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post #11971 of 11978 Old 04-23-2017, 04:24 PM
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My cable box experienced an upgrade (right in primetime during an NBA game) and afterwards the picture quality was definite worse than previously on my 4k TV. It's less sharper and almost looks like a subpar internet stream. The PQ via my HTPC and cable card is slightly better however. Has anyone else noticed this?
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I was watching "Andy Griffith" earlier today and got to thinking about WFMY. Do they still air "Andy Griffith" every day? I remember up until a few years ago when closed captioning requirements kicked in for all programming they still would air that show from old 16mm copies they had transferred to videotape as opposed to the "edited" versions the syndicators provided. I can still remember seeing segments on WFMY that I had never seen before. A few of those segments are still missing from the DVDs even today.

I hope WFMY didn't chunk all those old tapes when they were forced to switch, but I bet they did sadly. I wish I had recorded more of those episodes to VHS back when I had WFMY years ago. It was great to see the local promos for the "themes" and groups of episodes they use to air.
Yes. Andy still runs on WFMY. 2pm in the afternoon. It has continuously run on WFMY since it debuted on CBS back in the 60's.

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Yes. Andy still runs on WFMY. 2pm in the afternoon. It has continuously run on WFMY since it debuted on CBS back in the 60's.
I wonder if it's still on WDBJ as well...
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I wonder if it's still on WDBJ as well...
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Andy's show will be on both WFMY and WDBJ long after his grandchildren pass away...

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Yes. Andy still runs on WFMY. 2pm in the afternoon. It has continuously run on WFMY since it debuted on CBS back in the 60's.
But Zap2it says 4pm, with The Talk airing at 2.

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Per an FCC application filed yesterday, WCWG will channel share on WXII's signal with at least one 720p and one 480i channel.

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Per an FCC application filed yesterday, WCWG will channel share on WXII's signal with at least one 720p and one 480i channel.

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Will Lockwood still own the CW affiliation or is it acquired by Hearst? Hopefully WXII will remain 1080i and WCWG will be 720p.
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Per an FCC application filed yesterday, WCWG will channel share on WXII's signal with at least one 720p and one 480i channel.

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Link please?

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Will Lockwood still own the CW affiliation or is it acquired by Hearst? Hopefully WXII will remain 1080i and WCWG will be 720p.
There will still be two separate licenses, one for WCWG and one for WXII. Of course, WXII could go even further and produce a newscast for WCWG, and WCWG would act as an alternate NBC affiliate when WXII has to preempt network shows.

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