Hometown Butler in Final Four, WNDY Grabs ‘Hoosiers’

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

WNDY Indianapolis has grabbed the rights to air the Indiana basketball classic film Hoosiers, which will run 8-10 p.m. March 31. Not only is Indianapolis the site for the NCAA basketball Final Four and title game next week, but hometown Butler is one of the four remaining teams.

WISH-WNDY President/General Manager Jeff White says the response to WNDY airing Hoosiers has been “overwhelming” since the stations announced it on air and on Facebook. He declined to say how much MGM demanded for the film, but suggested it was not a princely sum.

Viewers and advertisers alike have expressed abundant interest in Hoosiers. More…