October 17, 2008

LIN TV Corp. Announces Time Change for Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call

LIN TV Corp. (NYSE:TVL) announced today that it will report its third quarter 2008 earnings results before the market opens on October 30, 2008. The Company has changed the time of its conference call to discuss the earnings release to that morning at 9:30 a.m. (ET).

The conference call-in number is 1-888-205-6458 for U.S. callers and 1-913-312-0672 for international callers. The call-in pass code is 6304532. Callers who intend to participate in the call should call-in 10 minutes before the start of the call to ensure access. A replay of the call will be available through November 12, 2008 by dialing 1-888-203-1112 and entering the same pass code as above.

The conference call will also be webcast simultaneously from LIN TV Corp.'s website, www.lintv.com, and can be accessed there through a link on the home page (under the Latest News section).

About LIN TV

LIN TV Corp., along with its subsidiaries, is a local television and digital media company, owning and/or operating 29 television stations in 17 U.S. markets, all of which are affiliated with a national broadcast network. LIN TV's highly-rated stations deliver important local news and community stories, along with top-rated sports and entertainment programming, to 9% of U.S. television homes, reaching an average of 10 million households per week.

LIN TV is also a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its television station web sites and a growing number of local online innovations that reach 15% of U.S. broadband households. LIN TV is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TVL". Financial information about the company is available at www.lintv.com.