NBC to sell KWHY, not KVEA
NBC plans to sell KWHY-TV Los Angeles, not KVEA(TV) Corona, Calif., as the
Federal Communications Commission reported Wednesday.
The FCC made the correction in an erratum issued late Wednesday.
As a result of its $2 billion acquisition of Telemundo Communications Group Inc., NBC has a triopoly in
The FCC gave NBC one year to divest the third station.
NBC plans to operate KWHY-TV independently from its duopoly of KNBC-TV and
KVEA (TV) in the meantime.
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