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NBC Launching Three Local 24-Hour Channels
By Andrew Gauthier - 2 May 2011
Making good on a promise made to the FCC during merger talks, Comcast-NBC Universal is launching three 24-hour news channels at NBC O&Os in Miami, Dallas, and California.
In pitching the merger to the FCC, the two companies said that NBC Local Media would add 1,000 additional hours of local news per year and the new 24/7 channels will deliver this extra coverage. >>>
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NBC Launches Three Local 24-Hour Channels
Posted 04 May 2011 - 07:40 AM
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Posted 04 May 2011 - 10:49 AM
Very interesting. Now if it's a digital subchannel in each market, I wonder if they can get Dish and DirecTV to carry it statewide?
...while LA’s KNBC, San Francisco’s KNTV, and San Diego’s KNSD will work together to debut a 24-hour channel covering California.
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