| May 2, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will renew Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliations with 19 of its television stations in an agreement that also allows Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore.
Under the agreement with Fox, Sinclair has the option to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its profit grow 33 percent in the third quarter as political campaigns and automakers ramped up spending on advertising, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday.
The broadcaster earned $26.2 million in the three...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:41 AM
In May, I reported on Baltimore-area homes receiving mysterious robocalls voiced by WBFF anchorman Jeff Barnd asking residents a series of questions about Lyme disease, same-sex marriage and the alleged agenda of Gov. Martin O'Malley. Read that here....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million.
The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its second-quarter income jump 61 percent and raised its quarterly dividend as political advertising far exceeded company expectations, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Wednesday.
The company earned $30.1 million, or...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday that it was continuing to negotiate with Dish Network over a soon-to-expire agreement that allows the satellite TV provider to carry dozens of Sinclair-owned television stations.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:30 AM
DISH subscribers could lose access to WBFF and WNUV (Channels 45 and 54) at midnight Wednesday in a disagreement over retransmission fees.
"Based on current state of negotiations, there's a risk DISH won't be carrying us after midnight Wednesday,"...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Thursday that it has reached a retransmission agreement in principle with the Dish Network and that it has extended the existing pact by two weeks to allow the negotiation of a final contract.
The agreement had been set...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy four small-market television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million, the latest deal for Sinclair in a string of acquisitions over the past year and a half.
The Hunt Valley TV station owner also...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s stock soared a day after it announced plans to buy 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster's stock leapt 12.7 percent to end Friday at $15.88 a share....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group is warning DirecTV customers in Baltimore and other markets they could lose access to Sinclair-owned stations starting March 1 because of an inability to reach agreement over the amount the satellite company pays to carry the...