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NY CW11 will become WPIX again


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#1 OFFLINE   Jimmy 440

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 07:56 PM

Channel 11 in NY will become WPIX once more by the years end.They will be dropping the CW11.

http://www.nydailyne...ck_to_wpix.html

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#2 OFFLINE   n3ntj

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 04:28 PM

WPIX was always WPIX.

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#3 OFFLINE   Drew2k

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:39 PM

WPIX was always WPIX.

The station's call letters have been WPIX since it's inception, but the on-air logo was changed several years ago first to WB11 and then CW11. The news seems to be that the station is backing away from the CW affiliation as far as the logo goes ...

More about WPIX: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPIX

#4 OFFLINE   FTA Michael

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 07:52 PM

Another Superstation, KWGN Denver, has changed its logo to just "2". I guess CW is losing its importance?

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 08:47 PM

All of the Tribune owned stations are dropping the emphasis on CW and trying to emphasize their own local identity. There was a thread about it I think.

KWGN 2 Denver is also a Tribune station.

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 10:25 AM

The station's call letters have been WPIX since it's inception, but the on-air logo was changed several years ago first to WB11 and then CW11. The news seems to be that the station is backing away from the CW affiliation as far as the logo goes ...

More about WPIX: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPIX


I know.. just being technically correct.. :)

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