Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. received bids for as many as 10 television stations as it takes steps to win approval of its proposed merger with Tribune Media Co., people familiar with the matter said. Tribune Media owns two local stations.
21st Century Fox is in talks to operate local TV stations across the nation with Ion Media Networks, potentially paving the way for Fox to dump Sinclair Broadcast Group as an affiliate partner, a person familiar with the situation said. Sinclair is acquiring two local stations from Tribune Media.
Could Sinclair Broadcasting Group make staffing cuts and/or push the stations to the political right?
Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying rival Tribune Media Co. in a deal between the nation’s two largest TV station owners. Tribune Media owns two Indianapolis TV stations.
After stints with three local stations and a recent maternity leave, Nicole Pence made her retirement from TV news official on Wednesday.
Randy Ingram arrives at a significant juncture for WISH, which lost its national network affiliation with CBS two years ago and recently lost several on-air news personalities.
WTTV-TV Channel 4 officials are hopeful a new anchorman can lead the station out of the morning ratings cellar.
Millions of Dish TV subscribers lost access to one or more channels Sunday night because of a fight over how much the satellite TV company should pay for the channels. Two stations in Indianapolis were affected.
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders have bought TV time on Indianapolis stations. So have the Club for Growth, Our Principles and Trusted Leadership PACs.
WXIN said Donaldson was “instrumental” in the launch of its 10 p.m. newscast and helped start several other Fox59 shows. But, since January, he’s been anchoring on sister station WTTV-TV Channel 4 as well.
WISH’s Les Vann and WTTV/WXIN’s Kerri Cavanaugh received high-profile industry awards as their stations made major changes in 2015.
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking to buy spectrum space to sell to wireless, broadband and other technology and communications companies. And they appear willing to pay big bucks to get it.
Propelled by the intrigue of watching Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning square off for perhaps the final time, Indy-area viewership of Sunday's playoff game easily bested first-round numbers for the Bengals contest.
The addition of CBS at WTTV-TV Channel 4 gives Tribune Broadcasting a rare one-two punch in the central Indiana market with sibling station Fox59, delivering more sports than any other local broadcaster by a wide margin.