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…
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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…
On the day that "Zero Dark Thirty" hits theaters nationwide, Sony Pictures Entertainment issued a statement defending the movie after an Academy member, actor David Clennon, said he would not vote…
Just as one retrans battle came to a peaceful conclusion, another flared up as Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX-TV New York and several other stations went dark on Cablevision's lineup just after midnight…
The battlefield gets bloodier by the week as Sinclair Broadcast Group may yank its stations off satcaster Dish Network tonight in 45 U.S. cities in another scuffle over retransmission fees.
Tribune Co. is finally nearing the finish line of its bankruptcy proceedings, one of the longest and most contentious for a media company, and now industry players are wondering where that leaves its…
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