July 29, 2014 11:48 PM ET


Company Overview of WGN Continental Broadcasting Company

Company Overview

WGN Continental Broadcasting Company offers television broadcasting services. The company was incorporated in 1964 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. WGN Continental Broadcasting Company operates as a subsidiary of Tribune Television Company.

2501 West Bradley Place

Chicago, IL 60618-4718

United States

Founded in 1964





Key Executives for WGN Continental Broadcasting Company

Age: 63
Acting General Manager for Wgn-Tv - Chicago Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

WGN Continental Broadcasting Company Key Developments

Chicago Blackhawks and WGN-TV Agree to Three Year Extension for TV Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks and WGN-TV have agreed to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2018-2019 NHL season. The team and the station announced the extension on May 9, 2014. Comcast SportsNet Chicago shows most Blackhawks games, but WGN-TV broadcasts 20 regular-season games each year.

WGN Continental Broadcasting Company Announces Executive Changes

Tribune Broadcasting announced that Steve Farber has been named acting general manager for WGN Continental Broadcasting Company, Chicago, effective immediately. Farber, who is currently VP/Programming Operations for Tribune Broadcasting, is a broadcast veteran who was previously VP/General Manager of CLTV, Tribune Broadcasting's 24-hour cable news operation in Chicago. He takes over from Marty Wilke, who has resigned from WGN-TV.

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