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NATPE Net Set

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The Agency, a station services firm, has finalized a deal with the National Assn. of Television Program Executives to take over management of the 14-month-old NATPE Net computer service May 1. Under…

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Windy Wonder

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ABC Radio Network’s Paul Harvey has been awarded the 1991 Golden Windy Award by the Radio Broadcasters of Chicago. Harvey, reportedly the highest-paid radio personality in the U.S. (his newscasts…

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Ratings Dunnit

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“Mother Love” didn’t last long on WNYW-TV. The 11:30 p.m. talkshow, which bowed April 15, was pulled after only four shows because of poor ratings. “All In The Family” reruns have moved in to fill…

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Healthy ‘Stat’

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Week 31, ended April 21, is this year’s version of the former springtime “dark week,” the 10-day lull between season’s end and the start of the May sweeps (on April 24). ABC won the week, edging NBC…

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Compulsory Behavior

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Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) last week introduced legislation that would take away a cable operator advantage: the compulsory license that allows operators to carry broadcast signals for a single, flat…

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100 Years Of Practice

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WNET is devoting a sizable block of programming to the Carnegie Hall centennial. The festivities begin May 3 with the docu “Carnegie Hall At 100: A Place Of Dreams.” On May 5, the station broadcasts…

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‘WKRP’ A Go

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MTM has given the go-ahead for production of firstrun syndicated episodes of “WKRP In Cincinnati.” The company will produce 23 half-hour episodes of the sitcom for the 1991-92 season, with production…

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No Nukes

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KSHE-FM St. Louis, Mo. has been fined $25,000 by the Federal Communications Commission for airing a false report that the U.S. was under nuclear attack. Deejay John Ulett aired the broadcast on Jan…

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