NRJ TV Closes on WGCB Harrisburg

NRJ TV RL has closed on its acquisition of WGCB
Harrisburg-Lancaster for $9 million. Red Lion Broadcasting sold the station,
which airs Me-TV entertainment programming in DMA No. 43.

Patrick Communications brokered the deal on behalf of Red
Lion.

The station, whose call letters originally stood for God,
Christ and the Bible, pulled in an estimated $2 million in 2011, according to
BIA/Kelsey. It was formerly owned by the John Norris estate.

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.