Tagged: allbritton communications

FCC Approves Sinclair's $1B Deal to Buy Allbritton TV Stations, Including KATV

by Lance Turner 7/24/2014 5:55 pm

Reuters and others are reporting that Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication has been approved by the FCC.

Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

by Luke Jones 3/21/2014 10:29 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md. is proposing changes to its $985 million purchase of ABC affiliate stations owned by Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., following some objections by the Federal Communications Commission.

Deal Pipeline: FCC Approval of Gannett/Belo Bodes Well for Sinclair

by Lance Turner 12/23/2013 2:10 pm

Deal Pipeline says the FCC's approval of Gannett Co. Inc.'s $1.5 billion purchase of Belo Corp. bodes well for another TV deal: Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million bid for Allbritton Communication Corp.'s stable of ABC affiliates, including KATV.

FCC Approves Gannett's Purchase of Belo Stations

by Associated Press 12/20/2013 3:08 pm

The Federal Communications Commission has approved two multi-billion-dollar mergers involving the consolidation of major TV station groups.

FCC Media Bureau Says Parts of Sinclair/Allbritton Deal Would Violate Ownership Rules

by Lance Turner 12/9/2013 2:37 pm

The Federal Communication Commission's Media Bureau says part of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s $985 million deal to purchase TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication Corp. would violate ownership rules.

Sinclair, Eyeing Growth, Hires Former FCC Advisor for Washington DC Office

by Lance Turner 11/27/2013 11:11 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which is buying Allbritton Communications television stations including KATV-TV, Channel 7, has hired a former FCC advisor for its new Washington D.C. office.

Justice Department Wants More Info on $985M Sinclair, Allbritton Deal

by Lance Turner 10/7/2013 10:02 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group of Hunt Valley, Md., has received a second request for information on its $985 million deal to acquire television stations owned by Allbritton Communications Corp. of Arlington, Va.

Video: KATV Dedicates TV Studio to Dale Nicholson

by Lance Turner 9/23/2013 11:14 am

KATV-TV, Channel 7, dedicates its studio to Dale Nicholson, its former general manager, who died in June.

American Cable Association Unhappy With Sinclair's Deal for Allbritton TV Stations

by Lance Turner 9/16/2013 3:10 pm

The American Cable Association is one of several groups filing with the Federal Communications Commission to stop or alter terms of Sinclair Broadcast Group's purchase of Allbritton Communications' television stations, including KATV-TV, Channel 7 of Little Rock.

Allbritton, Shedding TV Properties Like KATV, Already Investing More in the Web

by Lance Turner 9/9/2013 8:05 am

Allbritton Communications, which earlier this year sealed a deal to sell all its local television stations -- including Little Rock's KATV-TV Channel 7 -- to Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc., has wasted little time making investments in its new medium of choice, the Internet.

Gannett, Allbritton, Others Win Case Against Internet TV Service

by Lance Turner 9/6/2013 1:00 pm

Gannett Co., Allbritton Communications and several other broadcasters have won a battle in what appears to be a growing war against Internet television services.

Sinclair, With Allbritton Stations in Hand, Aims for National Cable Network

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 8:13 am

The Washington Post yesterday, assessing Sinclair Broadcast Group's ambitions to leverage NewsChannel 8, Allbritton Communication's 24-hour local cable news channel, into a national cable presence.

Baltimore TV Critic Shares 5 Things to Know About Sinclair Broadcast Group

by Lance Turner 7/30/2013 3:36 pm

Yesterday, we noted how some folks are unhappy about Sinclair Broadcast Group's purchase of Allbritton television stations, which includes KATV-TV, Channel 7. Here's some more things to keep in mind about the rapidly growing company.

Here Are Some People Unhappy With Allbritton's Sale to Sinclair

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 5:24 pm

Some television station employees, media analysts and media critics are unhappy with Allbritton Communication's decision to sell its portfolio of ABC affiliates to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Allbritton to Sell ABC Affiliates, Including KATV, to Sinclair Broadcast Group

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 9:00 am

Allbritton Communications, which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, and other ABC affiliates, says it is selling those television stations to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

WSJ: Allbritton Stations Could Fetch $1B

by Lance Turner 7/22/2013 7:31 am

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at Allbritton Communications' planned sale of eight television stations, including KATV-TV, Channel 7.

Report: Allbritton Might Sell Station Group, Including KATV, to 2 Buyers

by Lance Turner 7/19/2013 10:57 am

TVNewsCheck cites sources who say Allbritton Communications Corp., which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, and other ABC affiliates, might sell its TV properties to two groups.

Gannett Nearly Doubles TV Portfolio with $2B Deal for Belo

by Lance Turner 6/13/2013 8:34 am

Gannett Co., which owns KTHV-TV, Channel 11, in Little Rock and the Baxter Bulletin in Mountain Home, announced Thursday that's buying Belo Corp. of Dallas in a $2.2 billion deal that includes $175 million of debt.

Channel 7 Still Looking for a Buyer

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Allbritton Communications Co. says KATV-TV, Channel 7, remains unsold.

Politico: KATV Owner Allbritton Mulls TV Station Sale

by Lance Turner 5/1/2013 10:32 am

Politico, the daily political news website, is reporting that its owner, Allbritton Communications, is exploring a potential sale of its TV stations, which includes ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock.