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…
Steve Harvey will be sticking around in daytime, as Harvey’s eponymous yakker was renewed by NBC stations through 2016. "Steve is one of the best entertainers in the country and his first season has…
An increasing number of television stations have moved to the practice of controlling operations for multiple stations out of a single hub.
As their previous deal expired Friday, Time Warner Cable and LIN Television announced that they reached an agreement on retransmission-consent fees to keep 24 local TV stations on TWC and Bright…
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.
The sales bounty is coming as the government embarks on an ambitious but untested plan to entice flailing stations to put their spectrum up for auction.
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…
Aereo is latest to be sued as affiliates protect retrans fees
A broad consortium of TV station groups have banded together for what may be the most ambitious effort yet to establish a dominant brand in the sprawling social-TV space.