The CW and Media General Announce New Affiliation Agreement for WISH-TV in Indianapolis

BURBANK, Calif. RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

The CW Network has sealed a new long-term tie agreement with Media General, Inc. (MEG) for a hire WISH-TV in Indianapolis, effective Jan 1, 2015. The proclamation was done currently by Chris Brooks, Senior Vice President, Network Distribution, The CW, and Vincent L. Sadusky, President and Chief Executive Officer, Media General.

Beginning Jan 1, Indianapolis-area viewers will be means to watch The CW’s Golden Globe-nominated comedy JANE THE VIRGIN, a exile strike array THE FLASH, that recently scored a largest premiere assembly CW history, as good during a network’s other strike primetime series, including ARROW, SUPERNATURAL, WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES over a atmosphere on WISH-TV, channel 8. The CW was formerly carried in Indianapolis on Tribune Broadcasting’s WTTV-TV, that recently reached an tie agreement with CBS Television Network set to start Jan 1.

“We’re anxious to raise a tide attribute with Media General to now offer a Indianapolis market,” pronounced Brooks. “WISH-TV has such a rich, storied story here in Indianapolis and clever tie with their audience, and we’re so happy to acquire them to The CW family.”

“Today’s proclamation outlines a new epoch for WISH-TV,” pronounced Sadusky. “CW programming draws a younger demographic, that is a new assembly for that station. Through this agreement, we also have a coherence to significantly raise a award-winning internal news coverage and singular internal programming on WISH-TV.”

About The CW Network:

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK, a corner try between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, done a entrance on Sep 20, 2006 as America’s fifth promote network and is a usually network privately targeting viewers ages 18-34, a demographic rarely sought after by advertisers. Delivering a sum of 20 hours of programming a week, The CW offers a five-night, 10-hour primetime lineup that runs Monday by Friday. In daytime, The CW programs one hour on weekday afternoons, and a five-hour Saturday morning educational and informational block. A personality in digital and amicable media, The CW’s shows are also accessible to tide on cwtv.com and on a renouned mobile and inscription app, and a network also recently launched a digital-only studio, CW Seed. For some-more information, revisit www.cwtvpr.com.

About Media General:

Media General, Inc. is one of a nation’s largest multimedia companies that operates or services 71 radio stations in 48 markets along with a industry’s leading digital media business. We offer consumers and advertisers reward peculiarity party and information, calm and placement on each screen. Our strong portfolio of broadcast, digital and mobile products informs and engages 23% of U.S. TV households and 43% of a U.S. Internet audience.

Media General has a industry’s largest and many diverse digital media business with a growing portfolio that includes LIN Digital, LIN Mobile, HYFN, Dedicated Media, Federated Media and BiteSizeTV. We deliver integrated digital selling solutions utilizing our comScore Top 15 Video and Top 25 Display marketplace share, as good as the latest in calm marketing, video, arrangement and mobile promotion solutions, amicable comprehension and stating opposite all screens. With unmatched local-to-national reach, Media General is a one-stop-shop for agencies and brands that wish to effectively and well strech their aim audiences on all screens.

Media General trades on a NYSE underneath a pitch “MEG”. For some-more information, revisit www.mediageneral.com.

Contact:

Media General
Courtney Guertin, Marketing Communications Director, 401-457-9501
cguertin@mediageneral.com

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