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TV package throws fans a curveball

...Forty-four games will be shown on Peachtree TV, formerly WTBS and related to the superstation that carried Braves games for...Braves, it's going to make me sicker." THE SPLIT Last fall, WTBS split into two channels: TBS, a national cable station that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/09/bra_190349.shtml
Braves
Recordings round out differences

The first time we air a rerun it's a "classic." The second time it's an "encore presentation." - WTBS explanation It goes without saying that men and women need each other to complete their shortcomings. The prime example I offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/29/kir_315954.shtml
Bill Kirby
Ouch!

Dave Taylor has the upper hand on Billy Kidman during their World Championship Wrestling match at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. The event was taped for later broadcast on WCW Saturday Night, which airs weekly on WTBS.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/27/oth_213669.shtml
Other sports
Local athletes to appear on television often

...see the duo compete on national television during the NBA season. They will be on a combined 18 times this season on either WTBS, TNT or NBC. The Timberwolves and former Westside High star Avery open the season Friday against Sacramento in Japan, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/02/bas_272173.shtml
Baseball
Local athletes to appear on television often

...see the duo compete on national television during the NBA season. They will be on a combined 18 times this season on either WTBS, TNT or NBC. The Timberwolves and former Westside High star Avery open the season Friday against Sacramento in Japan, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/02/nba_272244.shtml
NBA
Bowl trio in lineup for Friday

...Liberty Bowl (3 p.m., ESPN) at Memphis, Tenn., and the Hurricanes face Virginia in the Carquest Bowl (7:30 p.m., WTBS) at Miami. Neither game will be mistaken for the Orange Bowl, which both had in mind. Today's other bowl matchup is Utah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/27/oth_201772.shtml
Other sports
Kyle Busch glad to see action taken

...host for several auto racing shows on the company's channels.Before joining Fox, he was a pit reporter for TNN, CBS and WTBS.Byrnes is survived by his wife of 22 years, Karen, and their 12-year-old son, Bryson, of Fort Mill, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-22/kyle-busch-glad-see-action
Behind the scenes at WTBS

ATLANTA -- It's four hours before Bruce Chen will deliver his first pitch, and the man that TBS broadcaster Skip Caray claims is the world's most famous producer is already planning tonight's telecast of the Braves-Cubs game. Glenn Diamond, who has endured two decades worth of on-air jokes, taunts and teasing and emerged with a smile, has some decisions to make before Caray opens the broadcast.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/13/bas_263523.shtml
Baseball
`America's Team' not just on WTBS

ATLANTA -- A generation of baseball fans became acquainted with the game through the Atlanta Braves, a franchise that managed to become "America's Team" with monotonous familiarity. Even when victories were rare and hometown fans were scarce, the Braves developed a cult-like following across the country, thanks to Ted Turner's superstation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/22/oth_224662.shtml
Other sports
Direct anger at Comcast, not Turner

...that a restriction was placed on the number of Atlanta Braves games that WTBS could televise. To provide coverage of the Atlanta Brave games that could not be televised on WTBS, Ted Turner put them on Turner South. We should not, as the writer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/26/edi_292998.shtml
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