Local TV

Media General Snags ABC Affiliation in Tri-Cities

ABC Tri-Cities will operate out of Johnson City, Tenn., starting Feb. 1 1/04/2016 04:49:00 PM Eastern

Media General announced Monday an affiliation with ABC in Tri-Cities (DMA No. 97) beginning Feb. 1.

The station will operate out of Johnson City, Tenn., where Media General already owns and operates CBS affiliate WJHL. The new ABC Tri-Cities joins 12 other ABC affiliates operated by Media General.

“ABC has been a great partner over the years and we are pleased to expand our portfolio with the launch of ABC Tri-Cities, which adds to our already strong line-up in that market,” said Vincent Sadusky, Media General president and CEO.

ABC had been affiliated with WKPT in the market.

Want to read more stories like this?
Get our Free Newsletter Here!