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Heartland Media, MSouth Equity buying Tupelo TV station

TUPELO — Heartland Media, LLC and MSouth Equity Partners have agreed to acquire the assets of television station WTVA, the NBC and ABC affiliate in Tupelo, from WTVA Inc. Terms were not disclosed. The acquisition will expand Heartland’s holdings to five stations. Other stations are located in Utica, New York, and Eugene, Medford, and Klamath Falls, Oregon. All are ABC ...

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DSU alumna competes in NBC’s summer hit show

  CLEVELAND, Miss.  – Delta State University alumna Amy Showalter will compete in NBC’s new summer hit “The Winner Is” on Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. The show features talented solo singers, duets, and groups of all ages competing in head to head competition for the grand prize of $1 million. Showalter will be judged by a special in-studio ...

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Liz Davis sent home from "The Voice"

The road to TV reality stardom ended last night for “The Voice” country singer Liz Davis. The Laurel-born Davis, the NBC show’s only remaining country contestant was eliminated Thursday night along with mariachi singer Julio Cesar Castillo by their coach Blake Shelton. Davis thanked her fans on Twitter following the show. “My head is held high and I feel stronger than ...

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MBJ-TV talks with "The Voice" star Liz Davis

There’s more than one vote that matters this week. Laurel native and former Delta State student Liz Davis recently won a spot on country star Blake Shelton’s team on NBC’s hit reality talent show “The Voice.” A country singer herself, Liz talks with MBJ-TV in the following video about her voice, her Mississippi roots and what drives her as an ...

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One family may end up owning all four network television affiliates in the Greenwood-Greenville market

GREENWOOD — One family may end up owning all four network television affiliates in the Greenwood-Greenville market. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that WXVT-Channel 15, a CBS affiliate, is in the process of being sold for $2.65 million by Saga Broadcasting to a company controlled by Charles Harker’s three children. The Californian already owns the ABC, NBC and Fox stations — ...

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Agency advertising bill ‘ill-conceived’

A bill that cleared the committee in the Senate and awaits action on the floor has caught the attention of advertising and media outlets. Senate Bill 2736 would prohibit state agencies from spending funds appropriated from the state’s general fund on radio and television advertisements that promote programs and initiatives, unless there is a bidding process involved. “It’s got a ...

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Biggest Loser’s Patrick House partners with WellnessPlus

WellnessPlus, a subsidiary of BankPlus, has entered into a partnership with Mississippi native Patrick House, winner of season 10 of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” House will serve as spokesperson in WellnessPlus webinars as well as educate the employees of WellnessPlus client companies on the importance of exercise and healthy eating habits. After winning “The Biggest Loser,” House decided to return ...

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Biggest Loser's Patrick House partners with WellnessPlus

WellnessPlus, a subsidiary of BankPlus, has entered into a partnership with Mississippi native Patrick House, winner of season 10 of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” House will serve as spokesperson in WellnessPlus webinars as well as educate the employees of WellnessPlus client companies on the importance of exercise and healthy eating habits. After winning “The Biggest Loser,” House decided to return ...

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