LIN Buys Pair of Acme Stations

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

LIN Media has acquired Acme Communications stations WIWB Green Bay and WBDT Dayton for a combined $11.5 million. Acme has been looking to deal its local assets for some time.

LIN and Acme entered a services agreement in select markets earlier this summer; part of the deal gave LIN the right to acquire the stations.

According to a statement from Acme, “LIN has assigned its rights to acquire certain assets of WBDT to WBDT Television (WT)…It is expected that applications to assign the stations’ FCC licenses to LIN and WT, respectively More…