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  • Sinclair to surrender licenses to three TV stations

    The nation's biggest owner of TV stations has told the Federal Communications Commission it is surrendering the licenses for three of its properties in response to a recent rule change by the regulatory agency. Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group,...
  • Gains from Super Bowl and Olympics boost Sinclair's revenue

    Gains from Super Bowl and Olympics boost Sinclair's revenue
    Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted profit and revenue in the first quarter, citing better-than-expected spending on political advertising, strong gains from Super Bowl and Olympics ads, and lower expenses at many of the company's television stations. The...
  • Gannett buys six Texas TV stations

    Gannett Co. loves Texas. The company struck a deal to acquire six television stations in the Lone Star State from London Broadcasting Co. for $215 million. The stations are in mostly small markets including Waco, Beaumont and Corpus Christi. The...
  • Wedded: Honor Reeling and Adam Dundore

    Wedded: Honor Reeling and Adam Dundore
    Date: March 29 Her story: Honor Reeling, 26, grew up in Fallston and Bel Air. She works in human resources at Sinclair Broadcast Group in Hunt Valley. Her father, Wilber Reeling, lives in Perryville. Her mother, Kimberly Wagner, and stepfather,...
  • AT&T-DirecTV deal to further transform media and telecom landscape

    AT&T is acquiring satellite broadcaster DirecTV for nearly $49 billion, the latest in a series of big deals that are transforming the media and telecommunications landscape. The purchase will turn AT&T into a massive player in the pay-television space...
  • Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo

    Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo
    Aereo's streak of legal victories over the broadcasting industry has come to an end. The startup company, which sends broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet, will have to shut down its operations in Utah and Colorado thanks to a...
  • FCC Poised To Move Against 'Sidecar' Pacts Among Owners of Local Stations

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is expected Thursday to take moves against arrangements among local stations that he believes crimp local competition and put upward pressure on the prices consumers pay for cable service. Wheeler is...
  • Sony makes cuts. CNN ratings fly high. Inside the Golden Globes.

    Sony makes cuts. CNN ratings fly high. Inside the Golden Globes.
    After the coffee. Before getting into my March Madness zone. The Skinny: I finished reading "Kitty Genovese" by Kevin Cook about the infamous 1964 murder. While Cook does a good job of shooting holes into the accepted story about the horrendous crime,...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group plans $150M share buyback

    Sinclair Broadcast Group plans $150M share buyback
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. offered to restructure its nearly $1 billion planned acquisition of seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network, changes it says will satisfy cross-ownership concerns recently raised by the Federal...
  • TV Station Mega Merger: Media General, LIN Set $1.6 Billion Deal

    Station groups Media General and LIN are poised to merge in a $1.6 billion cash and stock deal that will create the nation's second-largest pure-play broadcast group. The combination will bring together 74 stations, most of the network affiliates, in...
  • 'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.

    'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.
    After the coffee. Before checking my brackets! The Skinny: I'm feeling a little better today but am not at 100%. But I'm here for you as always. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box office forecast and my story on the Dodger channel's struggle to...