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2014-09-09 12:26:23

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it has entered into its first syndication deal for the Company's Ring of Honor Wrestling product ("ROH"). WATL-TV, the MyNet affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia will air ROH weekly on Saturdays, beginning September 13, 2014. "This is a very exciting start to developing ROH's broader syndication distribution," stated Joe Koff, COO of Ring of Honor...

2014-09-04 12:28:34

BALTIMORE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Television Group, Inc. ("STG"), has notified the trustee for its 8.375% Senior Notes due 2018 (CUSIP No. 829259AD2) (the "Notes") that it will redeem, in full, STG's outstanding $237.5 million aggregate principal amount of Notes as of October 15, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). The redemption will be effected in...

2014-09-03 16:25:36

BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has closed on the purchase of the assets of WGXA (FOX/ABC) in Macon, Georgia from Frontier Broadcast Holdings, LLC. The Company also announced that it has closed on the sale of WHTM (ABC) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Media General, Inc. About Sinclair: Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies, having...

2014-09-03 08:29:23

BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire KSNV (NBC) in Las Vegas, Nevada from Intermountain West for $120.0 million. The purchase price represents a 4.9x multiple of the average 2012-2013 cash flow, including synergies. Subject to receipt of necessary regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of standard closing conditions, the transaction...

2014-08-21 12:27:09

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that J.C. Lowe, who was Sinclair's General Manager in Birmingham, will become the General Manager of WEAR (ABC) and WFGX (MyNet) in Pensacola, FL. Mike Murphy will be the General Manager of WBMA (ABC), WABM (MyNet) and WTTO (CW) in the Birmingham, AL market. Mr. Murphy will also be responsible for the oversight of WDBB (CW), which is a simulcast operated by Sinclair under a local...

2014-08-21 08:26:47

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it has launched Sinclair Original Programming ("SOP"), a division of the Company involved in the creation and development of original content. SOP's focus will be on entertainment content and business-to-consumer content such as infomercials and direct response commercials. Initially, shows will be developed for the Company's MyNets and CWs and...

2014-08-21 08:25:49

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that James Killen has been named Group Manager and will be responsible for the oversight of Tulsa OK, Little Rock AR, Roanoke/Lynchburg VA and others markets to be determined. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "James is a veteran of the broadcast space with large market and "big...

2014-08-20 12:24:41

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of one television station in Providence, RI owned by Media General, Inc. ("Media General"), two television stations in Green Bay, WI owned by LIN Media, LLC ("LIN") and one television station in Savannah, GA owned by WTGS Television, LLC and operated by LIN through a shared...

2014-08-19 08:26:55

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Dan Mellon will be the General Manager of WJLA (ABC) and local cable news network, NewsChannel 8 ("NC8"), in the Washington D.C. market. The Company also announced that Tony D'Angelo has been promoted to General Manager of WSYX (ABC) in the Columbus, Ohio market. Mr. D'Angelo will also be responsible for the oversight of WTTE (FOX), which is programmed by Sinclair under a local...

2014-08-18 16:24:11

BALTIMORE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Mike Kralec has been named to the newly-created position of Vice President of Data Systems and Information Technology Services. The announcement was made by Del Parks, Senior Vice President of Operations & Engineering at Sinclair. Mr. Kralec will report to Del Parks and will be responsible for the Company's overall information technology tiers including services, operations and...


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