E.W. Scripps closes purchase of two stations E.W. Scripps closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting – Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW. The $110M transaction is structured as a purchase of assets and was funded with cash on hand. Scripps has said the two stations would add $30M in revenue and $10M of segment profit in the first full year it operates them.