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Litton Entertainment: Clearing Picture for Storm Stories

Litton Entertainment said it cleared 70% of the country for its new Storm Stories series format for fall 2008.

Clearances included stations owned by CBS, ABC, Tribune, Fox, Gannett, Cox Broadcasting, Hearst-Argyle Television, Media General, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Scripps.

Top market clearances include WABC New York, KCAL/KCBS Los Angeles, WGN Chicago and KYW Philadelphia.

The series showcases extreme weather and the human-interest stories of survivors and rescuers. It can be customized by stations to insert live local news and weather cut-ins.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.