Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they've agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair's channels went dark for Dish customers.
The company attributed the better-than-expected results partly to higher "retransmission consent fees," or fees that cable and satellite providers pay broadcasters to include their signals in channel lineups.
Lansdowne Middle School sixth grader Shyanne Williams was recently announced as a finalist in the 28th annual "Champions of Courage" Essay competition, along with four other students from Baltimore County public schools.
Van Bavel, of Reisterstown, was featured recently by Baltimore magazine as one of 40 "up-and-comers" under the age of 40, Joshua Bixler Tyler, of Hampton, graduated with honors from Towson University, Yasmine Mzayek and Eunji Park named finalists in the 27th annual "Champions of Courage" Black History Month essay competition
Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
One of the top television series of the summer of 2013 has a Harford County native among its cast members, an actor who has spent nearly 25 years working with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group is warning DirecTV customers in Baltimore and other markets that they could lose access to Sinclair-owned stations starting March 1 because of an inability to reach agreement over the amount the satellite company will pay to carry the stations and their programs