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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 02:10 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 Media Bureau Says Parts of Sinclair/Allbritton Deal Would Violate Ownership Rules

by Lance Turner 12/9/2013 02:37 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 03:10 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 08:05 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.

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

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 08:13 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.

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 03:36 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 05:24 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 09:00 am

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

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.