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  1. broadcastfan9751

    Nexstar to acquire Tribune

    Tribune's shareholders have approved the merger. http://investors.tribunemedia.com/2019-03-12-Tribune-Media-Company-Stockholders-Approve-Nexstar-Merger
  2. broadcastfan9751

    Sinclair Broadcast Group - General Discussion

    The FCC's Administrative Law Judge has cancelled the hearing over the Sinclair/Tribune deal. https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/fcc-alj-drops-sinclair-hearing
  3. broadcastfan9751

    AT&T buying Time Warner?

    The Court of Appeals has upheld the District Court's ruling in favor of the merger. https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/court-upholds-at-t-time-warner-merger
  4. broadcastfan9751

    Cox sells majority TV interest to Apollo

    They'll probably keep it so they can have an in-house national sales division (and probably also use it for the Northwest stations, which Apollo are also reportedly acquiring).
  5. broadcastfan9751

    2019 AAF Season

    They just showed highlights from today's game with the CBS graphics during a Super Bowl LIII rebroadcast, so it looks like the NFL Network broadcasts will be produced by CBS.
  6. broadcastfan9751

    2018 NFL Season

    The scoreboard appears to be the same.
  7. broadcastfan9751

    WBRE/WYOU's new Nexstar graphics

    Looks like the same ones WHTM got yesterday.
  8. broadcastfan9751

    Gray/Raycom Merger Thread

    The press release from Gray announcing FCC and DOJ approval of the merger says they intend to close the deal January 1 (tommorow).
  9. broadcastfan9751

    Gray/Raycom Merger Thread

    They also have KTLE-LP, which is being kept by Gray and was just granted a CP to go digital.
  10. broadcastfan9751

    Gray/Raycom Merger Thread

    Also, Gray will be retaining the Telemundo affiliations for KWES and KXXV and the CW affiliations for KWES and WSWG.
  11. broadcastfan9751

    Gray/Raycom Merger Thread

    The DOJ has approved the Gray/Raycom merger, conditioned on the divestitures. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-requires-divestitures-resolve-antitrust-concerns-gray-s-merger-raycom
  12. broadcastfan9751

    Out & About

    One problem though. A move of "Fox 29" to WHDT would run afoul of the rule the FCC put in place a few years ago that makes such moves subject to the top four rule.
  13. broadcastfan9751

    Nexstar to acquire Tribune

    The list on the TVNewsCheck article lists the markets where they overlap. They have to divest a station in at least 13 of those 15 markets, but Washington-Hagerstown might be one of the two where they won't have to make a divestiture.
  14. broadcastfan9751

    Sinclair Broadcast Group - General Discussion

    The American Cable Association wants the FCC to force Sinclair to file license renewal applications for WJLA, WBFF, WSET and WTVZ early in order to address Sinclair's qualifications to remain an FCC licensee. https://tvnewscheck.com/article/top-news/225996/aca-fcc-make-sinclair-renew-licenses-early/
  15. broadcastfan9751

    Out & About

    Yeah, they eventually reached a consent decree with the FCC and had to pay $110K to the US Treasury. https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-13-2036A1.pdf
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