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Sinclair Broadcast renews CBS affiliation

Sinclair Broadcast renews CBS affiliation

Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced a multi-year deal to renew three TV station affiliation agreements with CBS Corp.

The agreements with Sinclair-owned stations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Harlingen, Texas; and Portland, Maine, were set to expire at the end of next year. CBS also renewed its affiliation with a station in Syracuse, N.Y., for which Hunt Valley-based Sinclair provides sales and other services under a joint sales agreement. The TV stations are located in markets serving about 1.5 million households.

Barry Faber, Sinclair’s executive vice president for distribution and network relations, said the agreement reflects a symbiotic relationship between the network,...

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