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Sinclair Broadcast Group has expressed interest in acquiring the Weather Channel’s TV operations from private-equity firms Bain Capital LLC and Blackstone Group LP, and Comcast Corp. ’s NBCUniversal, people familiar with the matter said. Talks between Sinclair and the Weather Channel owners have been off and on for about a…

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The BBC should set up its own hour-long news programme to replace both Reporting Scotland and the Six O’Clock News in Scotland, a Westminster committee has said. The Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee said the “Scottish Six” programme should be edited, presented and broadcast from Scotland. Its recommendation, contained…

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Country music in Oxford Hills is getting a new home, giving residents something new to tune in to: interviews with local politicians. Radio station WOXO, which broadcasts sports and music in a 160-mile radius around Greenwood, is switching frequencies from 92.7 FM to 96.9 FM starting Aug. 1, station president…

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Japan began the world's first regular 8K television broadcasts on Monday, five days ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games. 8K refers to broadcasts with a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels. That's 16 times the resolution of today's full high-definition (FHD) broadcasts and four times that of the…

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On Sunday Newsday published a feature on three Connetquot High alums – Vinny Rao, Jules Schoenfeld and Shannon Ward – who are among NBC’s behind-the-scenes workers at the Olympics. Their story was meant in part to illustrate an invading force of about 2,200 NBC employees who will be on site…

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The councilmembers of KOYT 96.3 community radio, now broadcasting the Anza and Aguanga valleys, conducted their third estate sale Saturday, July 23 at the old Country Corners restaurant on Bahrman Road. Erinne Roscoe, KOYT Council member, said the third estate sale was a success. The community radio station is a…

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If you're a local sports fan, it's a sure bet that you know the voices of Hayes Callaghan and Dave Hanson. The longtime radio duo has been narrating local sporting events over the airwaves for 29 years at WCFW-FM. The 2016-17 school year will be their 40th together as a…

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A NEW radio station is being launched in Hampshire – and it promises to be the first of its kind. Fiesta FM is heading to the airwaves bringing a Latin-inspired party to listeners across the county. The station is being launched by Felix Pastor off the back of his Latino…

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If you’re looking for an excuse to purchase a 4k Ultra HD TV, the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio may be a good enough reason. NBC plans to broadcast events from the Rio Olympics in Ultra HD through service providers in the US that for now include DirecTV, Dish, and…