Young Broadcasting Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of television stations in the United States. As of December 31, 2008, it owned and operated 10 television stations, of which 5 are affiliated with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 3 are affiliated with CBS Inc., 1 is affiliated with National Broadcasting Company, Inc., and 1 is affiliated with MyNetworkTV. Bankruptcy On February 13, 2009, Young Broadcasting, Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Manhattan. The Stations One station is located in the West region (KRON-San Francisco, California), four stations are located in the Midwest region (WBAY-Green Bay, Wisconsin, KWQC-Quad Cities, KELO-Sioux Falls, South Dakota and WLNS-Lansing, Michigan), four stations are located in the Southeast region (WKRN-Nashville, Tennessee, WRIC-Richmond, Virginia, WATE-Knoxville, Tennessee, and KLFY-Lafayette, Louisiana), and one station is located in the Northeast region (WTEN-Albany, New York). WKRN, Nashville, Tennessee: It is affiliated with ABC. The station is home to the Tennessee Titans pre-season games and coach's show. WKRN is also the Nashville station for the Tennessee Lottery, hosting three to four daily drawings. WTEN, Albany, New York: It is affiliated with ABC. WTEN broadcasts news. WATE, Knoxville, Tennessee: It is affiliated with ABC. The station is a research-focused and delivers on its mission to provide hard news, investigative reporting and breaking news, each and every day. The station's syndicated programming includes Oprah, Judge Judy, Inside Edition, The Insider and Rachel Ray. WRIC, Richmond, Virginia: It is affiliated with ABC. WRIC produces 28.5 hours of local news per week in addition to ABC network and syndicated programming. WRIC has made significant investments in its local news programs, including installation of a news automation system, non-linear news editing software and new field cameras. WBAY, Green Bay, Wisconsin: It is affiliated with ABC. The station's syndicated programming includes Martha Stewart Show, Dr. Phil, Millionaire, The Insider and Sex and the City. The station also produces a local football show called Tuesday Night Touchback, which is broadcast live every week during the season. KWQC, Quad Cities: It is affiliated with NBC. The station's syndicated programming includes Millionaire, Rachel Ray, Jeopardy, and Wheel of Fortune. KWQC also broadcasts a 24-hour local weather channel KWQC-TV6 First Alert 24/7. The station is involved in community service initiatives, including Davenport One, Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, Race for the Cure, Junior Achievement, American Cancer Society, American Heart Society, March of Dimes, Student Food Drive, and Toys for Tots. Additionally, KWQC televises a running event, the annual Bix7 Race, and the Festival of Trees Parade. WLNS, Lansing, Michigan: It is affiliated with the CBS Network. WLNS works with Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Angel House, Highfields, Junior Achievement, Susan G. Komen Foundation, MS Society of Michigan, American Heart Association, March of Dime's, American Lung Association, MSU's Safe Place, Children's Trust Fund, Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ronald McDonald House of mid-Michigan, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital—Dream Home Giveaway, African American Cultural Heritage Association, Potter Park Zoo, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Volunteers of America, Alzheimer's Association, Salvation Army, YMCA and others. KELO, Sioux Falls, South Dakota: It is affiliated with CBS. KELO broadcasts news and local programming. KLFY, Lafayette, Louisiana: It is affiliated with CBS. KLFY offers local news and community-related broadcasts. KRON, San Francisco, California: KRON is a VHF television station in the San Francisco Bay Area. KRON produces local programs and coverage of local events. History Young Broadcasting, Inc. was founded in 1986.
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