The FCC gave the greenlight to Sinclair Television Group’s $985 million purchase of Allbritton Communications stations, after Sinclair agreed last month to divest one of the seven Allbritton outlets…
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The FCC’s webpage went dark on Tuesday, film permitting by the National Park Service was on hold and hearings on Capitol Hill were either postponed or cancelled on the first day of the government…
The FCC has initiated the process for revising how it calculates whether a media company exceeds a cap on station ownership, a move that some congloms say will slow what has been a marketplace buying…
The never-ending debate over media consolidation this week will focus on an esoteric rule that involving how the FCC calculates whether groups like Sinclair, Univision and Fox meet or exceed caps on…
The station marketplace is morphing into mega groups as owners seek economies of scale.
Tribune Co., doubling down on the broadcast television biz, announced an agreement to acquire Local TV Holdings’s 19 TV stations in 16 key markets for $2.725 billion in cash — a deal that would make…
An increasing number of television stations have moved to the practice of controlling operations for multiple stations out of a single hub.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is adding some large-market heft to its station holdings with a $373.3 million deal to acquire Seattle-based Fisher Communications.
A finely chiseled domestic meller that proceeds with a painful sense of inevitability, “Forgetting to Know You” follows a loving marriage that crumbles under the weight of economic pressures and…
NBC Owned TV stations will keep “The Ellen Degeneres Show” on their lineups for years to come, as the daytime yakker was renewed through the 2016-2017 season. NBC stations in Gotham, Los Angeles…