TELEVISION COMES TO BIRMINGHAM ! ! !
WSGN-TV, of course, would never materialize. But in 1965, it sorta did ... WBMG channel 42 signed on, and the station was part-owned by Southern Broadcasting - then parent company of WSGN-AM 610.
Mel Allen would go on to do sports for NBC, and also served as a host for their popular weekend radio program
05/29/2009 -- 1152 PM EDT
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