Nexstar and ABC Extend Affiliation Deal

The new contract runs through 2022 and also adds over-the-top digital distribution agreements.

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Scripps, CBS Renew WTVF Affiliation

New owner Scripps signs a three-year renewal for its Nashville CBS outlet.

Media General Renews Its CBS Affiliations

The “comprehensive” long-term deal covers 12 stations, many No. 1 in their markets.

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Gray Renews Its Fox, CBS Affiliations

The two renewal agreements covers all the group’s 10 Fox affils in eight markets and all its 26 CBS stations in 22 markets.

Nexstar Extends CBS Affiliation Deals

New agreements extend the affiliations for nine of  the 11 CBS affiliates that Nexstar owns or operates. The agreements are good through the end of 2018.

Journal Renews Four ABC Affiliations

The broadcaster reups with ABC in Boise Idaho; Las Vegas; Twin Falls, Idaho; and Tucson, Ariz.

EARNINGS CALL

Gray Set To Talk Reverse Comp With NBC

Robert Prather, the group’s president-COO, says about 45% of Gray’s retrans deals are up this year and he hopes to have those concluded by year end. He’s set to talk with NBC about Gray’s 10 affiliates by the end of the month.

Sinclair, CW Extend Affiliation Agreements

The group owner locks in new five-year deals to carry CW programming on 10 of its stations through August 2016.