| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations.
Profits for the three months...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise.
Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to July.
The Skinny: You know you need a vacation when you wake up and don't know what day it is. I did get a chance to get to Dodger Stadium last night, but unfortunately the Yankees lost. Wednesday's...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.
The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The consolidation of the television industry continued Monday with Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group striking a $985-million deal to acquire Allbritton Communications, owner of seven television stations.
For Sinclair, this is the second major...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:15 AM
After the coffee. Before gearing up for yet another TV press tour.
The Skinny: I caught up on the last two episodes of CBS's "Under the Dome" over the weekend. I've decided viewers needs to watch "Under the Dome" as if they were watching "Sharknado."...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Who would have thought a year ago that TV stations in markets like Tucson, Ariz.; Fresno, Calif.; and Birmingham, Ala., would suddenly be hot acquisition properties?
Station sales have been on fire this year, thanks to the tailwinds provided by growing...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy four small-market television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million, the latest deal for Sinclair in a string of acquisitions over the past year and a half.
The Hunt Valley TV station owner also...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s stock soared a day after it announced plans to buy 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster's stock leapt 12.7 percent to end Friday at $15.88 a share....