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2014-04-16 16:27:39

BALTIMORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it has engaged Moelis & Company as Sinclair's exclusive financial advisor in connection with the Company's potential sale of WHP (CBS) in Harrisburg, PA, together with the right to provide services to WLYH (CW) in Harrisburg, PA, WMMP (MyNetwork) in Charleston, SC, and WABM (MyNetwork) in Birmingham, AL so as not to result in undue further delays to processing the...

2014-04-11 08:23:54

BALTIMORE, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) will report its first quarter 2014 earnings results at 7:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, followed by a conference call to discuss the results at 9:30 a.m. ET. The dial-in number for the earnings call is 877-407-8033. If you plan to participate on the conference call, please call two minutes prior to the start time and tell the conference operator that the subject of the conference is the...

2014-03-20 16:25:37

Change in structure will have an immaterial impact BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it has submitted the attached letter to the Federal Communications Commission in order to meet certain objections the FCC has to shared services agreements in particular and to shared agreements generally which are coupled with a contingent financial interest, such as a guarantee or an option. If the proposed restructuring is...

2014-03-20 12:28:05

BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new $150.0 million share repurchase authorization to be accessed once its existing authorization is exhausted. Pursuant to the authorization, the Company may repurchase Class A common shares, from time to time, in the open market or through private transactions. Since its February 14, 2014 announcement, the Company has repurchased...

2014-03-18 16:23:35

BALTIMORE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and its Seattle television station, KOMO (ABC), expressed its deepest condolences for the victims and family members of the news helicopter that crashed in Seattle, WA this morning. The helicopter, owned by Helicopter, Inc., is leased jointly by Sinclair's television station, KOMO, and Gannett's television station, KING. "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy," commented Janene Drafs, General...

2014-02-26 16:26:23

BALTIMORE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced the promotion of David B. Amy to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair from Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and names Christopher Ripley as Chief Financial Officer, effective April 2, 2014. The announcement was made by David Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair. "In response to the growth of the Company and looking...

2014-02-20 12:26:50

Court Explicitly Finds that Aereo is Engaged in Copyright Infringement BALTIMORE, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that it has won a preliminary injunction against Aereo, Inc. ("Aereo") in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah Central Division. Sinclair's television stations, KUTV and KMYU, as well as KSTU, Nexstar Broadcasting and FOX Broadcasting Company ("Broadcasters") filed the injunction to prevent Aereo from...

2014-02-19 12:25:37

Encourages Buckeye Subscribers to join the thousands of former Buckeye subscribers that have already switched to other video providers like Dish Network, DirecTV and AT&T U-verse TOLEDO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, the owner of WNWO-TV (NBC in Toledo, Ohio) announced today that retransmission consent negotiations with Buckeye Cable ("Buckeye") have ended without the parties reaching an agreement. As a result, the failure of Buckeye to carry WNWO will...

2014-02-17 12:23:07

BALTIMORE, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced the corporate promotions of Justin Bray and Jamie Dembeck. The announcement was made by David Amy, EVP & Chief Financial Officer of Sinclair. Mr. Bray was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Controller of Sinclair from Corporate Controller. Mr. Bray will continue to be responsible for the Company's corporate accounting, shared services, including accounts payable and payroll, SEC...

2014-02-14 16:23:58

BALTIMORE, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that it intends to repurchase, from time to time, up to $100 million of its Class A common shares in the open market. Commenting on the share repurchase, David Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We strongly believe in the long term outlook of our Company and our business models and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast. Using a...