Tampa TV Station Sold: WTVT-TV, a CBS-affiliated television station in Tampa, Fla., has been sold for $163 million in cash to SCI Television Inc. The sale was part of the continuing corporate restructuring of investor George Gillett. Denver-based SCI already owns stations in Boston, Detroit, Cleveland, Atlanta, Milwaukee and San Diego and is the largest operator of CBS stations other than CBS Inc. WTVT is SCI's fifth CBS affiliate. Gillett and other investors purchased WTVT in 1987 for $385 million.
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