Nov 29, 2009
WGBH will use TV shows on radio
WGBH will broadcast some television programming on the radio starting Tuesday, the Boston Globe reports. It's part of the station's move to transform 89.7-FM into a viable competitor for news powerhouse WBUR's 90.9-FM. The station will use existing shows such as the NewsHour and local Beat the Press, as well as create a new midday weekday public affairs show. The moves are part of WGBH’s purchase in September of classical music station WCRB-FM 99.5 for $14 million, which allowed WGBH to shift classical programming and convert 89.7 to an all news and talk station.
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