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  • Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B

    Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B
    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...
  • Sinclair buys Allbritton stations for $985 million

    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...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.

    Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.
    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...
  • Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel

    Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel
    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. Smith...
  • Black ownership of commercial TV stations nonexistent, watchdog says

    Black ownership of commercial TV stations nonexistent, watchdog says
    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...
  • Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profit for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals. The Hunt Valley-based TV...
  • Something's happening to local news

    Something's happening to local news
    So far this year, 223 local TV stations have changed hands. This is the biggest wave of media consolidation ever — and it's all happening in small and mid-level markets, involving companies most people have never heard of. Leading this wave is...
  • 'Thor' to score at box office. Netflix and Disney's big deal.

    'Thor' to score at box office. Netflix and Disney's big deal.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what my tweets are worth. The Skinny: Another pathetic display by the Redskins has left me in a sour mood. Actually, the good part about living on the West Coast is I have a few hours to get over the loss before...
  • Sinclair Broadcast finalizes $370 million Barrington TV station deal

    Sinclair Broadcast finalizes $370 million Barrington TV station deal
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday it finalized its planned purchase of 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million. Those stations, plus another six Barrington stations that Sinclair will...
  • Sen. Rockefeller asks FCC to delay backing deals between TV stations

    Sen. Rockefeller asks FCC to delay backing deals between TV stations
    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce Committee, wants the Federal Communications Commission to hold off on approving any big television deals until a report on consolidation in the broadcasting industry is released. A...
  • 'Frozen' beats 'Catching Fire.' De Luca to Columbia Pictures.

    'Frozen' beats 'Catching Fire.' De Luca to Columbia Pictures.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Bonnie and Clyde" did. The Skinny: I'm liking "Homeland" again. If I forgot how the show got to where it's got in terms of plots, and just enjoy it for what it is, I roll my eyes a lot less. Anyway, after I...