Flint/Tri-Cities: Newsmakers Aug 6 - 19, 2006

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Flint Journal:

Those blue-out blues will start to go away next month for Comcast subscribers. The new My 5 TV cable-only station, part of Fox's start-up My TV Network, will replace Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV on Comcast's channel lineup beginning Sept. 5. It will air on WDIV's channel 4 slot. That means WNEM, which owns the new My 5 TV, will occupy channels 4 and 5 on the Comcast dial. The new My TV Network will offer 12 hours of programming per week. Most of its shows are short soap operas... All kinds of changes are in store for Comcast customers (Fri 8/18)

Saginaw News:

A once-familiar face on Delta College's public television station has won a prestigious state award. Ruby Iwamasa, who retired from Channel 19/35, WDCQ, in 2003, received the Pioneer Award from the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters. It honors the state's public broadcasting pioneers for their innovative contributions to the industry... Longtime public TV supporter honored (Sat 8/12)



These are not Cable only channels. They are broadcast channels on the new Digital NTSC standard.






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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on August 19, 2006 1:30 PM.

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