Sinclair Broadcast Group Closes On Certain Station Acquisitions And Divestitures With Media General

Dec 19, 2014, 15:30 ET from Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

BALTIMORE, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it closed on its previously announced acquisitions and divestitures of certain assets with Media General, Inc. ("Media General"). The net change in total U.S. household coverage goes from 38.2% to 37.5%.

The stations that Sinclair acquired are:

Station

Affil.

Market

DMA(1)

WJAR

NBC

Providence, RI-New Bedford, MA

53

WLUK

FOX

Green Bay-Appleton, WI

68

WCWF

CW

Green Bay-Appleton, WI

68

WTGS

FOX

Savannah, GA

92

 

The stations that Sinclair sold are:

Station

Affil.

Market

DMA(1)

WTTA

MY

Tampa, FL

13

KXRM

FOX

Colorado Springs, CO

89

KXTU(2)

CW

Colorado Springs, CO

89

(1)   Represents television designated market areas ("DMAs") according to the Nielsen Company.  The numbers in the column represent the ranking in terms of size of the DMA out of the 210 generally recognized DMAs in the United States.

(2)   Low power

About Sinclair:

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies with affiliations with all the major networks.  The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.

 

SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.



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