KETV to Lose "MNF," WOWT Will Get NFL Back

In a surprise development, NBC has landed rights to broadcast NFL Sunday night games beginning in 2006. As expected, ESPN picked up "Monday Night Football," which has been carried on ABC since its inception in 1970. Speculation had been that ESPN and ABC would end up swapping the two nights. The upshot of the new deal is that KETV will lose primetime NFL games after this season, while WOWT will