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Oct 1, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Entravision considering fourth San Diego station
Entravision Communications is said to be in talks about taking over operation of XETV-TV, the Grupo Televisa-owned Fox affiliate in San Diego. Santa Monica-based Entravision, which already owns or operates three stations in the San Diego market, had no comment Friday.
Fox closes in on CNN as ratings return to normal
As cable news channel ratings dropped back toward normal last week, CNN again had Fox News Channel nipping at its heels. For the total day Sept. 26, CNN averaged a 1.2 rating (988,000 homes), followed by Fox with a 1.0 (695,000 homes) and MSNBC with a 0.7 (518,000 homes).
Comcast, AT&T to resume talks on Broadband sale
Comcast and AT&T will resume negotiations this week for the sale of AT&T Broadband under a confidentiality agreement that is different from the one used with other would-be suitors. The companies declined comment Friday as they were hammering out the guidelines to resume talks, which ended in midsummer. AT&T wants a deal in place by the end of October, sources say.
FCC approves Fox’s acquisition of WFTC-TV
The FCC has approved Fox’s acquisition of a second station in the Twin Cities. Fox, which acquired KMSP-TV, in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market in late July, now will add WFTC-TV perhaps early this week in a swap with the station’s current owner, Clear Channel Communications. Clear Channel will receive Fox-owned stations in Salt Lake City and San Antonio.