Gray will give its KNIN Boise, Idaho, to Marquee for its WPGA Macon, Ga.
The $14.5 million deal for the Idaho, Fox affiliate was necessitated by the Scripps-Journal merger in the spring.
WEEK ENDING MAY 18
Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $14.9M
The sale of KNIN Caldwell, Idaho, by Journal/Scripps Divestiture Trust to Raycom Media Inc. tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Kelsey.
While the network says recent affiliation changes aren’t ultimatums and that it needs a revenue stream from its stations, others see Fox’s increasingly tough stance as one of “either come to the table and negotiate or we’re going to slit your throats.”