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December 2010: We have added the television stations located in Mexico's largest media market, Mexico City, DF to this site.

November 2010: Ion Media has agreed to buy WQEX in Pittsburgh from the local PBS affiliate WQED for $3 million.

November 2010: ABC/Disney has agreed to sell WJRT in Flint, Michigan and WTVG in Toledo, Ohio to SJL Broadcasting.

September 2010: In Houston, Spanish language station KAZH becomes KUBE TV and relaunches as an English independent station. Station cites a larger advertising base as an English language broadcaster as the reason.

September 2010: In Seattle, KMYQ "MYQ2" becomes KZJO "Joe TV".

August 2010: Tribune announced the planned launch of a new subchannel network called "Antenna TV" featuring a lineup of classic tv shows and movies.

August 2010: Sinclair Broadcasting switches KMYS in the San Antonio market from My Network TV to CW network. KCWX switches from CW to My Network TV.

June/July 2010: Tribune station WTXX has changed their callsign to WCCT in the Hartford - New Haven market.
Also, Sunbelt Communications station KVBC has changed their callsign to KSNV in the Las Vegas market.

June 2010: CBS plans to sell WGNT in the Norfolk - Portsmouth - Newport News market to Local TV for $16.5 million.

June 2010: Liberman Broadcasting announced an agreement to launch the Estrella TV network on KNRC in the Reno/Northern Nevada market beginning this summer.

March 2010: Liberman Broadcasting announces two new agreements that will launch the Estrella TV network in the Chicago, Denver, and Santa Barbara markets.

February 25, 2010: The FCC has approved construction permits for 248 new low power digital television stations across the country.

February, 2010: Liberman Broadcasting has agreed to buy television station KWHD in the Denver television market. They plan to flip the station to their Estrella TV network.

August 20, 2009: The first full-power Spanish television station has launched in the Wichita market. The station, KDCU, is owned by Entravision and is running programming from the Univision network.

July 2, 2009: The top 25 markets have been updated with the latest information including the post-transition channel and power output for each station. The remaining markets will be updated soon.

June 12, 2009: The digital transition is finally here.

April 2009: The new network from ABC called Live Well HD has launched on the 10 owned and opperated ABC stations.

April 17, 2009: The entire portfolio of stations owned by Equity Media Holdings went to auction on April 16, 2009 and ended up fetching more than 21 million dollars for approximately 60 stations. The remaining stations are still offered for sale.

April 2009: Several stations across the country have received special permission from the FCC to terminate their analog signals early including KNMT which turned off their analog on April, 16, 2009.

April 2009: NBC affiliate WHDH channel 7 in Boston now says that they will air Jay Leno's new program at 10PM. This ends speculation that NBC might remove WHDH's affiliation with the network.

April 2009: NBC affiliate WHDH channel 7 in Boston says they will not air the new Jay Leno 10PM show and instead will air news. NBC has threatened to pull the affiliation and perhaps put it on WNEU an existing Telemundo station or WWDP a station they partially own.

March 2009: Television station WYLE in Florence, Alabama loses its license for failing to broadcast for more than one year.

Digital Transition Update
On February 17, 2009 a total of 641 full-power television stations shutdown their analog transmitters. Another thousand or so stations will remain on the air until the new final date of June 12, 2009.

February 2009: Media General sells CW affiliate WCWJ in Jacksonville, FL to Nexstar Broadcasting for an amount near $18 million.

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