WNYT Albany to Purchase MyNet WNYA
Hubbard Broadcasting's WNYT LLC has agreed to acquire WNYA
Albany, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in DMA No. 58. Venture Technologies is the
Terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval,
were not divulged.
"We are pleased to be adding WNY's programming to the
services we currently provide in New York State's capital region," said
Steve Baboulis, WNYT vice president and general manager. "We will work
hard to enhance the good work WNYA has done in our market, and we look forward
to this exciting opportunity."
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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.