Forget New York, Silicon Valley or even Sun Valley: The locus of the action in media M&A this year has been in places like Seattle, St. Louis, Houston and Phoenix. TV stations in medium and small…
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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…
Time Warner Cable is donning rabbit ears. With the CBS blackout in key markets heading into a fourth week, the cable company is giving away free TV antennas to customers so they can watch the Eye…
Does Uncle Sam need to step in to make sure consumers can watch the boob tube without interruption? American regulators should adopt rules forbidding TV blackouts, according to a cable lobbying group…
The station marketplace is morphing into mega groups as owners seek economies of scale.
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.
Arsenio Hall will return to latenight in almost all households this fall, according to CBS TV Distribution.
The prospect of the Federal Communications Commission relaxing media-ownership rules has produced predictable hand-wringing from the usual suspects.