D&D Beyond [3] The font is also used in the video game Damnation. White-Westinghouse, acquired by Electrolux in 1986 Westinghouse Broadcasting Group W, now integrated into CBS Broadcasting, Inc. British Westinghouse, later subsumed into the General Electric Company Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group, sold to Northrop Grumman in 1996 Westinghouse Electric Corporation, renamed CBS Corporation in 1997 Westinghouse Aviation Gas Turbine Division, … Group W, as Westinghouse's broadcasting division was known by this time, took over a transmitter facility far superior to the one it relinquished in 1956. The loss of WJZ-TV's ABC affiliation did not sit well with Westinghouse. ", North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement, 1994–1996 United States broadcast TV realignment, Chicago Educational Television Association, Group W (the Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.) audio tapes, http://www.fontspace.com/john-sizemore/westinghouse, "KDKA Memories: Celebrating 95 Years of KDKA Radio", "Looking Back: The World Series' radio debut", "A Look Back On The History Of WBZ NewsRadio", "NBC-Westinghouse swap approved; FCC stirs Justice Dept. It was renamed Westinghouse Broadcasting Company in 1954, and adopted the Group W moniker on May 20, 1963. (KPIX however at the time aired CBS prime time programming an hour earlier than normal, a practice that continued until 1998. ", "WDTV (TV) Pittsburgh changes call to KDKA-TV. The channel was originally founded by a partnership between radio station WSM and Westinghouse Broadcasting as The Nashville Network (TNN) and began broadcasting March 7, 1983. In this sense, the Westinghouse-CBS merger turned out to be a "wag the dog" transaction. In exchange Westinghouse received NBC's Cleveland stations, WTAM radio and WNBK television, along with $3 million in compensation. ", "Westinghouse pays record to buy DuMont's WDTV (TV). Later in the 1940s, Westinghouse moved on to develop FM and television stations as the FCC began to issue permits for those services. Stations are arranged in alphabetical order by state and city of license. The network's headquarters are located at the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Los Angeles. Category page. Westinghouse Broadcasting. ", "Westinghouse pays record to buy DuMont's WDTV (TV). The firm became active in developing electric infrastructure throughout the United States. ", "Westinghouse buys WPTZ (TV) for record $8.5 million. To avoid being consigned to the UHF band in two major markets, CBS heavily courted ABC affiliates WXYZ-TV in Detroit and WEWS-TV in Cleveland. Fictionaltvstations Wiki. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS, as part of a duopoly with Jeannette-licensed CW owned-and-operated station WPCW. In 1931, Westinghouse switched the call letters of its two Massachusetts stations, with WBZA moving to Springfield and WBZ going to Boston. In June 1955, Westinghouse announced that it would sell its Philadelphia stations, KYW radio and WPTZ, to NBC. Westinghouse expanded to the West Coast in 1944 with its purchase of 5,000-watt KEX in Portland, Oregon,[11] a station which also shared a frequency with WOWO. Stations are arranged in alphabetical order by state and city of license. Westinghouse Electric was founded by George Westinghouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1886. Transmitting with a power of 100 watts on a wavelength of 360 meters, KDKA began scheduled programming with the Harding-Cox Presidential election returns on November 2, 1920. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? In the days before desktop computers, these "slide rules" were state-of-the-art in audience planning research. [18] KYW went all-news six months later on September 12, three months after Westinghouse regained control of the station[19] (see The 1956 Trade with NBC, below). Based on these findings, a civil antitrust suit was filed against NBC and its parent company RCA, on behalf of Westinghouse in December 1956. Westinghouse expanded to the West Coast in 1944 with its purchase of 5,000-watt KEX in Portland, Oregon, [11] a station which also shared a frequency with WOWO. Westinghouse Introduces Air Purifier Line . Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? Group W Newsfeed was registered on Tuesday, August 2, 1983 and is currently owned by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc. under the registration number 1247325 . ", "WAAM (TV) becomes WJZ-TV as FCC waives call rule. [40] During this ordeal NBC attempted to circumvent the investigation by trading the Philadelphia stations in return for RKO General's radio and television properties in Boston, [41] [42] which would have resulted in WBZ-TV losing its NBC affiliation to rival station WNAC-TV; the proposed NBC-RKO station swap never materialized. [45] The subpar performance of KYW-TV and WPCQ was particularly embarrassing for NBC, as it came during a very prosperous period for the network as a whole. Category:Westinghouse Broadcasting | Global TV (Indonesia) Wiki | Fandom. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS. In 1997 the Westinghouse Electric Company renamed itself as CBS Corporation as it refocused itself on broadcasting and media. [18] KYW went all-news six months later on September 12, three months after Westinghouse regained control of the station [19] (see The 1956 Trade with NBC, below). The deal resulted in a three-way transaction between Group W, CBS, and NBC, which unfolded between the summer of 1994 and the summer of 1995. Group W and KPIX also created, in 1975 (with its premiere in 1976), America's first non-news magazine series, Evening Magazine with host Jan Yanehiro. Among these stations were longtime CBS affiliates WJBK-TV in Detroit and WJW-TV in Cleveland.[48]. CBS also had to sell WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island (which was acquired in March 1995 and would swap affiliations with WLNE-TV one hour before KYW-TV assumed the CBS affiliation) [55] due to a significant signal overlap with WBZ-TV, which provides a city-grade signal to much of the Providence market. [34][35] During that period, Group W was known in full as Westinghouse Broadcasting and Cable, Inc. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? Both stations were owned by the E. W. Scripps Company, who used this leverage to strike a similar multi-station affiliation deal of its own with ABC. [4] The oldest surviving licensed commercial radio station in the United States, KDKA was an outgrowth of experimental station 8XK, a 75-watt station that was located in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wilkinsburg, and founded in 1916 by Westinghouse assistant chief engineer Frank Conrad. Popular pages. 166 Pages. KDKA and WINS). Westinghouse Broadcasting was formed in the 1920s as Westinghouse Radio Stations, Inc. It was renamed Westinghouse Broadcasting Company in 1954, and adopted the Group W moniker on May 20, 1963. Despite the record purchase price, Group W ran the station on a shoestring budget. This mark is dead with a status of Cancelled - Section 8. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS, as part of a duopoly with MyNetworkTV affiliate WSBK-TV. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS. [9] Westinghouse's next station was its first purchase: WOWO in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joined the group in August 1936.[10]. Group W Productions (also known as Westinghouse Broadcasting and formerly WBC Productions) is a defunct television production company branch founded by George Westinghouse.It produced successful shows such as Evening Magazine, Hour Magazine, The Mike Douglas Show, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 version) and Martha Stewart Living.Group W was also the owner of now-CBS-owned … After selling off its nuclear assets to BNFL in 1999, CBS Corporation was merged into Viacom, thus shutting down the Original Westinghouse for good. FANDOM. Power Generation:The company … CBS Television Stations is a division of the CBS Entertainment Group unit of ViacomCBS that owns and operates a group of American television stations. After the merger with CBS in 1996, Westinghouse acquired Ed Wilson and Bob Cook's MaXam Entertainment and merged it with Group W Productions and CBS Enterprises (including CBS Broadcast International) to form Eyemark Entertainment, [56] with CBS Broadcast International acquiring the overseas rights to the Group W backlog. Specifically, it was determined that NBC threatened to drop its programming from both WPTZ and Boston's WBZ-TV; to withhold a primary affiliation from newly acquired KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh (that station would sign with CBS as a primary affiliate); and to withhold or pull an NBC affiliation from any other major-market station Westinghouse would purchase in the future. The loss of WJZ-TV's ABC affiliation did not sit well with Westinghouse. Westinghouse built FM sister stations for WBZ/WBZA, KDKA, KYW, KEX, and WOWO, all of which were on the air by the end of the decade. Filmation … Category:Westinghouse Broadcasting | Fictionaltvstations Wiki | Fandom. ", "Six stations being sold for nearly $15 million. Westinghouse Broadcasting International/Other < Westinghouse Broadcasting International. The WBZ stations would not move into what was then known as the Westinghouse Broadcasting Center until June 17, 1948, when the building was opened. Throughout the decade, diversification engendered considerable growth; sales went from $43 million in 1914 to $216 million in … "Fox and the New World order. It was a self-contained entity within the Westinghouse corporate structure; while the parent company was headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Westinghouse Broadcasting maintained headquarters in New York City. The Closing Logo Group. Note: Two boldface asterisks appearing following a station's call letters (**) indicate a station that was built and signed-on by Westinghouse. Browse wiki. Westinghouse entered television on June 9, 1948 with the sign-on of WBZ-TV in Boston; it is the only television station to have been built by the company. Westinghouse also moved into radio broadcasting by establishing Pittsburgh’s KDKA, the first commercial radio station, and Boston’s WBZ in 1921. Category:Westinghouse Broadcasting | Fictionaltvstations Wiki | Fandom. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS, as part of a duopoly with CW East Coast flagship WPSG. During the 1970s and 1980s, WIND also tinkered with a part-time news format, though it had little success against the dominant all-news station in Chicago, CBS-owned WBBM. Eyemark was in turn folded into King World Productions following the latter company's acquisition by CBS in 2000. Register Start a Wiki. The West­ing­house Elec­tric and Man­u­fac­tur­ing Com­pany en­tered broad­cast­ing with the No­vem­ber 2, 1920 sign-on of KDKA radio in Pitts­burgh. [26] KPIX in San Francisco was bought in 1954;[27] WDTV (now KDKA-TV) in Pittsburgh was added in 1955;[28][29] and WAAM (now WJZ-TV) in Baltimore was purchased in 1957. Within a year-long span during 1994-95, a series of surprising events occurred which not only changed the look of the television industry but also ended Westinghouse's uniqueness among television station operators. History Talk (0) Share. In exchange Westinghouse received NBC's Cleveland stations, WTAM radio and WNBK television, along with $3 million in compensation. Viacom purchased CBS Corp. in 2000. In the 1970s, Westinghouse Radio also developed a prodigious reputation for its innovation in analytical techniques and tools for radio sales and buying. Westinghouse expanded into the elevator business, establishing the Westinghouse Elevator Company in 1928. In this sense, the Westinghouse-CBS merger turned out to be a "wag the dog" transaction. Throughout its history as an operator of television stations, Westinghouse Broadcasting had relationships with all three major networks. Westinghouse Broadcasting was formed in the 1920s as Westinghouse Radio Stations, Inc. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. This was no simple look-up table; it introduced innovative measures such as "reach index" and "gross cume" to operationalize its core models. Westinghouse Broadcasting and Cable, Inc. filed as a Foreign for Profit Corporation in the State of Florida and is no longer active.This corporate entity was filed approximately fifty years ago on Friday, December 11, 1970 as recorded in documents filed with Florida Department of State.It is important to note that this is a foreign filing. The two stations had suffered from interference problems, though the Boston facility was the more powerful of the two. It owned several radio and television stations across the United States and distributed television shows for syndication. WKYC, virtual channel 3, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Cleveland, Ohio, United States. [8] WBZA in Boston, a station which shared WBZ's frequency and simulcasted WBZ's programming, signed on in November 1924. GroupWRadio1991.png. In December 31, 2005, Viacom was split into two companies, one focused on cable networks and one focused on broadcasting. It owned several radio and television stations across the United States and distributed television shows for syndication. [7]. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The station is owned by Tegna Inc., as part of a duopoly with MyNetworkTV affiliate KTVD. For other related logos and images, see Westinghouse Broadcasting International/Other: 1989–1997. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? Register Start a Wiki. In 1997, Westinghouse changed its name to CBS Corporation and moved its headquarters to New York. Group W Radio's logo (1981-1995) Add a photo to this gallery V • T • E CBS Corporation. The other stations discontinued using the typeface early in the 21st century. [ citation needed ] Among them, the four stations' nighttime signals blanketed almost all of the eastern half of North America. Most notably, both The Mike Douglas Show and the Eyewitness News format originated on KYW-TV during its tenure in Cleveland. The Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, was the broadcasting division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. [13] In 1962, Westinghouse re-entered the New York market when it bought WINS, then a local Top-40 powerhouse. Add new page. [9] Westinghouse's next station was its first purchase: WOWO in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joined the group in August 1936. Over the next quarter-century, Westinghouse would purchase several other radio stations, including KFBK in Sacramento, California; WNEW-FM in New York, KTWV in Los Angeles, and WMMR in Philadelphia. Games Movies TV Video. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. When Westinghouse regained control of the Philadelphia stations on June 19, 1965, it restored the KYW calls to the radio station and renamed the television station KYW-TV. The channel was originally founded by a partnership between radio station WSM and Westinghouse Broadcasting as The Nashville Network (TNN) and began broadcasting … When Westinghouse regained control of the Philadelphia stations on June 19, 1965, it restored the KYW calls to the radio station and renamed the television station KYW-TV. 10,837 Pages. With a few exceptions, the current CBS Corporation holds the same television properties that the old CBS Corporation held prior to the Viacom merger, including the new Westinghouse. A few of the former Westinghouse radio stations still use the former Group W font today (e.g. … ", Foisie, Geoffrey. Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc. Overview. CBS traded its previous Philadelphia station, As a result of the trade, CBS-owned WCIX in. Westinghouse had acquired CBS in 1995 and merged it into the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company (Group W). The last case file activity for this mark occured 16 years ago on Saturday, May 8, 2004, according to the United State Patent & Trademark Office 1 Westinghouse Radio Stations 1.1 1920–1936 1.2 1937–1940 1.3 1940–1954 2 Westinghouse Broadcasting 2.1 1954–1963 2.1.1 1954–1955 2.1.2 1955–1963 2.2 1963–1997 The Group W moniker that was used for the latter part of Westinghouse Broadcasting's existence. Westinghouse Radio Station KDKA was a world pioneer of commercial radio broadcasting. All Logos Wiki. The channel was originally founded by a partnership between radio station WSM and Westinghouse Broadcasting as The Nashville Network (TNN) and began broadcasting March 7, 1983. 166 Pages. The entire wiki with photo and video galleries for each article. In the 1970s, Westinghouse Radio also developed a prodigious reputation for its innovation in analytical techniques and tools for radio sales and buying. In 1995, Westinghouse Electric Corporation acquired CBS for $5.4 billion. The North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement of 1941 saw all of Westinghouse's original stations move to their current frequencies. However, for the most part the networks did not seem to mind. WBZ-TV, virtual channel 4, is a CBS-owned-and-operated television station licensed to Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Westinghouse recently launched a new line of weighted blankets, heated mattress pads and heating blankets and pads in the US. Moving back to AM radio, Westinghouse returned to Chicago with its 1956 purchase of WIND. Wikis. ", "Philadelphia circle is complete," and "Nine-year history of that trade in Philadelphia. Westinghouse Electric Company (est.1999) — based near Pittsburgh in Butler County, Pennsylvania. CBS had previously announced in 2016 that it had been looking to leave the radio business. It currently owns thousandths of radio and television stations across the United States and distributes television shows for syndication as of December 2015. ", "Group W white knight to RKO's KHJ-TV for $313 million. [43] NBC appealed the ruling, extending the ordeal by another year, but to no avail. Westinghouse Electric Corporation. The motion to dismiss is granted and the appeal is dismissed. WCAU, virtual channel 10, is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Throughout its history as an operator of television stations, Westinghouse Broadcasting had relationships with all three major networks. This is John Aror, inviting you to tune in channel 3 tomorrow at 8:00. Despite the assignments which resulted from NARBA, WBZA became a 1,000-watt daytime-only operation as it continued to share a frequency with WBZ. PM/Evening Magazine was a television series with a news and entertainment format. Westinghouse Broadcasting was formed in the 1920s as Westinghouse Radio Stations, Inc. Nov. 9. Games Movies TV Video. Using sophisticated mathematical modeling, the group promoted its "New Math Calculator" which became extremely popular in ad agencies for planning radio campaigns. [16] In 1966, Westinghouse agreed to buy another top-rated music station, KFWB in Los Angeles. Westinghouse sought an affiliation deal of its own, and after several months of negotiations with the other networks, Westinghouse agreed to affiliate its entire television unit with CBS. The two stations had suffered from interference problems, though the Boston facility was the more powerful of the two. Many of these programs were also sold internationally (under the name of Westinghouse Broadcasting International). Eyewitness News is a style of television news presentation that emphasizes visual elements and action video, replacing the older "man-on-camera" newscast. After the first few years, it franchised to Group W stations and eventually to other markets through local stations, using the name PM Magazine on non-Group W stations airing the show. Specifically, it was determined that NBC threatened to drop its programming from both WPTZ and Boston's WBZ-TV; to withhold a primary affiliation from newly acquired KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh (that station would sign with CBS as a primary affiliate); and to withhold or pull an NBC affiliation from any other major-market station Westinghouse would purchase in the future. Add new page. In 1994, the Fox Broadcasting Company agreed to a multi-year, multi-station affiliation deal with New World Communications, resulting in most of New World's stations switching to Fox. WTX-TV, virtual channel 6 (UHF digital channel 17), is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Texaville, Ohio, United States. WPXI, virtual channel 11, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. However, Scripps demanded that WMAR be included if the deal was to go through. [1] [2] Similarly styled typefaces had been used on some non-Group W stations as well and several former Group W stations still use it today. Westinghouse Broadcasting. Register Start a Wiki. Under Group W, WPCQ had a marginal signal, a minimal local news presence and a program schedule more typical of an independent station, with a large number of cartoons and second-hand syndicated programming. [17]. [33] However, Westinghouse would leave the cable TV system business in 1986, and would later sell the Filmation library to L'Oréal in 1989. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? National Amusements retains majority control of both CBS and Viacom, while CBS's shareholders (excluding National Amusements) collectively hold a majority of Entercom as well. As mentioned above, in 2017, CBS Corporation spun off its radio assets to Entercom. The station is owned by Atlanta-based Cox Media Group. Its major competitors were the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), founded in 1927, and the Mutual Broadcasting System, founded in 1934. [46] [47]. Group W Radio's logo (1981-1995) Add a photo to this gallery Westinghouse Broadcasting (1982-1988) L'Oréal (1988-1989) Paravision International (1989-1994) Hallmark Cards (1995-2004) Entertainment Rights, PLC. Free and no ads no need to download or install. Popular pages. Westinghouse's cable television network properties—consisting then of The Nashville Network (now the general-interest Paramount Network) and Country Music Television, which CBS/Westinghouse purchased from Gaylord Entertainment in 1996, and equity stakes in regional sports networks Midwest Sports Channel (now split into Fox Sports North, serving Minnesota and the Dakotas, and Fox Sports Wisconsin, both of which CBS purchased in conjunction with its 1992 acquisition of Midwest Television and its two stations, WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St. [32] Turner used the proceeds from the sale of the Charlotte station to help him launch CNN. During the 1970s and 1980s, WIND also tinkered with a part-time news format, though it had little success against the dominant all-news station in Chicago, CBS-owned WBBM. [43] NBC appealed the ruling, extending the ordeal by another year, but to no avail. (controlled by Pathfinder Communications Corporation), "Dry run precedes KFWB's switch to all news. One of these additional stations was Baltimore's then-NBC affiliate, WMAR-TV, which would displace that city's longtime ABC affiliate, Group W-owned WJZ-TV. Many of these programs were also sold internationally (under the name of Westinghouse Broadcasting International). The Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, was the broadcasting division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. White-Westinghouse, acquired by Electrolux in 1986 Westinghouse Broadcasting Group W, now integrated into CBS Broadcasting, Inc. British Westinghouse, later subsumed into the General Electric Company Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group, sold to Northrop Grumman in 1996 Westinghouse Electric Corporation, renamed CBS Corporation in 1997 Westinghouse Aviation Gas Turbine Division, … All items (2) Westinghouse found no success in the Charlotte market, as WPCQ remained an also-ran during its Group W years. However, the protracted legal issues that had dogged RKO General for years delayed the transfer of KHJ to Westinghouse, and they ultimately withdrew their offer. It is also carried on CenturyLink Prism channels 4 and 1004. It kept national sales offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. In August 1964, after a nearly eight-year-long investigation, the FCC ordered a reversal of the swap. It was renamed Westinghouse Broadcasting in 1954, and adopted the "Group W" moniker in 1963. Westinghouse was able to escape Charlotte when it sold WPCQ (now WCNC-TV) to Odyssey Television Partners (later to become Renaissance Broadcasting) in 1985. Westinghouse Outdoor Power Equipment Releases New Portable Power Stations . ", Foisie, Geoffrey. Toshiba acquired the current company in 2006. Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc. filed as a Statement & Designation By Foreign Corporation in the State of California and is no longer active.This corporate entity was filed approximately sixty years ago on Monday, December 19, 1960 , according to public records filed with California Secretary of State. [30][31] Westinghouse's only other outright television station purchase was in Charlotte, North Carolina, where it purchased WRET-TV from Ted Turner in early 1980, and changed its call letters to WPCQ-TV. Eyemark was in turn folded into King World Productions following the latter company's acquisition by CBS in 2000. Mr. Justice FRANKFURTER is of the opinion that the motion to affirm should be granted. Westinghouse was able to escape Charlotte when it sold WPCQ (now WCNC-TV) to Odyssey Television Partners (later to become Renaissance Broadcasting) in 1985. Edit. 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