BEFORE WNEP, THERE WAS A WARM TV
WNEP TV actually started out as WARM TV. But it has always been known as Channel 16. When Bill Scranton joined Union Broadcasting, things started to happen. Scranton was not only an advisor but was known as "a substantial stockholder". One of the big happenings was the advent of Channel 16 starting out as WARM TV. All that was needed when this appeared in the press was FCC approval.
Here is the article about it from June 20th 1952 in The Tribune from our good friend and contributor Joe Klapatch.
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