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Nexstar Is Looking for New Shows as It Acquires the CW Network

  • ‘Open casting call’ says Nexstar President Tom Carter
  • CW Network losing money with young shows for old audience
In this photo illustration The CW Television Network (The CW

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Nexstar Media Group Inc. will look to buy content from various studios as it works to bolster its acquisition of the money-losing CW Network. 

“It’s going to be an open casting call,” Tom Carter, president of the Irving, Texas-based broadcaster, said at an investor conference on Wednesday. “Bring us your best ideas.”