Media Gen, Young Merger Awaits Approval

Shareholders of Media General will vote this week on a proposed merger with New Young Broadcasting that will expand the Media General’s broadcasting portfolio while also dramatically changing its ownership structure. If the deal is approved, it will mark the first time that J. Stewart Bryan III and his family won’t control the company.

More Retrans Deals Done Without Blackouts

Young, Broadcasting, Allbritton, News Press-Gazette, Citadel and Cedar Rapids Television were among the broadcasters that successfully negotiated new retransmission consent contracts prior to year’s end.