CHICAGO, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced that it has reached a comprehensive, long-term agreement with NBC to renew the existing affiliations of its two NBC stations, KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City) and WHO-TV (Des Moines).
"We're happy to be renewing our affiliation with Tribune to serve two important markets with high-quality NBC broadcast programming," said Jean Dietze, President of NBC Affiliate Relations. "Tribune has been a great partner and we look forward to continued collaboration."
"We are extremely pleased with this agreement and our continuing partnership with NBC," said Larry Wert, President of Broadcast Media for Tribune Broadcasting. "For the local communities we serve in Oklahoma City and Des Moines, this agreement will enable us to continue providing a variety of high-quality network programming, special live events such as the Rio Olympics this summer, and strong local news, sports and weather coverage."
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world's leading sources of video, music and sports metadata, powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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