Atlanta VP/General Manager Bill Hoffman was named the new chairman of the ABC
affiliates board. ABC's affiliates body is meeting in Los Angeles today and
tomorrow for its annual meeting.
Hoffman-helmed WSB is a market leader in DMA No. 8.
has been active in board affairs in the past. He succeeds McGraw-Hill broadcast
President Darrell Brown as board chairman.
affiliate board met in Las Vegas last month, where it discussed the desire for
some hits in the 10 p.m. hour, ABC's ambitions to launch more successful
comedies after this year's rookies, and the network's efforts to get more males
to tune in.