Television: July 2007 Archives

Upper Midwest Broadcasting reports that the simulcast of WBUP TV 10 Marquette and WBKP TV 5 Calumet has ended with WBKP now carrying programming from CW+, a 24-hour service that carries shows from the CW network along with syndicated programs. WBKP first signed on in 1996 to become Marquette's ABC affiliate and was paired with WBUP in 2003. The move to CW+ will likely result in the addition of WBKP to cable systems across the area where the station can be viewed over the air at a minimum.


Fred Trost, longtime host of the popular hunting and fishing show, “Michigan Outdoors,” died Wednesday. Trost, 61, of Lansing, died of a rare lung condition after spending several weeks in Sparrow Hospital and the University of Michigan Medical Center, said his son, Zachary Trost of East Lansing. “I’ve had people come up to me over the past few weeks and say, ‘I learned fishing from your father,’ ‘I learned how to skin a fish from your father,’ ‘Your father made me passionate about the outdoors,’” Zachary Trost said. He said his dad could be controversial at times. “He always said what was on his mind and he didn’t care who he upset if he was passionate about something,” he said. Fred Trost was the longtime host and producer of “Michigan Outdoors,” a show focused on hunting and fishing and broadcast on public television across the state, until legal troubles led to his departure from the program in 1992... Read entire article, (Lansing State Journal)







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