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Sunbeam Stations Reach Transmission Agreement With DirecTV In Time For Super Bowl

In Florida, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, NBC, Retransmission on January 29, 2012 at 8:45 am

Two stations which have been in contract disputes with satellite provider DirecTV since Jan. 13 will now be carried, just in time for Super Bowl XLVI.

WHDH-TV in Boston and WSVN in Miami are owned by Sunbeam Television Corporation.

On Thursday, WHDH general manager Chris Wayland released a statement.

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Big Easy Sports Director’s Departure Marks Second High-Profile Loss for WWL

In CBS, Leaving the Biz, Louisiana, New Orleans on January 8, 2012 at 1:38 am
Jim Henderson

Jim Henderson (Courtesy: WWL-TV)

Legendary WWL sports director Jim Henderson will retire from the CBS affiliate in February, he told colleagues in an email which got picked up by The Times-Picayune.

The 65-year-old replaced Hap Glaudi as sports director in 1978.

His career also spans radio broadcasting, specifically play-by-play announcing. Henderson celebrates his 30th year as the New Orleans Saints’ radio frontman later this year.

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