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WBBH & WZVN knocked off the air…

Viewers in the Fort Myers market had difficulty watching (“roommates”) WBBH and WZVN.

Both stations, which are housed in the same building, lost their air signals as well as up-links to local cable and satellite carriers DirectTV and Dish Network. The outage left viewers without access to the NBC and ABC affiliates for several hours during the day.

WBBH posted on their Facebook page earlier today that the stations were off the air and that engineers were working on the issue. However, any reference to the outage was quickly scrubbed from the pages. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2016

Mike Mason to WFTX…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – Mike Mason is coming back to the Fort Myers market. He will once again be working at WFTX.

Mason starts Sunday, May 1. He’s been working as a freelance reporter. Before that, he worked at WGCL – Atlanta, WFTS – Tampa, WLOS – Asheville, and both WBBH and WFTX in Fort Myers…..Cont….

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04 2016

Lee County Sheriff blasts WBBH/WZVN over story…

(from TVSpy.com) – Lee County, Fla., Sheriff Mike Scott says the WBBH (NBC) and WZVN (ABC) nearly compromised what he’s calling a “major heroin” bust.

Scott wrote on the Department’s Facebook page that WBBH/WZVN “refused our requests to scrap their story about techniques used in undercover surveillance.” Scott blamed what he called “some new to town Reporter.”

Scott says this isn’t the first time he’s had trouble with the stations

Sources tell TVSpy that Scott was referring to the WBBH story in the video below, where a viewer contacted the station”s” about suspicious boxes on power poles that turned out to contain hidden cameras….Cont….

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04 2016

WTSP parked in the wrong spot…

(photo c/o Mike McGinnis) – TVSpy.com reports that a man on the University of South Florida Tampa campus noticed the WTSP station vehicle below, parked in an electric car charging spot and called the station out on it. The photo below was posted WTSP’s Facebook page.

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01 2016

Rachel Polansky to join WBBH…

(edited from TVSpy.com)Rachel Polansky is joining Fort Myers, Fla., NBC affiliate WBBH.

Polansky comes from WSYR in Syracuse, N.Y., where she was a reporter and anchor.

Polansky’s first day at WBBH is Monday, Dec. 21….Cont….

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