Weigel Buys In Two Big West Coast DMAs


As astute RBR+TVBR readers likely know, “TV-49 Inc.” is an entity tied to Norman Shapiro’s Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Quietly and with no comment, the Commission on Friday (10/20) gave its approval to an application filed Sept. 11 that sees Southern California License LLC selling the channel-sharing agreement for KAZA-TV, licensed to the island municipality of Avalon, Calif., to TV-49 for $9 million.

Now, TV-49 is adding a pair of TV stations in Northern California and a pair of TV stations in the Pacific Northwest’s biggest DMA.

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