As they said they would last week in the wake FCC approval, Media General and Young Broadcasting closed on their merger Tuesday. The combination creates a mega-group with 31 stations operating in 28 markets, reaching 16.5 million, or 14%, of U.S. TV households. On the pro forma basis, the merged company had 2012 revenues of $605 million.
Nexstar Media Group comes out on top of TVNewsCheck-BIA Advisory Services’ annual list of the Top 30 groups ranked by revenue thanks to the failed Sinclair-Tribune merger, with Nexstar picking Read More
A quick briefing on FCC proceedings affecting TV broadcasters from Washington communications attorneys David Oxenford and David O'Connor.
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Broadcasters have been laying bigger bets in the multicasting business, acquiring some of the more popular diginets and partnering to develop new ones in a market showing signs of further Read More