Posted 19 Jan 2012 — by Michigan Media
Matt Uhl is now the vice president and general manager at Adell Broadcasting’s WADL (Channel 38) in Detroit.
Matt Uhl has been named vice president and general manager at WADL Detroit, an independent station. Uhl spent 16 years at WHP Harrisburg, including a run as general manager.
Uhl was also director of sales at Fox affiliate WPMT Harrisburg, and worked at KCRA Sacramento as well. He succeeds Steve Antoniotti.
Adell Broadcasting owns WADL, which has shifted from calling itself “Detroit’s Urban Station” to a broader reach.
Broadcasting & Cable
Posted 06 Jan 2012 — by Michigan Media
WADL (Channel 38) in Detroit will launch a weekday evening newscast at 9 p.m. starting on January 16. The half-hour long newscast will be produced with Journal Register Company, a company who owns newspapers in Southeast Michigan.
WADL-Channel 38 will debut “News @ 9,” a new weekday 9 p.m. newscast, on Jan. 16.
The 30-minute newscast is being produced with Journal Register Co., a company whose holdings include The Oakland Press, The Macomb Daily, the Daily Tribune of Royal Oak, the Morning Sun in Mt. Pleasant and all the Heritage newspapers in Southeast Michigan. The newspapers will provide news reporting and streaming video.
“Our footprint in Southeast Michigan matches up very well with WADL-TV 38 in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw counties,” Kevin Haezebroeck, senior vice president of Journal Register newspapers in Michigan, said in a statement.
Crain’s Detroit Business
Posted 29 Aug 2011 — by Michigan Media
WADL in Detroit will launch Antenna TV on its .2 multicast channel on October 1.
Adell Broadcasting’s Independent WADL Detroit is readying a launch of Antenna TV on its dot .2 multicast channel beginning 10/1. Antenna TV will bring additional classic TV programs, including “The Flying Nun,” “The Monkees,” “The Partridge Family,” “All in The Family,” “Maude” and “Soap.”
Kevin Adell, CEO and owner of WADL, who also owns “The Word Network” (the largest African-American religious network in the world), explains: “We have looked at many programming options for our .2, but ‘Antenna TV’ was by far the best fit with its quality classic programming lineup, expansive national distribution with Tribune stations and will have the longevity over fledgling networks.”
Locally, “Antenna TV” will be available on channel 38.2 and channel 295 on Comcast Cable.
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