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ABC Owned Television Stations is a division of Disney–ABC Television Group that oversees the owned-and-operated stations of the American Broadcasting Company, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
ABC Studios is the television production division of Disney–ABC Television Group.
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AccuWeather is an American media company that provides commercial weather forecasting services worldwide.
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Action News is a local television newscast format in the United States.
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Al Alberts (August 10, 1922 – November 27, 2009) was an American popular singer and composer.
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Albert W. Ham (1925–2001) was an American composer and jingle writer.
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Alicia Vitarelli (born 1978) is a news anchor for 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia.
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The All-Channel Receiver Act of 1962 (ACRA), commonly known as the All-Channels Act, was passed by the United States Congress in 1961, to allow the Federal Communications Commission to require that all television set manufacturers must include UHF tuners, so that new UHF-band TV stations (then channels 14 to 83) could be received by the public.
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Altoona is a city in central Pennsylvania Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States.
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AM America was a morning news program produced by ABC in an attempt to compete with the highly rated Today on NBC.
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American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as producer.
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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.
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Berks County (Pennsylvania German: Barricks Kaundi) is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
The Blue Network, and its immediate predecessor, the NBC Blue Network, were the on-air names of an American radio production and distribution service from 1927 to 1945.
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Blue Ridge Communications is a regional cable television, Internet and voice over IP provider that serves much of the Poconos area and central Pennsylvania in the USA.
Bob Horn (born Donald Loyd Horn in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania; February 20, 1916 – July 31, 1966) was an American radio and television personality in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for being the original host of Bandstand (which later became American Bandstand.) According to academic records from his youth, Horn sometimes spelled his surname Horne.
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Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011, to May 28, 2013, and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt.
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Broadcasting & Cable magazine is a television industry trade magazine published by NewBay Media.
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Bruno Walter (born Bruno Schlesinger, September 15, 1876February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor, pianist and composer.
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Buffalo is a city in Western New York and the seat of Erie County, located on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River.
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Cablevision Systems Corporation is an American cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City.
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Capital Cities Communications (sometimes referred to as "CapCities") was an American media company best known for its surprise purchase of the much larger American Broadcasting Company in 1985 and became Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. Its successor is Disney-ABC Television Group, a unit of the Walt Disney Company, which purchased CapCities in 1996.
Captain Noah and His Magical Ark was a television program for children and was generally broadcast around the Philadelphia area.
Cecily Joan Tynan (born March 19, 1969) is an American television reporter who has been with WPVI-TV since 1995.
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Charlie Van Dyke (Born Charles Leo Steinle, on December 19, 1947), is a former radio disc jockey who is best known for the voice work he has done for numerous radio and television stations, and is recognized by his deep, booming voice.
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Chroma key compositing, or chroma keying, is a special effects / post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues (chroma range).
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Comcast Corporation, formerly registered as Comcast Holdings,Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
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Comcast Center is a skyscraper in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Concentration of media ownership (also known as media consolidation or media convergence) is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media.
Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) is the PBS member network for the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Cranbury is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
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The Daily Racing Form (DRF) is a tabloid newspaper founded in 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, by Frank Brunell.
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Dave Frankel was a television weatherman and news anchor in Philadelphia before leaving the air to become an attorney.
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David Thomas Boreanaz (born February 14, 1936) is a retired American television broadcaster who broadcast under the stage names Dave Thomas in Buffalo, New York, and Dave Roberts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Delaware is a state located in the Northeast megalopolis region and the Northeastern region of the United States.
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Culturally, the Delaware Valley is taken by various commercial media and advertising venues to mean the Philadelphia metropolitan area, but geographically, geologically, and historically the term used to refer to the valley through which the Delaware River flows.
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Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark Jr. (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.
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The DTV (an abbreviation of digital television, also called digital broadcast) transition in the United States is the switchover from analog (the traditional method of transmitting television signals) to exclusively digital broadcasting of free over-the-air television programming.
Disney–ABC Domestic Television, also operating as ABC Syndication (formerly known as Buena Vista Television and also known as Disney Domestic Television and Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution), is the in-home sales and content distribution firm of the Disney–ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
ABC, Inc. DBA Disney–ABC Television Group (a.k.a. Disney–ABC) manages all of The Walt Disney Company's Disney and ABC-branded television properties.
The display resolution or display modes of a digital television, computer monitor or display device is the number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed.
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Donahue is the Americanized version of Irish surname Donohoe, which, in turn, is an Anglicized version of the ancient Irish name "Donnchadh" (sometimes "Donncha").
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The DuMont Television Network (also known as the DuMont Network, simply DuMont/Du Mont, or (incorrectly) Dumont) was one of the world's pioneer commercial television networks, rivalling NBC and CBS for the distinction of being first overall in the USA.
A duopoly (or twinstick, referring to "stick" as jargon for a radio tower) is a situation in television and radio broadcasting in which two or more stations in the same city or community share common ownership.
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East Brunswick is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Elizabethtown (Pennsylvania Dutch: Betzischteddel) is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, southeast of Harrisburg.
Eyewitness News is a style of news broadcasting that is used by local television stations in different markets around the world.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute (see and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls.
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FM broadcasting is a VHF broadcasting technology, pioneered by Edwin Howard Armstrong, which uses frequency modulation (FM) to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio.
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Fox NFL Sunday is an American sports television program on Fox that debuted on September 4, 1994, and serves as the pre-game show for the network's National Football League game telecasts under the NFL on Fox brand.
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Franklin & Marshall College (abbreviated as "F&M") is a four-year private co-educational residential national liberal arts college in the Northwest Corridor neighborhood of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
Fresno, the county seat of Fresno County, is a city in the U.S. state of California.
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Fusion is an American multi-platform media company that is a joint venture between the Disney-ABC Television Group subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company and Univision Communications, and relies in part on the resources of their respective news divisions, ABC News and Noticias Univision.
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Gary Papa (September 2, 1954 – June 19, 2009) was a sportscaster with WPVI-TV in Philadelphia from April 1981 to June 2009 and was the 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. sportcaster.
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General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the third longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light and As the World Turns. Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production.
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Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.
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Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
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The Office of the Governor of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.
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A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
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Helmetta is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
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High-definition television (HDTV) provides a resolution that is substantially higher than that of standard-definition television.
Home, also referred to as The Home Show, was a daytime informational talk show which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1994.
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How to Get Away with Murder (sometimes abbreviated as HTGAWM) is an American television series that premiered on ABC on September 25, 2014.
An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.
Jackson is a town in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming, United States.
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Jamesburg is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
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Martin Jeff Krimski, known by the stage names Jefferson Kaye and Jeff Kaye (December 12, 1936 - November 16, 2012) was an American radio, television and film announcer.
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Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
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Jim Gardner is the stage name of James Goldman (born May 17, 1948), an American news anchor for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jim O'Brien was the stage name of James Franklin Oldham (November 20, 1939–September 25, 1983), a newscaster.
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Joe Torres (born on June 2, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York) is a Hispanic-American journalist and author.
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KABC-TV, channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
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KDOC-TV, channel 56, is an independent television station licensed to Anaheim, California, USA and serving the Los Angeles television market.
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Kent County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Delaware.
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KGO-TV, channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in San Francisco, California, USA.
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KJWP, channel 2, is a television station in Wilmington, Delaware, serving as the Me-TV affiliate for Philadelphia.
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Knight Ridder was an American media company, specializing in newspaper and Internet publishing.
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KOFY-TV, virtual channel 20 (UHF digital channel 19), is an independent television station located in San Francisco, California, United States.
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Kristen Sze is an Asian-American television news journalist.
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KSNV, virtual channel 3 and UHF digital channel 22, is the NBC–affiliated television station located in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
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KYW-TV, channel 3, is a CBS owned-and-operated television station located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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Laff is an American digital multicast television network that is owned by Katz Broadcasting under the subsidiary Laff Media, LLC.
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Lambertville is a city in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.
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Lancaster County, (Pennsylvania German: Lengeschder Kaundi) sometimes nicknamed the Garden Spot of America or Pennsylvania Dutch Country, is a county located in the south central part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Larry Ferrari (1932 – November 20, 1997), born Lazarus Louis Ferrari, was an American organist who hosted The Larry Ferrari Show from 1954 to 1997 on WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, a weekly Sunday morning half hour program of organ music.
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Larry Kane (born October 21, 1942) is an American journalist, news anchor and author.
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Lebanon, formerly known as Steitztown, is a city in and the county seat of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States.
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The Lehigh Valley, known officially by the United States Census Bureau and the United States Office of Management and Budgethttp://www.whitehouse.gov/omb as the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area and referred to informally and locally as The Valley is a metropolitan region officially consisting of Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties in eastern Pennsylvania and Warren county on the western edge of New Jersey, in the United States.
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Let's Pop the Question was an American television series which aired from 1947 to 1948.
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LIN Media was an American holding company founded in 1994 that operated 43 television stations.
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Lisa Thomas-Laury (born July 19, 1954) is a news anchor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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The Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the head of the executive branch of Pennsylvania's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
Live Well Network is a home, health and lifestyle high definition digital subchannel network owned by ABC Owned Television Stations, part of the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
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Live! with Kelly and Michael (stylized onscreen as live kelly & michael) is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.
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Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league, sanctioned by U.S. Soccer, that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
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Marc Howard (born February 13, 1937) is a retired longtime Philadelphia news anchor.
Marjorie Margolies (born June 21, 1942), formerly known as Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and a women's rights activist.
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Matt O'Donnell (born May 31, 1972) joined WPVI-TV in 1996 as a general assignment reporter.
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Mega Millions (which began as The Big Game in 1996, with the name modified to The Big Game Mega Millions six years later) is an American multi-jurisdictional lottery game; it is offered in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Middlesex County is a county located in north-central New Jersey, United States.
Milton J. Shapp (June 25, 1912 – November 24, 1994) was the 40th Governor of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania from 1971 to 1979 and the first Jewish Governor of Pennsylvania.
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Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of weekly National Football League (NFL) games on ESPN in the United States.
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Monica Malpass (born April 28, 1961 in High Point, North Carolina) is an American journalist and television anchor for WPVI Action News in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Monmouth County is a county located in Central New Jersey, in the United States within the New York metropolitan area and located in the central part of the state.
Monroe Township is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Move Closer to Your World (MCTYW) is a television news music package composed by jingle writer Al Ham under his Mayoham Music label.
MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.
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A multiplex or mux (called virtual sub-channel in the United States and Canada, and bouquet in France) is the erroneous term given to the grouping of program services that are sub-grouped as interleaved data packets for broadcast over a network or modulated multiplexed medium, which are split out at the receiving end.
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MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV, and sometimes referred to as "My Network") is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, and operated by division subsidiaries Fox Television Stations and 20th Television.
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A national anthem (also state anthem, national hymn, national song etc.) is a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.
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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
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NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of National Football League (NFL) games on NBC in the United States.
NBCUniversal, Inc. (colloquially referred to as NBCU or NBCUni) is an American media and entertainment company engaged in the production and marketing of entertainment, news, and information products and services to a global customer base.
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In the broadcasting industry (particularly in North America), a network affiliate or affiliated station is a local broadcaster, owned by a company other than the owner of the network, which carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.
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New Castle County is the northernmost of the three counties of the U.S. state of Delaware.
New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010.
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New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
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A news director is an individual at a broadcast station or network or a newspaper who is in charge of the news department.
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NFL Network (occasionally abbreviated on-air as NFLN) is an American sports-oriented cable and satellite television network that is owned by the National Football League (NFL) and is part of NFL Media, which also includes NFL.com, NFL Films, NFL Mobile, NFL Now and NFL RedZone.
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The NFL on CBS (visually branded as NFL • CBS in logos shown within on-air graphics and network promotions) is the branding used for broadcasts of National Football League (NFL) games that are produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States.
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Ocean County is a county located along the Jersey Shore in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
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Operation Alphabet was a daily educational television program designed to teach literacy to adults.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
Patricia "Pat" Merbreier (July 12, 1924 – June 23, 2011) was an American television personality and actress.
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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
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Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.
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The Pennsylvania Lottery is operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.
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The Philadelphia Business Journal is diversified business media company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, publishing daily stories on its website and social networks, and a weekly edition available in print and online.
The Philadelphia Daily News is a tabloid newspaper that serves Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The Philadelphia Union is an American professional soccer team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Eastern Conference of the league.
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Plainsboro Township is a township in Middlesex County in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
Politically Incorrect is an American late-night, half-hour political talk show hosted by Bill Maher that ran from 1993 to 2002.
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Powerball is an American lottery game sold by 47 lotteries (44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) as a shared jackpot game.
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The Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) is the MPEG and privately defined program-specific information originally defined by General Instrument for the DigiCipher 2 system and later extended for the ATSC digital television system for carrying metadata about each channel in the broadcast MPEG transport stream of a television station and for publishing information about television programs so that viewers can select what to watch by title and description.
In broadcasting, public affairs radio or television programs focus on matters of politics and public policy.
Robert Budd Dwyer (November 21, 1939 – January 22, 1987) was an American politician in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County in the United States.
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RCN Corporation, originally Residential Communications Network, founded in 1993 and based in Princeton, New Jersey, is the first American facilities-based competitive ("overbuild") provider of bundled telephone, cable television, and internet service delivered over its own fiber-optic local network as well as competitive dialup and DSL internet service to consumers in the Boston, New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Chicago areas.
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Reading (is the county seat of Berks County and with a population of 87,812 is the fifth-largest city in Pennsylvania. According to the 2010 census, Reading has the highest share of citizens living in poverty in the nation. Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area. The city, approximately halfway between Philadelphia and the state capital at Harrisburg, is strategically situated along a major transportation route from Central to Eastern Pennsylvania, and lent its name to the now-defunct Reading Railroad, which transported anthracite coal from the Pennsylvania Coal Region to the eastern United States via the Port of Philadelphia. Reading Railroad is one of the four railroad properties in the classic United States version of the Monopoly board game. Reading was one of the first localities where outlet shopping became a tourist industry. It has been known as "The Pretzel City" because of numerous local pretzel bakeries. Currently, Bachman, Dieffenbach, Tom Sturgis, and Unique Pretzel bakeries call the Reading area home.
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Renee Amoore R.N. (born January 24, 1953 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is an American health care advocate and the founder and president of The Amoore Group, Inc.
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Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values.
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Roosevelt is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.
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Roxborough is a neighborhood in the Northwest Philadelphia section of the United States city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Sally Starr (January 25, 1923 – January 27, 2013) was a prominent 1950s celebrity television personality.
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SallyAnn Mosey is a reporter and weekend meteorologist for News 12 New Jersey.
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San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.
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Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.
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Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the State of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading.
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The Seneca Nation of New York, also known as the Seneca Nation of Indians (Salamanca), is a federally recognized tribe of Seneca people in New York.
Service Electric Cable TV, Inc. (SECTV) is a cable television company serving eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey through three affiliates.
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Seventeen is an American magazine for teenagers.
Significantly viewed (SV) is a classification for television stations as determined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to be local stations that have a significant viewership outside of their Nielsen designated market area (DMA).
Slate is an English-language online current affairs and culture magazine in the United States created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley, initially under the ownership of Microsoft as part of MSN.
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South Brunswick is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Spotswood is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
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Standard-definition television (SDTV) is a television system that uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high-definition television (720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1440p, 4K UHDTV, and 8K UHD) or enhanced-definition television (EDTV 480p).
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
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Tamala Monique Edwards (born April 7, 1971) is an American television news anchor and reporter.
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Telemundo is an American Spanish language broadcast television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal.
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A television station is a business, organisation or other enterprise, such as an amateur television (ATV) operator, that transmits (broadcasts) content over terrestrial television.
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The Edge of Night is an American television mystery series/soap opera produced by Procter & Gamble.
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The Four Aces is an American male traditional pop music quartet, popular since the 1950s.
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The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American syndicated tabloid talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from 1986 to 2011.
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The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, metropolitan area of the United States.
The View is an American talk show that has aired on ABC since August 11, 1997, as part of its daytime programming block.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
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Thursday Night Football is the branding used for broadcasts of prime time National Football League (NFL) games that are produced by CBS Sports and broadcast by CBS and the NFL Network in the United States on Thursdays during the regular season.
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Traynor Ora Halftown (February 24, 1917 – July 5, 2003), better known as Chief Halftown, was an entertainer who hosted a children's show that aired on WFIL-TV (which became WPVI-TV in 1972) in Philadelphia from 1950 to 1999.
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Triangle Publications Inc. was an American media group based first in Philadelphia, and later in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
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Frank Edwin "Tug" McGraw, Jr. (August 30, 1944 – January 5, 2004) was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher and the father of American singer and actor Tim McGraw.
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TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles and in some issues, horoscopes.
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U.S. Route 1 (US 1) is a major north–south U.S. Highway, extending from the Florida Keys in the south to the Canadian border in the north.
Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 MHz and 3 GHz, also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimetre.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.
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Univision is an American Spanish language broadcast television network whose network's programming is aimed at Hispanic Americans and is owned by Univision Communications.
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Verizon FiOS is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network to over 5 million people in 13 states.
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Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from to, with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meters.
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In most telecommunications organizations, a virtual channel is a method of remapping the program number as used in H.222 Program Association Tables and Program Mapping Tables to a channel number that can be entered via digits on a receiver's remote control.
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WABC-TV, channel 7, is the flagship station of the ABC television network, located in New York City.
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Wally Kennedy hosted AM Philadelphia (later AM Live), Philly After Midnight, and Inside Story on WPVI-TV over a twenty-year period.
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Walter Hubert Annenberg (March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002) was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat.
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Walter Perez is a weekend morning co-anchor, journalist and a weekday reporter for WPVI, the ABC network affiliate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, in Philadelphia is the largest fully functioning pipe organ in the world.
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Wanamaker's department store was the first department store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and one of the first department stores in the United States.
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Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.
The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI), named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819).
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WCAU, channel 10, is an NBC owned-and-operated television station, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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WCBS-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of the CBS Television Network, located in New York City.
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WFIL is a radio station and a former television station serving the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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WGRZ, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 33), is an NBC-affiliated television station located in Buffalo, New York, United States.
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Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (often informally called Millionaire) is an American television game show based on the same-titled British program and developed for the United States by Michael Davies.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (sometimes informally known as Millionaire) is an international television game show franchise of British origin, created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill, and Steven Knight.
WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; "91 FM") is the flagship National Public Radio station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley.
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WHYY-TV, VHF digital channel 12, is the primary PBS member television station serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States that is licensed to Wilmington, Delaware.
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Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.
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Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County.
Bill "Wee Willie" Webber (June 11, 1929 – May 23, 2010) was an American radio and television personality and pioneer.
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Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River.
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WIOQ (102.1 FM), known as "Q102", is a Top 40 (CHR) radio station which is broadcast in the Philadelphia area.
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WKBS-TV, UHF analog channel 48, was an independent television station licensed to Burlington, New Jersey, United States, which served the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania television market.
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WKBW-TV, virtual channel 7 (UHF digital channel 38), is an ABC-affiliated television station located in Buffalo, New York, United States.
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WLFL, virtual channel 22 (UHF digital channel 27), is a CW-affiliated television station located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States and serves North Carolina's Triangle region.
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WLYH-TV, virtual channel 15 (UHF digital channel 23), is a CW-affiliated television station serving South Central Pennsylvania.
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WMGM-TV, virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 36) is a television station licensed to Wildwood, New Jersey.
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WPHL-TV, channel 17, is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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WRGB, channel 6, is a television station licensed to Schenectady, New York, USA.
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WTAJ-TV, channel 10, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA.
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WTVD, channel 11, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station, licensed to Durham, North Carolina, USA.
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WTXF-TV, channel 29, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
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WUVP-DT, virtual channel 65 (UHF digital channel 29), is a Univision owned-and-operated television station serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States that is licensed to Vineland, New Jersey.
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WWSI, channel 62, is a Telemundo-owned television station licensed to Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA and serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania television market.
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Wynnefield Heights is a middle class neighborhood located in the greater West Philadelphia area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
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480i is the shorthand name for a video mode, namely the US NTSC television system or digital television systems with the same characteristics.
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The 6ABC - Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual Thanksgiving Day Santa Claus parade held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is currently sponsored and aired by ABC owned-and-operated television station WPVI-TV, through a co-sponsorship agreement with restaurant chain Dunkin' Donuts.
720p (a.k.a. HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9 (1.78:1).
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