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  • Sinclair to acquire 18 TV stations for $370 million

    Sinclair to acquire 18 TV stations for $370 million
    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....
  • Fox 45 and The CW may disappear from DirectTV

    Fox 45 and The CW may disappear from DirectTV
    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...
  • 'Ring of Honor' wrestling gets a stranglehold on Baltimore

    'Ring of Honor' wrestling gets a stranglehold on Baltimore
    It's Saturday night at Canton's Du Burns Arena, and Mike "The Prodigy" Bennett flexes and preens as his opponent, Ring of Honor champion Jay Lethal, staggers across the mat. As the bad-boy wrestler's scantily clad girlfriend-valet joins the gloating,...
  • Sinclair shareholders approve executive pay

    Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday. Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...
  • CEO pay on the rise again

    CEO pay on the rise again
    The pay cuts didn't last long. Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
  • Sinclair profit up 33 percent in first quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast Group reported Wednesday that profit jumped 33 percent in the first quarter, thanks to double-digit gains in spending by automotive advertisers and revenue generated by the 2011 Super Bowl. Net income in the broadcast group rose to...
  • Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station

    Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station
    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...
  • Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose

    Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose
    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....
  • Sinclair and Verizon reach deal: Subscribers will continue to get WBFF, WNUV

    Sinclair and Verizon reach deal: Subscribers will continue to get WBFF, WNUV
    Verizon and Sinclair Broadcast Group have reached an agreement, according to Bill Fanshawe, general manager of Baltimore's WBFF and WNUV television stations. WBFF is owned and WNUV is managed by the Hunt Valley based broadcaster. "We have settled,"...
  • Sinclair's quarterly income falls 31%, earnings miss estimates

    Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group said net income fell 31 percent in the fourth quarter, with earnings missing analysts' estimates by 4 cents per share. The broadcasting company on Wednesday reported net income of $22.7 million, or 28 cents per...
  • Sinclair buys Four Points Media TV stations for $200 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has finalized a planned purchase of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Tuesday. Sinclair financed the acquisition of Four Points' television stations with a $180 million loan plus...
  • Sinclair profit rises 7% on more auto ads

    Profits at the Sinclair Broadcast Group rose more than 7 percent in the second quarter as local auto dealers increased spending on television advertising, the Hunt Valley-based TV station owner reported Wednesday. Sinclair, which owns and operates WBFF...