TITLE

WGN drops WB, adds movies, sitcoms

AUTHOR(S)
Moss
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Multichannel News;09/20/99, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on television superstation WGN's revision of its programming as of September 20, 1999. Television station's decision to stop carrying television network Warner Brothers Network's programming; Station's plan to increase the number of movies it broadcasts.
ACCESSION #
2364208

 

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