On July 15, 2018, Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of WHDF, the CW affiliate, in Huntsville, Alabama from Lockwood Broadcast Group. Nexstar and Lockwood also have entered into a Time Brokerage Agreement pursuant to which Nexstar will provide programming and other services to WHDF during the pendency of the FCC application process. Throughout its history, WHDF has always held a strong commitment to the community it serves. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including servicing viewers with the best possible programming. In addition to The CW network, syndicated programming includes Judge Judy, The King of Queens, and The Andy Griffith Show.
Huntsville, AL is in the 81st largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 934,681 and 423,570 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 49.0% wired, 43.1% ADS. Forbes named Huntsville, AL as one of the top 10 Smartest Cities in the World. fDi Magazine named Huntsville as one of the Top 5 Small Cities of North and South America. Huntsville was #1 on Livability.com’s most affordable cities list. Source is livability.com, 2016. With its arts, entertainment, outdoor festivities and business technology reputation, it is a great city to live and raise your family.
Source: TVB, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Milliken Institute, fDi Magazine, U S Census Bureau, livability.com
Station Contact Information1309 N Memorial Parkway Huntsville, AL 35801
Stan Pylant, VP & General Manager
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Rick Boone, News Director
TBA, Local Sales Manager
TBA, Digital Sales Manager
Becky Shores, Creative Services Director