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.
After years of maintaining a long-distance relationship with her husband, Kristin Kane has decided to leave the Indy market.
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.
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.
Those changes are coming in the wake of Monday’s huge announcement that Chicago-based Tribune Broadcasting, parent to WTTV, has wrestled away the CBS-TV affiliation held by WISH-TV Channel 8 since 1956.
The Star will team with Fox59 and its sister station WTTV-TV Channel 4 for coverage of "select breaking news, sports, weather, election and investigative stories," the media outlets said in a prepared statement.
Media giant E.W. Scripps is building a multimillion-dollar master control facility at its WRTV-TV Channel 6 that will control all 19 of Scripps’ U.S. television stations. The control hub will bring about 10 additional jobs to WRTV’s 1330 N. Meridian St. campus.