WJBF back for Dish customers after 47-day blackout

...access to programming on local ABC affiliate WJBF-TV (Channel 6) after a 47-day blackout...Broadcaster Media Gene ral, which operates WJBF, announced that the company had reached...extension was granted in late June, but WJBF content for Dish customers was taken off...

Dish reaches deal on WRDW; WJBF still blocked

...on the air, but efforts to lift a blackout of ABC affiliate WJBF-TV 6 remain stalled.On Friday, the satellite provider announced...called a "massive price increase," leading to the blackout of WJBF and TV content in 16 other markets since Oct. 1.Dish filed...

WJBF owner merges with Tennessee broadcaster

Media General, the owner of television station WJBF in Augusta, completed its merger with Nashville, Tenn.-based New Young Broadcasting Holding Co., with the combined company...

WJBF gets most viewers

WJBF-TV's local news made a strong showing...6 p.m. time slots. At 11 p.m., the WJBF (Channel 6) newscast tied in the ratings...Wall, vice president and general manager of WJBF, said he hopes this ratings book is a sign...

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WJBF-TV grabs top broadcasting award

ATLANTA - WSB-TV in Atlanta and WJBF-TV in Augusta took top awards for television...Class C for TV stations. In Class B, WJBF-TV (Channel 6) claimed the Pacemaker...REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST: Winner: WJBF-TV, Augusta, 6 p.m. News Nov. 20...

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WJBF, WAGT announce joint operating plan

...sharing services starting in January. WJBF Channel 6 and WAGT Channel 26 announced...signed a letter of intent indicating that WJBF would provide sales, news and other operational...based Media General owns ABC affiliate WJBF at 1001 Reynolds St., and Mishawaka...

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WJBF names new GM

...appointed vice president and general manager of WJBF (Channel 6) on Wednesday. Mr. Lane...for group operations. Mr. Wall had been WJBF's general manager since 1992. Mr. Lane...believe he is uniquely qualified to lead WJBF NewsChannel 6 to a new level of service...

WJBF general manager to leave

WJBF-TV (Channel 6) General Manager Louis Wall...comment. "It's a great move for him," WJBF Programming Manager Mary Jones said. "I...one station. During Mr. Wall's tenure, WJBF won three Georgia Station of the Year awards...

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

...Bowl games - or any other programming on WJBF (Channel 6) in recent weeks - couldn't...that may be the last you'll see of it. WJBF program director Mary Jones, after first...Politically Incorrect" at 12:05 a.m.; WJBF lists, "To be announced." Presumably...

WJBF-TV sold in $605 million deal

...buy Spartan Communications, the owner of WJBF-TV (Channel 6) and 12 other television...to $250 million of its common stock. WJBF station General Manager Louis Wall was...comment, a station spokeswoman said. WJBF is an ABC affiliate. Spartan, based in...