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  • Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum

    Baltimore stations jockey to fill the Oprah vacuum
    For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era. Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
  • Sinclair buys Ring of Honor wrestling franchise

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has acquired wrestling franchise Ring of Honor and plans to start airing the original television wrestling match programs on its network of stations in September, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Monday. Besides producing...
  • 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 sees rising Q4 ad spend; buys 8 TV stations

    TV station owner Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc sees fourth-quarter core broadcast revenue growing on higher ad spend from Japanese auto makers and rising political ad spending, and said it bought eight television stations for $385 million. The addition of...
  • 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 will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million

    Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million
    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,...
  • Political advertising boosts Sinclair earnings

    Political advertising boosts Sinclair earnings
    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...
  • Agreement between Sinclair, Dish Network set to expire

    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. The...
  • DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday

    DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday
    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,"...
  • Sinclair, Dish Network reach retransmission pact in principle

    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...
  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...