| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares.
"We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. capped a year of strong broadcast revenue growth and station acquisitions with a 33 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales but a drop in profit as the Hunt Valley company paid off debt.
The broadcaster reported income of $2....
| May 7, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
April 2 was like Christmas for TV station groups. The Supreme Court's latest decision striking down limits on political campaign contributions promises to inject more velocity into the gusher of ad dollars flowing to local TV and radio stations.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules Monday that will greatly reduce and potentially bring to an end the popular practice of business partnerships between competing local television stations.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said such...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As public interest groups were quick to decry the Supreme Court's decision on Wednesday that removes the aggregate limits on an individual's total contributions to candidates, there is a possible beneficiary to the loosening of the restrictions: Local...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:28 AM
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,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:53 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...