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  • 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...
  • CBS and Time Warner Cable make peace! Summer box-office recap.

    CBS and Time Warner Cable make peace! Summer box-office recap.
    After the coffee. Before acting surprised at the welcome-back party awaiting me in the office. The Skinny: It was so nice of CBS and Time Warner Cable to wait until I was back in town to resolve their distribution dispute. Too bad they had to ruin the...
  • '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...
  • '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 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...
  • 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,...
  • FCC proposes eliminating UHF discount from TV ownership rules

    Remember when you had to jiggle an antenna on your TV set to get good reception for a UHF signal? Well, those days are long gone and the Federal Communications Commission thinks it is time to stop treating a UHF channel as a weak sister to a VHF...
  • 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...
  • Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies

    Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies
    Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98. "He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...