Hearst Lengthens, And Widens, Its CW Affiliation Deal


The CW Network, which is 75% owned by the nation’s No. 1 owner of broadcast television stations, has reached a new affiliation agreement with the privately held owner of such properties as WCVB-5 in Boston and its most recent acquisition, WBBH-20 in Fort Myers-Naples, Fla.

While the Nexstar Media Group-controlled CW stays in six markets where Hearst Television stations have enjoyed affiliation, a new affiliation agreement is set to commence on September 1.

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