The weekday cartoons ended at the end of when Fox ended its weekday kids' block. A graphic at the end of the sequence mentioned that the station was dedicated in Grasso's memory. On October 2 of that year, WGN-TV re-entered into weekend morning news, with the launch of two one-hour newscasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6: However, it used to be a source of frustration during baseball season. On July 10, , Tribune announced plans to spin off its publishing division into a separate company. Connecticut is split between the traditional home territories for Boston and New York City teams. This historically resulted in numerous complaints among Connecticut baseball fans when WTIC would only be able to broadcast either the Yankees or the Red Sox. Renaissance merged with Tribune Broadcasting in Both stations became sister properties of the Hartford Courant after Times Mirror merged with Tribune in
As time went on, WTIC began dropping cartoons, movies, and older sitcoms in favor of more talk and reality shows. On July 11, , the weekday edition of the WGN Morning News expanded once more with the addition of a half-hour at 4 a. Usually, MLB limits Fox to a single game and does not allow any other station to broadcast baseball in that window from 3: ET timeslot on the superstation feed the addition concurred with the removal of the simulcast of WGN's 9 p. History[ edit ] Early history — [ edit ] A group led by Arnold Chase and his company, Arch Communications, won a construction permit for channel 61 in September Both stations became sister properties of the Hartford Courant after Times Mirror merged with Tribune in Tribune also filed a breach of contract lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court , alleging that Sinclair engaged in protracted negotiations with the FCC and the U. Grasso , the first woman to serve as governor of Connecticut , who died in ;  these call letters were assigned on February 3, The football issue is not typically as stark because the New York Giants and New England Patriots play in separate conferences, each with their own network television deals, so there is little overlap. WGN America restored a simulcast of the WGN Morning News to its schedule on February 3, , airing only the first two hours of the broadcast, which replaced paid programming that occupied the 5: During and , the station invested in stronger programming. History[ edit ] Prior to the program's launch, WGN-TV had already carried morning newscasts; the station ran five-minute newsbriefs following its morning movie showcases on weekdays from the s through the early s. This also had an effect on the Springfield — Holyoke , Massachusetts television market as well; WTIC-TV had long been the default Fox affiliate for western Massachusetts since that area was one of the few in the Eastern Time Zone without an affiliate of its own. As the litigation progressed, the shows were replaced by low-budget barter programming. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division over regulatory issues, refused to sell stations in markets where it already had properties, and proposed divestitures to parties with ties to Sinclair executive chair David D. All of WGN's news programming including the SyndEx-restricted segments, but excluding the video portions of highlight footage during sports segments is streamed over the station's website and through WGN's smartphone applications. This historically resulted in numerous complaints among Connecticut baseball fans when WTIC would only be able to broadcast either the Yankees or the Red Sox. The weekday cartoons ended at the end of when Fox ended its weekday kids' block. Connecticut is split between the traditional home territories for Boston and New York City teams. That year, Larry Potash who remains on the newscast to this day as anchor of the 6: At the time the weekend morning programs debuted, the station ran the long-running Chicago television staple The Bozo Show on weekday mornings. Many syndication distributors went unpaid and responded by pulling their programming from channel While the weekday morning newscast gained an audience, WGN-TV's lone weekend morning newscast on Saturday mornings was cancelled in December ,   leaving only the flagship 9 p. On this date, the station became the first station in New England to broadcast a stereo audio signal. On October 2 of that year, WGN-TV re-entered into weekend morning news, with the launch of two one-hour newscasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6: Central to the litigation were allegations of illegal "tie-in" sales by program syndicators that artificially drove up the cost of programming to WTIC. Extensive litigation followed as the contracts that were standard in the industry at that time stated that if a single payment was missed, no more programs would be provided, but the station was still required to pay the full amount due under the contract.
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