Hawaiian TV Complaint Ruling Arrives From Media Bureau


PAIA, HAWAII — On the afternoon of Oct. 19, 2017, the MyNetworkTV affiliate serving the state of Hawaii suddenly faded to black for DirecTV subscribers across the state. The station — KFVE-9 in Honolulu — still hasn’t returned to the lineup.

On Oct. 20, a “Good Faith Negotiation Complaint” against DirecTV was filed by KFVE’s licensee with the FCC’s Media Bureau. A decision arrived Monday morning, Hawaiian time, and KFVE GM John L. Fink won’t be happy.

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