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  • Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel

    Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday. Smith...
  • Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.

    Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.
    Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise. Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations. Profits for the three months...
  • Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric

    Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., which owns or is in the process of acquiring 140 television stations throughout the U.S., is purchasing a manufacturer of transmission antennas, the Hunt Valley broadcast firm announced Tuesday. Dielectric, a Maine-based...
  • Sinclair Broadcast agrees to buy Titan Television for $115 million

    Sinclair Broadcast agrees to buy Titan Television for $115 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced Tuesday it has agreed to buy Titan Television Broadcast Group, owner of four television stations in three markets, for $115.35 million. As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair will take over Titan's...
  • Sinclair Broadcast says profits soared in fourth quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast says profits soared in fourth quarter
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said profits soared in the fourth quarter, capping a presidential election year in which the Hunt Valley TV station owner saw record levels of political advertising, a rebound in auto advertising sales and rapid growth...
  • Sinclair Broadcast purchases nine TV stations

    Sinclair Broadcast Group said Monday that it has closed on eight television stations it expected to acquire in December and — in a new move — purchased an additional station in New York. The Hunt Valley company said it bought the non-...
  • Sinclair Broadcast reports lower first-quarter profit as expenses rose

    Sinclair Broadcast reports lower first-quarter profit as expenses rose
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reported a 42 percent drop in profit for the first quarter, as operating and interest costs rose and revenue increased but fell short of analysts' expectations. The television station owner and operator...
  • Sinclair Broadcast closes on four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million

    Sinclair Broadcast closes on four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Thursday it has closed on the planned purchase of four television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million in cash. The broadcaster also priced its previously announced offering of Class A...
  • Sinclair will acquire Fisher Communications for $373.3 million

    Sinclair will acquire Fisher Communications for $373.3 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s shopping spree continued Thursday with the announcement of a $373.3 million deal that extends its television reach to a third of U.S. viewing households. Sinclair will gain 20 additional stations in eight markets by...
  • Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner

    Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner
    When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company. The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...