New Castle & the Immaculate Reception

Trying to settle a bet here. A friend of mine swears that he watched the Immaculate Reception live on TV while visiting family in New Castle, PA. I distinctly remember listening to it on the radio in my own home town in Western PA because all Steeler home games at that time (1972) were blacked out in the Pittsburgh area. Could he have been watching it on a Cleveland station there or is my recollection (I was 12 at the time) faulty?

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