chance to save more money: the FCC has announced a… Continue Reading[More »]