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Hearst already owns ABC affiliate WMTW, which moved into the WPXT building in Westbrook in 2014. In addition to the CW, WPXT is affiliated with MyNetworkTV and MeTV. It wouldn’t surprise me if MeTV moved over to WMTW eventually.
The sale price was $3,350,000
Hearst Closes On WPXT Portland Purchase
Here is an update
WMTW to produce 10PM newscast for its newly-acquired CW affiliate
As of Monday WMTW has taken over the MeTV affiliation, shifting the H&I affiliation to WPXT. Both networks are on each station’s respective .2 channel assignments.
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