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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 names Scott Livingston VP of news

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has named Scott Livingston the vice president of news for the Hunt Valley television company. In his new role, Livingston will oversee Sinclair's 41 stations that air local news. Livingston spent 10 years as the news director of...
  • News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9

    News wars: WBFF-TV to add early newscast starting April 9
    The early news in Baltimore is going to get more competitive starting April 9 when Fox affiliate WBFF-TV introduces a newscast at 5 p.m. anchored by the station's first-string team of Jeff Barnd and Jennifer Gilbert. The station is now running "Judge...
  • Sinclair aims to provide local TV news on the go

    The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so. David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
  • Sinclair agrees to buy 7 TV stations for $200 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy the television station assets of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Thursday. Sinclair will buy the seven stations — which television holding company Four...