CBS has signed an affiliation agreement with WENY-DT in Elmira (Corning), N.Y., with a sign-on date effective Jan. 1, 2009.
Lilly Broadcasting of Pennsylvania owns WENY-DT, in addition to Erie, Pa.’s WSEE-TV, another CBS affiliate.
“This marks the first time that CBS has had an affiliate based in Elmira,” CBS Affiliate Relations President Diana Wilkin said. “We welcome this opportunity to not only enhance our service to our viewers in New York’s Southern Tier, but to also extend our successful relationship with Lilly Broadcasting.”
Lilly Broadcasting President and CEO Brian Lilly said, “Combining CBS’s entertainment, news and sports programming with our lineup of local news and syndicated shows creates a quality, very promotable and saleable schedule with broad appeal.”