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WOFL-Fox 35 is owned by Fox Television Stations. It originally went on the air on March 31, 1974, as WSBW -- Orlando's first independent station. The 1970s recession hit WSWB hard. Station owner Sun World Broadcasting ran into money troubles and was forced to file for bankruptcy in January 1976 -- which eventually forced Channel 35 off the air. Among those who tried to buy the station were Ted Turner and Christian broadcast Pat Robertson. After a great deal of legal squabbling over WSWB's assets, the Omega Group ended up with ownership. It changed the call letters to WOFL (for Orlando, FL) and returned Channel 35 to the air in 1979. Meredith Corp. then purchased WOFL in 1982 and owned it unt... Show more »
WOFL-Fox 35 is owned by Fox Television Stations. It originally went on the air on March 31, 1974, as WSBW -- Orlando's first independent station. The 1970s recession hit WSWB hard. Station owner Sun World Broadcasting ran into money troubles and was forced to file for bankruptcy in January 1976 -- which eventually forced Channel 35 off the air. Among those who tried to buy the station were Ted Turner and Christian broadcast Pat Robertson. After a great deal of legal squabbling over WSWB's assets, the Omega Group ended up with ownership. It changed the call letters to WOFL (for Orlando, FL) and returned Channel 35 to the air in 1979. Meredith Corp. then purchased WOFL in 1982 and owned it until 2002, when it swapped stations with Fox Broadcasting -- gaining the Fox-owned station in Portland, Ore, in exchange for Channel 35. Fox also owns WRBW-Channel 65 in Orlando. « Show less

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  • Casey Anthony: Jose Baez stunned after Belvin Perry’s rebuke

     
    WESH-Channel 2 reporter Bob Kealing said that Baez looked "stunned at the end of that stinging rebuke from Judge Perry." Kealing noted that the jury was not there to see it, but that it "pretty amazing to witness" Perry's "dressing down Baez in the middle...
  • Casey Anthony ratings: ‘Dateline NBC’ was tops Friday night

     
    HLN's "Nancy Grace," which also focused on the Anthony case, was the No. 4 show Friday. Grace drew 69,900 viewers in the Orlando market. "Dateline" and "Grace" were the No. 1 and 2 programs in the 25-to-54 age group in this market....
  • Casey Anthony: Did Jeff Ashton impress or go overboard?

     
    But attorney Diana Tennis of WOFL-Channel 35, criticized Ashton's style. "The cross examination went well, and then it went too far, and I think Jeff Ashton came off looking like a jerk," she said. Huntington made some good points and the defense did a...
  • Casey Anthony: lost day in court, but who’s to blame?

     
    "Judge Perry should be asking Cheney Mason: Why aren't you handling more important aspects of this case?" Hornsby said. "He [Perry] has Jose Baez, the inexperienced attorney, who's commanding the trial and setting the schedule. Clearly, Jose isn't ready...
  • Casey Anthony: Has Jose Baez improved or is he in over his head?

     
    Judge O.H. Eaton Jr,, a legal analyst for WESH-Channel 2, said, "I thought yesterday was a good day for the defense. It's gotten kind of slow today. But if it continues on the way they were working it yesterday, why, I think they're going to be able again...
  • Casey Anthony ratings: WFTV reached most viewers Thursday

     
    WFTV-Channel 9 was seen in the most households in the morning and the afternoon. WFTV also was the clear favorite of the 25-to-54 age group in the afternoon. In the morning, however, WOFL-Channel 35 edged WESH-Channel 2 for supremacy in the 25-to-54 age...
  • Casey Anthony: How is Judge Belvin Perry holding up?

     
    Former Judge O.H. Eaton Jr., who is WESH's legal analsyt, said Perry is doing what he can. "There is only so much you can do," Eaton said. "You can't just say, 'We're going to start the trial all over again and you're going to behave.' That isn't going to...
  • Casey Anthony ratings: Why are people watching? Crazy stuff

     
    WKMG-Channel 6 stayed with the Anthony story Wednesday afternoon, even though there was no trial. And WKMG placed second in households for those hours and tied for second in the 25-to-54 age group....
  • Casey Anthony ratings: WFTV won Tuesday afternoon

     
    On Tuesday morning, WFTV was seen in the most homes, but WOFL was the leader in the 25-to-54 age group. Here's how they finished from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday in households: WFTV with 76,400, WOFL with 63,800, WESH with 47,000, Central Florida News 13...
  • Casey Anthony coverage will change Saturday sports schedules

     
    Golf fans should know that WKMG-Channel 6 will shift the Travelers Championship to digital channel 6.2, which is channel 463 on Bright House Networks and channel 220 on Comcast. If the trial ends early for the day, WKMG will go to golf....
  • Casey Anthony: Sticking with story pays off again for WKMG

     
    WFTV was seen in the most households Monday morning: 67,700. The rest: WOFL with 41,800 homes, Central Florida News 13 with 35,100, WKMG with 33,000 and WESH with 28,300....