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What to Watch For In Today's Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson KATV Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 7:34 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off for their second live televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

Mark Pryor, Tom Cotton Agree to Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/11/2014 12:01 pm

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican rival Rep. Tom Cotton have agreed to a televised debate in their nationally watched fight for an Arkansas Senate seat.

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.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Agree to Televised Debate

by Associated Press 5/27/2014 10:58 am

A week after securing their parties' nominations for Arkansas' top office, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson have agreed to a statewide televised debate.

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.

UCA Hires KATV's Christina Munoz For Public Relations Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2014 2:32 pm

The University of Central Arkansas said Thursday that it has hired KATV-TV, Channel 7, anchor Christina Munoz as its associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing.

Roby Brock Departs KARK/KLRT, Partners With KATV

by Luke Jones 2/24/2014 10:28 am

KATV, Channel 7, of Little Rock has announced that Roby Brock's "Talk Business & Politics" program will air on the ABC affiliate starting March 2.

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.

LR Sculpture Park to Be Dedicated in Honor of Dale Nicholson

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 9:37 am

The Nicholson Sculpture Park is named for the late Dale Nicholson, the longtime general manager of Little Rock television station KATV. The dedication is set for 11 a.m. Friday near the Belvedere Building.

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.

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.

KARK's Jessica Dean to Join Philadelphia CBS Affiliate

by Lance Turner 8/19/2013 4:37 pm

KARK-TV, Channel 4, anchor Jessica Dean is leaving the Nexstar Broadcasting Group-owned NBC affiliate to join KYW-TV, Channel 3, the Philadelphia CBS affiliate.

Sinclair Profit Drops But Broadcast Revenue Up 28 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/7/2013 11:06 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is the ABC affiliates owned by Allbritton Communications, reports a drop in second-quarter profit while broadcast revenue rose 28 percent.

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.