When Sinclair melds with Tribune, it will surpass the Fox station group in terms of market reach and becomes, I believe, the first stop of syndicators selling new shows. It will be able to deliver a program to at least two-thirds of the nation’s TV homes all by itself. And Sinclair will have even more muscle in negotiating terms. In fact, it will be in a position to demand equity in the shows it agrees to carry.
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