McLean, Va.-based Tegna owns 64 news stations in 51 markets and networks like the True Crime Network. It has owned Atlanta NBC affiliate 11Alive for many years. Tegna was once part of Gannett, which splintered into print and broadcast operations in 2015. Gannett purchased sister station WATL-TV in 2006 from Tribune.
11 Alive has had that moniker for 46 years and has been affiliated with NBC since 1980. Atlanta is the largest TV market where the NBC station is not owned by NBC itself.
My ATL (WATL-TV) runs lots of syndicated judge shows during the day, local news in primetime and “The Andy Griffith” show at 7:30 a.m. weekdays.