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Gormally Broadcasting Closes on WGGB Deal

Gormally Broadcasting closed on its purchase of WGGB Springfield-Holyoke, Mass., which it bought from Sinclair Broadcast Group for $21.2 million in cash.

WGGB is an ABC affiliate that airs on channel 40.

Gormally is headed up by Massachusetts entrepreneur John Gormally. It publishes BusinessWestmagazine, focusing on western Massachusetts.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.