| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it will swap four television stations with Media General in a move designed to expand the Baltimore broadcaster's geographic reach and give it greater flexibility for future acquisitions.
Sinclair will acquire a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:47 PM
With Old Dominion's announcement that a third football game against North Carolina State is finalized, school officials now work to bolster future non-conference schedules with attractive regional and national matchups.
ODU's 2015 schedule is complete...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Earlier this month, Roberts Broadcasting sold three TV stations to ION Media for $7.75 million.
The deal is tiny compared with the recent acquisitions of Belo Broadcasting by Gannett Co. and Local TV Holdings by Tribune Co., both of which were for...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Judge Judy will be bringing daytime viewers back to the bench in the fall, this time with a new show.
"Hot Bench," from CBS TV Distribution, has been sold in 75% of the country, including stations in the CBS TV Stations, Tribune Broadcasting Company,...
| 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...