TV Network Affiliate Groups To Meet At NAB Show

The boards of directors of ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates will meet in person during the annual gathering in Las Vegas next month.

Big 4 Affiliates Push For Regulating vMVPDs

Affiliated TV stations said they are suffering a double retransmission-consent hit from their networks driven by the move to streaming video. The chairs of the Big 4 network affiliate associations have been pressing the FCC to start applying retransmission consent rules to virtual multichannel video programming distributors (vMVPDs) so non-network owned stations can negotiate directly with streamers for payment.

Affils: FCC Fails With Political Ad ‘Clarification’

Add the major network affiliate associations to the list of those supporting the National Association of Broadcasters petition to the FCC to clarify its “clarification” of political ad reporting rules, an FCC action they called a failure on all counts.