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WLOOistheMyNetworkTVaffiliatedtelevisionstation forJackson,MississippithatislicensedtoVicksburg.It broadcastsastandarddefinitiondigitalsignalonUHF channel41(orvirtualchannel35.1viaPSIP)froma transmitteronThigpenRoadinRaymond.Thestationcan alsobeseenonCableONEchannel9andComcast channel11.OwnedbyTougalooCollege,WLOOis operatedthroughajointsalesagreement(JSA)with AmericanSpiritMediaownedFoxaffiliateWDBDand MeTVstationsWXMSLP/WBMSCA.Inturn,allfour televisionoutletsarecontrolledbyRaycomMedia(owner ofNBCaffiliateWLBT)throughasharedservices agreement.WLOOsharesstudioswithWDBD, WXMS/WBMS,andWLBTonSouthJeffersonStreetin DowntownJackson.Syndicatedprogrammingonthis outletincludesTheOffice,30Rock,FamilyFeud,and America'sCourtwithJudgeRossamongothers.

WLOO

Vicksburg/Jackson,Mississippi Branding Channels Subchannels Network Owner My35 Digital:41(UHF) Virtual:35(PSIP) 35.1MyNetworkTV MyNetworkTV TougalooCollege
(operatedthroughJSAbyRaycom MediaviaAmericanSpiritMedia)

Contents
Firstairdate

September29,2003 TougaLOO

1History 2Newscast 3References 4Externallinks

Callletters' meaning

Sisterstation(s) WLBT,WDBD,WBMS CA/WXMSLP Former callsigns Former channel number(s) Former affiliations Transmitter power Height FacilityID Transmitter coordinates WUFX(20032013) Analog: 35(UHF,20032009) Fox(20032006) TheWB(JulySeptember2006) 981kW 598m 84253 321249.4N902256.2W

History
ThestationsignedonSeptember29,2003asWUFX, airingananalogsignalonUHFchannel35.Thestation wasJackson'ssecondFoxaffiliateuntilitslaunch,there wasnoovertheairaffiliateintheareabecauseWDBD haddroppedthenetworkinfavorofTheWBalmosttwo yearsearlierinOctober2001.ThroughoutitsFox affiliation,WUFXwasknownonairas"Fox35"and usedtheslogan"FoxForYou". Channel35wouldhaveofficiallybegunbroadcastingat 11inthemorningonSeptember7intimeforthestartof the2003NFLseason.However,twomembersofthe
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towerconstructioncrewhadshotsfiredatthematthe station'sanalogtransmittersiteinEdwardsonAugust31.Asaresult,allworkwashaltedfor22dayswhile theHindsCountySheriff'sDepartmentconductedaninvestigation.Deputieseventuallydecideditwassafe fortheconstructioncrewtoresumeworkonWUFX'stransmitterandevenprovidedonsitesecurityuntilits completion. Inearly2006,itwasannouncedTheWBandUPNwouldmergetoformTheCW.Atthesametime,News Corporation(ownerofFox)madepublicanothernewnetworkcalledMyNetworkTVwouldbelaunchingas well.UPNaffiliateWRBJwasannouncedasthenewstationforTheCWwhileWUFXwouldjoin MyNetworkTV.InadvanceoftheswitchtoMyNetworkTV,WUFXandWDBDswappedaffiliations.On July3,2006,thestationtemporarilypickedupTheWBbutbeganidentifyingitselfonairas"My35"in anticipationofjoiningthenewnetwork.AfterjoiningMyNetworkTV,itcontinuedcarryingWB programminginasecondarynatureuntilthatnetworkshutdownSeptember17.Meanwhile,WDBDrejoined Foxandbecameknownonairas"Fox40".WUFXandWDBDweresoldbyJacksonTelevisionto RoundtableBroadcastinginearly2010.However,thelatter'slicenseelistingwiththeFCCstillsaysJackson Television. WUFXwasgrantedanoriginalconstructionpermitaftertheFederalCommunicationsCommission(FCC) finalizedthedigitaltelevisionallotmentplanonApril21,1997.Asaresult,thestationdidnotreceivea companionchannelforadigitaltelevisionstation.InsteadonMay4,2009,WUFXturnedoffitsanalog signalonchannel35forgoodandturnedonitsdigitalsignalonchannel41atthesametimeWDBDmade theswitch. VicksburgBroadcastingfiledtosellWUFXandWBMSCAtoAmericanSpiritMediainJuly2012.As AmericanSpiritalsoacquiredWDBDandWXMSLPfromRoundtableBroadcasting,theWUFXlicense wasthensoldfor$1toTougalooCollege,thoughAmericanSpiritoperatesthestationunderajointsales agreement.RaycomMedia,ownerofWLBT,willinturnoperatetheAmericanSpiritstationsunderashared servicesagreement.[1]TougaloointendstouseWUFXtoteachitsstudentsabouttheoperationoftelevision stations.[2]OnNovember13,thetransactiontowasconsummated.[3]OnApril15,2013,thecallletterswere changedtoWLOO.[4]

Newscast
InApril2010,WDBDbeganproducingaweeknighthalfhournewscastonWUFX.KnownasFox40News at10onMy35,theprogramwaspresentedinhighdefinitionandcompetedagainstlongstandingnews broadcastsseenonthemarket'sbigthreestations.AfterAmericanSpiritMediacompleteditsacquisitionof WDBDandenteredintothesharedservicesagreementwithWLBT,theFoxstation'snewsdepartmentwas shutdown.ProductionofWDBD'snewscastswasassumedbyWLBTonNovember12,2012withallofthe newsprogrammingretainedexceptforthe10p.m.showonWUFXsinceitwouldcompetewithWLBT.

References
1. ^Seyler,Dave(August1,2012)."TVdealingsintheJacksonMSmarket"(http://rbr.com/tvdealingsinthe jacksonmsmarket/). TelevisionBusinessReport.RetrievedAugust3,2012. 2. ^AssociatedPress(August2,2012)."TougalooCollegetoacquireVicksburgbasedTVstation"

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(http://www.clarionledger.com/viewart/20120802/NEWS/120802046/TougalooCollegeacquireVicksburgbased TVstation?odyssey=tab). TheClarionLedger.RetrievedAugust3,2012. 3. ^http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgibin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1524273 4. ^"CallSignHistory"(http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgibin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/call_hist.pl? Facility_id=84253&Callsign=WLOO). CDBSPublicAccess.FederalCommunicationsCommission.Retrieved April16,2013.

Externallinks
QuerytheFCC'sTVstationdatabaseforWLOO(http://www.fcc.gov/fccbin/tvq?call=WLOO) BIAfn'sMediaWebDatabaseInformationonWLOOTV(http://www.bia.com/Broadcast Media/Resources/StationSearch/resources_search_result.asp?calls=WLOO&media=TV) Retrievedfrom"http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=WLOO&oldid=569322570" Categories: MyNetworkTVaffiliates Televisionchannelsandstationsestablishedin2003 Channel35virtualTVstationsintheUnitedStates Channel41digitalTVstationsintheUnitedStates TelevisionstationsinMississippi RaycomMedia Thispagewaslastmodifiedon20August2013at03:44. TextisavailableundertheCreativeCommonsAttributionShareAlikeLicenseadditionaltermsmay apply.Byusingthissite,youagreetotheTermsofUseandPrivacyPolicy. WikipediaisaregisteredtrademarkoftheWikimediaFoundation,Inc.,anonprofitorganization.

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