In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television station or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated. This distinguishes such a station from an affiliate, whose ownership lies elsewhere other than the network it is linked to.A good example would be the Washington, D.C. television market in the United States, whereby NBCUniversal-owned WRC-TV carries NBC programming, while 21st Century Fox-owned WTTG carries programming from Fox, another 21st Century Fox subsidiary. Therefore, both WRC-TV and WTTG are considered owned-and-operated stations.
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