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December 2, 2000 | Dana Calvo and Lee Romney
Telemundo Network is in talks to acquire Los Angeles-based KWHY-TV, the nation's largest independent Spanish-language channel. The transaction, which would exceed $200 million, according to sources close to the deal, signals increasingly vigorous competition for Spanish-language viewers nationwide. The Miami-based Telemundo would be the first entity to own two Spanish-language stations in a single market.
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December 2, 2000 | Dana Calvo and Lee Romney
Telemundo Network is in talks to acquire Los Angeles-based KWHY-TV, the nation's largest independent Spanish-language channel. The transaction, which would exceed $200 million, according to sources close to the deal, signals increasingly vigorous competition for Spanish-language viewers nationwide. The Miami-based Telemundo would be the first entity to own two Spanish-language stations in a single market.
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September 16, 1989
Puig writes that "Galavision, which owns KWHY, agreed to carry them (ABC commercials designed to attract Latino viewers to the network's programs)." KWHY-TV is solely owned by Harriscope of Los Angeles Inc.; Galavision is simply a source for Spanish-language programming to KWHY-TV. RICHARD W. JOLLIFFE General Manager, KWHY-TV Los Angeles
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October 3, 2000 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The daytime business news offered for more than three decades by KWHY-TV is gone from the airwaves after a slow transition that paralleled the rise of Spanish-language programming in Los Angeles and digital media. For nearly 33 years, Los Angeles-based KWHY offered business news, analysis, a running ticker and the market commentaries of the late flamboyant stockbroker David Paul Kane on its Channel 22.
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February 13, 2001 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Telemundo Communications Group Inc., the nation's No. 2 Spanish-language television network, has finalized an agreement to purchase independent Spanish-language station KWHY-TV Channel 22 in Los Angeles for about $239 million, the companies said Monday. The deal gives Sony-owned Telemundo a second Los Angeles station with a loyal following and advertiser base. It already owns KVEA-TV Channel 52. When talks began last fall with KWHY--owned by Harriscope of Los Angeles Inc.
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October 10, 2007 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
NBC Universal put out a welcome mat for a new girl posse Tuesday by agreeing to pay $925 million to buy Oxygen Media, the independent cable television channel for women launched seven years ago by talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, cable programming pioneer Geraldine Laybourne and Los Angeles TV maverick Marcy Carsey. The sale gives Oxygen's private owners a graceful exit from a tough business.
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