A Power Jolt For Station Owners The Avengers

Edmund N. Ansin was mad as hell, but he doesn't have to take it anymore. Five years ago, Ansin's WSVN station in Miami was dumped by NBC Inc., which was buying the local CBS Inc. affiliate. Ansin assumed he would simply sign on with CBS, but instead, CBS spurned him and bought a weaker station on the cheap. Left out in the cold, Ansin had little choice but to sign up with Fox--then a little outfit notable mainly for its raunchiness and its poor ratings.

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