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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC

    A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry. The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
  • 'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.

    'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.
    After the coffee. Before getting my cat to stop eating my Mac power cord. The Skinny: I took a break from the Colts-Broncos game Sunday night when it looked like a blowout and found myself getting sucked into the Food Network's new show "Guy's...
  • Having an Aereo service won't necessarily solve retransmission dilemma

    Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet? That's what a story...
  • Sinclair Broadcast closes on $115 million Titan TV station deal

    Sinclair Broadcast closes on $115 million Titan TV station deal
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has closed on its planned purchase of four television stations owned by Titan Television Broadcast Group for $115.35 million. As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair took over Titan's agreements to provide sales and...
  • Fox, Sinclair and Local TV file suit against Aereo in Utah

    The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah. On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...
  • Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million

    Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions. The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
  • Government Shutdown Could Threaten Broadcasting, Film Permits

    If the federal government shuts down after midnight Monday, TV and radio stations will see the process for pending license approvals ground to a halt, national parks will stop issuing film permits and a smattering of upcoming congressional hearings will...
  • FCC expected to propose dropping UHF discount from TV ownership caps

    The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to propose eliminating a key component of its television ownership rules that could have significant implications for broadcasters. Under review is the value the FCC puts on a UHF signal...