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Network programming preemptions by individual stations

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mtburb
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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by mtburb » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:08 pm

Tonight WDIV is dumping both Will & Grace and Champion to air their pet special. My viewership is right now being given to WNWO, yes it's Sinclair-owned but genuinely due to the weather I had no other choice with my antenna.


For three days in January 2017 (15th, 16th, 19th) and one night in September 2017 (22nd), I managed to receive KDKA Pittsburgh from 202 miles away indoors!

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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by sfpcc » Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:18 am

I think last night's Will And Grace episode was a rerun, (I watched the CBS shows on DVR, all new.)



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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by mtburb » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:50 pm

WDIV is airing their usual summer fireworks show right now. NBC programs have been relocated to Me TV 4.3. Apparently that has replaced WADL as the station that shows NBC programs preempted by WDIV.


For three days in January 2017 (15th, 16th, 19th) and one night in September 2017 (22nd), I managed to receive KDKA Pittsburgh from 202 miles away indoors!

My tropo station reception reports: https://www.rabbitears.info/dxlocation.php?id=403

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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by SolarMax » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:05 pm

mtburb wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:50 pm
WDIV is airing their usual summer fireworks show right now. NBC programs have been relocated to Me TV 4.3. Apparently that has replaced WADL as the station that shows NBC programs preempted by WDIV.
Which totally makes sense (although 4.3 will display the network shows in standard def, whereas WADL ran them in HD).



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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by Some Guy from Toledo » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:14 pm

SolarMax wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:05 pm
mtburb wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:50 pm
WDIV is airing their usual summer fireworks show right now. NBC programs have been relocated to Me TV 4.3. Apparently that has replaced WADL as the station that shows NBC programs preempted by WDIV.
Which totally makes sense (although 4.3 will display the network shows in standard def, whereas WADL ran them in HD).
That is kinda sad for the downgrade.



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Re: Network programming preemptions by individual stations

Post by 80sTalkRadioFan » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:52 am

WDIV is doing that to a lot of NBC's prime time programming this week. In addition to Monday night's fireworks, they've got a republican debate, followed by a summer safety program from 8:00 to 9:30 tonight (Thursday June 28.) Then on Friday the 29th, they're rebroadcasting the fireworks beginning at 8:00 PM for an hour. Surprised WXYZ 7 hasn't moved or preempted any ABC programming yet this summer.



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