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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...
  • 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...
  • NBC wraps upfront. Can 'Elysium' be a slump buster?

    NBC wraps upfront. Can 'Elysium' be a slump buster?
    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...
  • Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.

    Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.
    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...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sinclair will acquire Fisher Communications for $373.3 million

    Sinclair will acquire Fisher Communications for $373.3 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s shopping spree continued Thursday with the announcement of a $373.3 million deal that extends its television reach to a third of U.S. viewing households. Sinclair will gain 20 additional stations in eight markets by...