On Friday, October 21, 1994, Stu L. ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>On Fri, 21 Oct 1994, Rick Douglas wrote:
>> In the end, the advantage which United/Paramount enjoys over >WB, and also
>> advantage which ABC had over DuMont, is greater broadcasting >ties.  ABC,
>> unlike DuMont, had a radio network, not to mention five
>> radio stations, and ABC was able to use its radio ties as a selling >point
>> prospective affiliates rather effectively.  Fast forward to 1994, and >we
>> that the partners in the United/Paramount Network -- Paramount, >its new
>> parent Viacom, and Chris-Craft -- together own 19 television >stations and
>> radio stations, whereas Time Warner has no broadcast interests
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>Depends what you mean by broadcast.  Time-Warner certainly has >a
What I meant by "broadcast" and "broadcasting" in that message was
terrestrial, over-the-air television and radio.  While Time Warner has
extensive interests in cable television, both as an MSO and as the owner or
part-owner of several cable channels, and is also a major player in
television production and syndication, the company does not own any
over-the-air television or radio stations.  I hope this clears things up.
Rick Douglas :)
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