Terry E. London and SunTx Capital Partners formed London Broadcasting Company in 2007 to acquire and operate Texas-based media properties. The Company closed on its first acquisition in February 2008; the CBS affiliate in Tyler-Longview, Texas. The Company also owns 41 Entertainment, a Dallas-based television production company that produces television programs, television commercials and other forms of video and music content.
London is a 30-year media veteran and former President & CEO of Gaylord Entertainment Company, a diversified media and entertainment company which included ownership in such properties as TNN: The Nashville Network, CMT: Country Music Television, the world famous Grand Ole Opry, the Gaylord Hotels, Word Records, Cencom Cable, major market television stations, radio stations and television production companies.
London Broadcasting now operates 2 NBC affiliates, 1 CBS affiliate, 2 ABC affiliates, 1 CW affiliate, 1 Azteca affiliate, and 2 Independent channels with stations in Waco-Killeen-Temple-Bryan- College Station (DMA #94) and Tyler-Longview (DMA #110) and Beaumont-Port Arthur (DMA 141). London Broadcasting now serves over 2 million Texans in 950,000 households, representing approximately 10% of the Texas population.
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KCEN-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the citizens of Temple, Waco, Killeen and Bryan-College Station (DMA 94). They serve approximately 890,000 people in 330,000 households
The station went on the air in 1953 and had been continually owned by the Frank Mayborn interests until being bought by London Broadcasting Company in May 2009. For more information on KCEN, click here.
MYTX 9.2 (Independent)
MYTX is an independent channel from KCEN-TV broadcast on digital channel 9.2. MYTX offers children's programming, classic television shows, movies, sports and much more.
KBMT-TV is both the ABC and NBC affiliates in the Beaumont-Port Arthur area of Texas (DMA 141) and serves approximately 450,000 people in 170,000 households.
KBMT-TV began broadcasting on June 18, 1961 and soon became the ABC affiliate for Beaumont/Port Arthur. They added NBC programming at the beginning of 2009 on a new digital subchannel, 12.2, after the former NBC affiliate became a Fox affiliate. For more information on KBMT, click here.
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