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Kayes Named WSET Roanoke GM

George Kayes, WSET Roanoke general sales manager, has been named general manager of the station, a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate. From 2005 to 2006, he was local sales manager at WHAS Louisville before arriving at WSET. ...

WPIX Picks Up 20 Yankee Games

WPIX New York, the New York Yankees' broadcast home from 1951 to 1998, will televise approximately 20 Yankees games this season. Yes Network, the exclusive local television rights holder for the team, will televise 125. ...

Meredith Scraps 'Better Show'

Faced with a declining audience, The Better Show, Meredith's nationally-syndicated lifestyle and entertainment show, will not return for a ninth season this fall. Meredith Video Studios will continue to produce new episodes of Better through the spring before going on its usual summer hiatus. ...

Fiorile Named TVB Chairman

Michael Fiorile, vice chairman and CEO of Dispatch Broadcast Group, has been named chairman at the trade association TVB for 2015-2016. A member of TVB’s board since 2006, Fiorile succeeds Bill Fine, WCVB Boston president and general manager. ...

Fisher Tapped for WEVV Evansville GM

Jeffrey Fisher has been named general manager of WEVV Evansville, the CBS and Fox affiliate in DMA No. 103. Fisher has been director of sales at Nexstar-Mission rival WEHT-WTVW since 2005. ...

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