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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

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July 22, 2014

TH E C H AIRMAN

The Honorable Barbara Mikulski

United States Senate

503 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Mikulski:

Thank you for your letter expressing concerns regarding the Commission's March 31,

2014, action to attribute certain Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) between television stations. I

appreciate the opportunity to provide you with some additional context for the decision.

Our action should not have been a surprise to the industry. Stations have been on notice

of potential regulatory action on JSAs since 2004 when the Commission first started a

proceeding proposing to attribute JSAs where one station sells 15 percent or more of the weekly

advertising time on behalf of another station in the same market. The concern then- as it is

today- was that the use of such JSAs provides the incentive and potential to unduly influence

the core operating functions of the brokered station, including programming decisions. In

finalizing our decision, we sought additional comment in the 2010 Quadrennial Review on these

issues and also considered the evidence from our license transfer application process, where we

have reviewed an increasing number of JSAs in recent years. These JSAs have generally

involved the sale of 100 percent of the advertising time of the brokered station in conjunction

with a number of other operational and fmancial arrangements between the stations. It is also

clear that in many instances such arrangements reduce or homogenize local news.

The existing agreements between stations cited in your letter are the result of a business

practice that evolved to circumvent the Commission's local TV ownership rules that promote

competition and viewpoint diversity by restricting the common-ownership of more than one

station in small and medium-sized markets. Our action was necessary to close this loophole in

the rules and enforce the restrictions we have on the books. The adoption of the new JSA

attribution rules will require adjustment for some stations in the industry, which is why we

allowed a two-year period for stations to come into compliance from the effective date of the

rules.

I do recognize that there could be some exceptions where attributing a JSA for purposes

of our ownership rules could be in the public interest, which is why we adopted an expedited

waiver process. I believe that adopting the rule with a waiver process will better protect

competition, localism, and diversity than merely grandfathering existing agreements. I agree

with you that the Commission should- and will- look to all of the facts presented in a waiver

request, including the impact of the JSA on the ability of the brokered station to continue to serve

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their communities. I encourage any station that believes its existing JSA is in the public interest

to file a waiver request early in this period.

For stations that have pending license transfer applications that involve JSAs, Shared

Services Agreements (SSAs), and other fmancial agreements, the Media Bureau is actively

working with the parties to discuss possible amendments to those applications, where necessary.

I strongly support the close scrutiny that the Bureau must apply to ensure that these proposed

agreements do not result in undue influence or control. Since mid-March, the Bureau has

granted 50 full-power television assignment and transfer of control applications, which represent

20 separate transactions. The Bureau staff will continue to process other pending applications.

I hope this information is helpful.

Tom Wheeler

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July 22, 2014

T H E C H AIRMAN

The Honorable Charles Schumer

United States Senate

313 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Schumer:

Thank you for your letter expressing concerns regarding the Commission' s March 31,

2014, action to attribute certain Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) between television stations. I

appreciate the opportunity to provide you with some additional context for the decision.

Our action should not have been a surprise to the industry. Stations have been on notice

of potential regulatory action on JSAs since 2004 when the Commission first started a

proceeding proposing to attribute JSAs where one station sells 15 percent or more of the weekly

advertising time on behalf of another station in the same market. The concern then- as it is

today- was that the use of such JSAs provides the. incentive and potential to unduly influence

the core operating functions of the brokered station, including programming decisions. In

fmalizing our decision, we sought additional comment in the 2010 Quadrennial Review on these

issues and also considered the evidence from our license transfer application process, where we

have reviewed an increasing number of JSAs in recent years. These JSAs have generally

involved the sale of 100 percent of the advertising time of the brokered station in conjunction

with a number of other operational and fmancial arrangements between the stations. It is also

clear that in many instances such arrangements reduce or homogenize local news.

The existing agreements between stations cited in your letter are the result of a business

practice that evolved to circumvent the Commission's local TV ownership rules that promote

competition and viewpoint diversity by restricting the common-ownership of more than one

station in small and medium-sized markets. Our action was necessary to close this loophole in

the rules and enforce the restrictions we have on the books. The adoption of the new JSA

attribution rules will require adjustment for some stations in the industry, which is why we

allowed a two-year period for stations to come into compliance from the effective date of the

rules.

I do recognize that there could be some exceptions where attributing a JSA for purposes

of our ownership rules could be in the public interest, which is why we adopted an expedited

waiver process. I believe that adopting the rule with a waiver process will better protect

competition, localism, and diversity than merely grandfathering existing agreements. I agree

with you that the Commission should -

and will -

look to all of the facts presented in a waiver

request, including the impact of the JSA on the ability of the brokered station to continue to serve

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their communities. I encourage any station that believes its existing JSA is in the public interest

to file a waiver request early in this period.

For stations that have pending license transfer applications that involve JSAs, Shared

Services Agreements (SSAs), and other fmancial agreements, the Media Bureau is actively

working with the parties to discuss possible amendments to those applications, where necessary.

I strongly support the close scrutiny that the Bureau must apply to ensure that these proposed

agreements do not result in undue influence or control. Since mid-March, the Bureau has

granted 50 full-power television assignment and transfer of control applications, which represent

20 separate transactions. The Bureau staff will continue to process other pending applications.

I hope this information is helpful.

Tom Wheeler

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFIC E OF

July 22, 20 14

TH E C H AIRMAN

The Honorable Ben Cardin

United States Senate

509 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Cardin:

Thank you for your letter expressing concerns regarding the Commission' s March 31,

2014, action to attribute certain Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) between television stations. I

appreciate the opportunity to provide you with some additional context for the decision.

Our action should not have been a surprise to the industry. Stations have been on notice

of potential regulatory action on JSAs since 2004 when the Commission first started a

proceeding proposing to attribute JSAs where one station sells 15 percent or more of the weekly

advertising time on behalf of another station in the same market. The concern then- as it is

today -

was that the use of such JSAs provides the incentive and potential to unduly influence

the core operating functions of the brokered station, including programming decisions. In

fmalizing our decision, we sought additional comment in the 2010 Quadrennial Review on these

issues and also considered the evidence from our license transfer application process, where we

have reviewed an increasing number of JSAs in recent years. These JSAs have generally

involved the sale of 100 percent of the advertising time of the brokered station in conjunction

with a number of other operational and fmancial arrangements between the stations. It is also

clear that in many instances such arrangements reduce or homogenize local news.

The existing agreements between stations cited in your letter are the result of a business

practice that evolved to circumvent the Commission's local TV ownership rules that promote

competition and viewpoint diversity by restricting the common-ownership of more than one

station in small and medium-sized markets. Our action was necessary to close this loophole in

the rules and enforce the restrictions we have on the books. The adoption of the new JSA

attribution rules will require adjustment for some stations in the industry, which is why we

allowed a two-year period for stations to come into compliance from the effective date of the

rules.

I do recognize that there could be some exceptions where attributing a JSA for purposes

of our ownership rules could be in the public interest, which is why we adopted an expedited

waiver process. I believe that adopting the rule with a waiver process will better protect

competition, localism, and diversity than merely grandfathering existing agreements. I agree

with you that the Commission should- and will- look to all of the facts presented in a waiver

request, including the impact of the JSA on the ability of the brokered station to continue to serve

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their communities. I encourage any station that believes its existing JSA is in the public interest

to file a waiver request early in this period.

For stations that have pending license transfer applications that involve JSAs, Shared

Services Agreements (SSAs), and other fmancial agreements, the Media Bureau is actively

working with the parties to discuss possible amendments to those applications, where necessary.

I strongly support the close scrutiny that the Bureau must apply to ensure that these proposed

agreements do not result in undue influence or control. Since mid-March, the Bureau has

granted 50 full-power television assignment and transfer of control applications, which represent

20 separate transactions. The Bureau staff will continue to process other pending applications.

I hope this information is helpful.

Tom Wheeler

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF

July 22, 2014

THE CHAIR MAN

The Honorable Bob Casey

United States Senate

393 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Casey:

Thank you for your letter expressing concerns regarding the Commission's March 31,

2014, action to attribute certain Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) between television stations. I

appreciate the opportunity to provide you with some additional context for the decision.

Our action should not have been a surprise to the industry. Stations have been on notice

of potential regulatory action on JSAs since 2004 when the Commission first started a

proceeding proposing to attribute JSAs where one station sells 15 percent or more of the weekly

advertising time on behalf of another station in the same market.

The concern then- as it is

today- was that the use of such JSAs provides the incentive and potential to unduly influence

the core operating functions of the brokered station, including programming decisions. In

fmalizing our decision, we sought additional comment in the 2010 Quadrennial Review on these

issues and also considered the evidence from our license transfer application process, where we

have reviewed an increasing number of JSAs in recent years. These JSAs have generally

involved the sale of 100 percent of the advertising time of the brokered station in conjunction

with a number of other operational and fmancial arrangements between the stations. It is also

clear that in many instances such arrangements reduce or homogenize local news.

The existing agreements between stations cited in your letter are the result of a business

practice that evolved to circumvent the Commission's local TV ownership rules that promote

competition and viewpoint diversity by restricting the common-ownership of more than one

station in small and medium-sized markets. Our action was necessary to close this loophole in

the rules and enforce the restrictions we have on the books. The adoption of the new JSA

attribution rules will require adjustment for some stations in the industry, which is why we

allowed a two-year period for stations to come into compliance from the effective date of the

rules.

I do recognize that there could be some exceptions where attributing a JSA for purposes

of our ownership rules could be in the public interest, which is why we adopted an expedited

waiver process. I believe that adopting the rule with a waiver process will better protect

competition, localism, and diversity than merely grandfathering existing agreements. I agree

with you that the Commission should- and will- look to all of the facts presented in a waiver

request, including the impact of the JSA on the ability of the brokered station to continue to serve

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their communities. I encourage any station that believes its existing JSA is in the public interest

to file a waiver request early in this period.

For stations that have pending license transfer applications that involve JSAs, Shared

Services Agreements (SSAs), and other fmancial agreements, the Media Bureau is actively

working with the parties to discuss possible amendments to those applications, where necessary.

I strongly support the close scrutiny that the Bureau must apply to ensure that these proposed

agreements do not result in undue influence or control. Since mid-March, the Bureau has

granted 50 full-power television assignment and transfer of control applications, which represent

20 separate transactions. The Bureau staff will continue to process other pending applications.

I hope this information is helpful.

Sincerely,

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF

July 22, 2014

THE C H AIRMAN

The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand

United States Senate

478 Russell Senate Office Buildin

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Gillibrand:

Thank you for your letter expressing concerns regarding the Commission's March 31,

2014, action to attribute certain Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) between television stations. I

appreciate the opportunity to provide you with some additional context for the decision.

Our action should not have been a surprise to the industry. Stations have been on notice

of potential regulatory action on JSAs since 2004 when the Commission first started a

proceeding proposing to attribute JSAs where one station sells 15 percent or more of the weekly

advertising time on behalf of another station in the same market. The concern then- as it is

today -

was that the use of such JSAs provides the incentive and potential to unduly influence

the core operating functions of the brokered station, including programming decisions. In

fmalizing our decision, we sought additional comment in the 2010 Quadrennial Review on these

issues and also considered the evidence from our license transfer application process, where we

have reviewed an increasing number of JSAs in recent years. These JSAs have generally

involved the sale of 100 percent of the advertising time of the brokered station in conjunction

with a number of other operational and fmancial arrangements between the stations. It is also

clear that in many instances such arrangements reduce or homogenize local news.

The existing agreements between stations cited in your letter are the result of a business

practice that evolved to circumvent the Commission's local TV ownership rules that promote

competition and viewpoint diversity by restricting the common-ownership of more than one

station in small and medium-sized markets. Our action was necessary to close this loophole in

the rules and enforce the restrictions we have on the books. The adoption of the new JSA

attribution rules will require adjustment for some stations in the industry, which is why we

allowed a two-year period for stations to come into compliance from the effective date of the

rules.

I do recognize that there could be some exceptions where attributing a JSA for purposes

of our ownership rules could be in the public interest, which is why we adopted an expedited

waiver process. I believe that adopting the rule with a waiver process will better protect

competition, localism, and diversity than merely grandfathering existing agreements. I agree

with you that the Commission should- and will- look to all of the facts presented in a waiver

request, including the impact of the JSA on the ability of the brokered station to continue to serve

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their communities. I encourage any station that believes its existing JSA is in the public interest

to file a waiver request early in this period.

For stations that have pending license transfer applications that involve JSAs, Shared

Services Agreements (SSAs), and other fmancial agreements, the Media Bureau is actively

working with the parties to discuss possible amendments to those applications, where necessary.

I strongly support the close scrutiny that the Bureau must apply to ensure that these proposed

agreements do not result in undue influence or control. Since mid-March, the Bureau has

granted 50 full-power television assignment and transfer of control applications, which represent

20 separate transactions. The Bureau staff will continue to process other pending applications.

I hope this information is helpful.

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F E DERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSI ON

WASHINGTON

OFF"ICE OF

August 1, 20 14

THE CHAIR M AN

The I Jonorable Barbara A. Mikulski

United States Senate

503 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear

enator Mikulski:

When we met last week, you impressed on me your commitment to ensuring the

economic viability of local broadcast television services, which serve a vital role in providing

Americans with local news programming and information gathering, including public safety and

severe weather warnings. I found our discussion tremendously helpful and appreciated the

opportunity to discuss what the Commission can do to assure the continued viability of local

broadcast television.

You raised special concerns as to whether the Commission' s recent actions regarding so-

called Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) run counter to that goal. I am sensitive to those concerns

and recognize your point that such arrangements, appropriately executed and seeped, can help

stations achieve efficiencies without running afoul of our rules. Unfortunately, there is irrefutable

record evidence that in many cases these JSAs, particularly when combined with other sharing

agreements and complex financial arrangements, have been used by some to circumvent the

Commission's long-standing local ownership rules that in most circumstances limit ownership to

one television station per market. This undermines the Commission's cornerstone goal -

outlined in statute and in our rules -

to promote competition, diversity, and localism.

Overall, the economic health of the local broadcasting industry is actually robust.

According to SNL Kagan, local broadcast station industry revenues were estimated at $24.2

billion in 2013, an 11.8 percent increase from the estimated $21 .6 billion reported in 2011. Last

year's revenue remained relatively steady from 2012 ($24.6 billion), when revenues increased

due to election year advertising and NBC af(iliates' Olympic advertising revenues. See SNL

Kagan, Total TV Station Industry Revenue Projections, Feb. 12, 2014.

Specifically, retransmission consent revenues continue to grow: from $1.8 billion in 20 II

to $2.4 billion in 2012, with a reported $3.3 billion in 2013. See SNL Kagan, Economics of

Broadcast TV Retransmission Revenue, May 14, 2014. Finally, while total advertising revenue

declined by 7.5 percent to $20.5 billion in 2013 from the year before, that decline is attributable

to additional election and Olympic advertising in 2012 when the industry saw total advertising

revenues of$22.2 billion. See SNL Kagan, Radio & TV Ad Revenues 10-Year Projections, May

27, 2014.

We realize that, on an individual level, economic realities may vary, particularly for

stations in smaller markets. I think it is important to clarify that the new JSA attribution rule is

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not a total prohibition, but rather a balanced approach that places a limit on the total amount of

advertising that one station can sell on behalf of another in the same market. Stations can have

JSAs that are not attributable and be in compliance with the ownership rules. Additionally, the

new rule does not impact in any way other sharing agreements that stations may have -

such as

sharing agreements for administrative functions or local news sharing -

that may continue to

provide smaller market stations with some increased efficiencies.

We know all too well that there are always exceptions to any general rule. We have

established a waiver process for just that reason and pledge to you that our waiver review will be

conducted expeditiously and without bias. Specifically, as explained in our March 31, 2014,

Order, such a waiver is available to stations when "the application of our attribution rules to their

particular circumstances would not serve the pub I ic interest." See FCC 14-28 at~ 364. We

further explained that a "waiver of the attribution rule could attempt to demonstrate that a

particular television JSA in context -

including any related agreements or interests -

does not

provide the brokering entity with the opportunity, ability, and incentive to exert significant

influence over the programming or operations of the brokered station." !d.

In other words, if the

benefits of the JSA outweigh the harms identified by the Commission, we will permit new

combinations in order to preserve the economic viability of the station and the benefits the

station provides to the local community.

Waiver of the attribution rule is not the only option for stations. They could seek a waiver

of the local TV ownership rule if they believe application ofthat rule adversely affects

competition, diversity and localism. Additionally, under the Commission's failing station waiver

policy, an applicant can buy a second station or enter into a JSA by demonstrating that (1) one of

the stations is either failed or failing; (2) the in-market buyer is the only reasonably available

candidate willing and able to acquire and operate the station; and (3) selling the station to an out-

of-market buyer would result in an artificially depressed price.

While stations have two years before they have to comply with the rule, to date, we have

only received three waiver requests in conjunction with a pending license transfer application.

We will act on those expeditiously. The Order directed the Media Bureau to complete its review

within 90 days of the record closing on the application or request.

You also expressed concern about why we did not exempt from the new rules the license

transfer applications that were in process when the Order was adopted. With the December 2013

Gannett-Belo decision, the Commission interpreted its statutory public interest mandate to

require that it give careful attention to the economic effects of, and the incentives created by, a

proposed transaction, taken as a whole. We will continue to closely scrutinize transactions that

create economic incentives that are inconsistent with the Act and our policies that favor

competition, diversity, and localism.

At the time the new JSA rule was adopted, there were 41 transactions pending before the

Commission, and we have processed 17 of those. A list of transactions and their dispositions

and/or status is provided in the attached charts. Of the transactions pending at the time of the new

rule, eight contained proposed JSA arrangements, and the parties have been notified of their need

to amend the applications to show financial independence. Two deals were restructured

(Sinclair-AIIbritton and Gray-Hoake), two deals have pending waiver requests (Nexstar-

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Comcorp and Nexstar-Milton Grant), and one (Quincy-Granite) is evaluating its options. We

have yet to receive a response from the remaining applicants with proposed JSAs.

Finally, you expressed concern about smaller market television broadcasters in Maryland.

The Salisbury, MD, Designated Market Area (DMA) is the only market that is wholly or

partially in Maryland and outside of the top 50 OM As in the country. At this time, there is no

current or proposed JSA for any stations in that DMA.

I hope this information is helpful and look forward to continuing our discussion.

!

Enclosures

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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED AFTER 3/31/14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App

Status

Action Date

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WCFT-TV*

TUSCALOOSA

AL

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WJSU-TV*

ANNISTON

AL

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

KATV

LITTLE ROCK

AR

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WJLA-TV

WASHINGTON

DC

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

KTUL

TULSA

OK

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WHTM-TV**

HARRISBURG

PA

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WCIV*

CHARLESTON

SC

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WSET-TV

LYNCHBURG

VA

GRANT

7/24/2014

FOX24 OF MACON LICENSE

WGXA LICENSEE

WGXA

MACON

GA

GRANT

7/16/2014

RGV EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

MBTV TEXAS VALLEY

KMBH

HARLINGEN

TX

GRANT

7/16/2014

CENTRAL OREGON CABLE

ADVERTISING

TDS BROADCASTING

KOHD

BEND

OR

GRANT

7/15/2014

KBMT LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KBMT

BEAUMONT

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KCEN LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KCEN-TV

TEMPLE

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KIDY/KXVA LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KIDY

SAN ANGELO

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KIII LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KIII

CORPUS CHRISTI

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KYTX LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KYTX

NACOGDOCHES

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY

WPLG

MIAMI

FL

GRANT

6/27/2014

SANDER OPERATING CO. II

SAGAMOREHILL OF PHOENIX

LICENSES

KASW

PHOENIX

AZ

GRANT

6/16/2014

SANDER OPERATING CO. II

KPHO BROADCASTING

CORPORATION

KTVK

PHOENIX

AZ

GRANT

6/16/2014

PABELLON EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

SENDA EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

WELU

AGUADILLA

PR

GRANT

6/10/2014

VIRGIN BLUE

LESEA BROADCASTING OF

ST. CROIX

WCVI-TV

CHRISTIANSTED

VI

GRANT

6/10/2014

CONCILIO MISION CRISTIANA

FUENTE DE AGUA VIVA

WESTERN NEW LIFE

WQHA

AGUADA

PR

GRANT

5/30/2014

KEZI, INC.

OREGON TV LICENSE

COMPANY

KEZI

EUGENE

OR

GRANT

5/29/2014

SODA MOUNTAIN

BROADCASTING

OREGON TV LICENSE

COMPANY

KDRV

MEDFORD

OR

GRANT

5/29/2014

COMPASS COMMUNICATIONS

OF IDAHO

ABRAHAM TELECASTING

COMPANY

KFXP

POCATELLO

ID

GRANT

5/28/2014

NORMA J. LITTICK

HENRY C. LITTICK

WHIZ-TV

ZANESVILLE

OH

GRANT

5/21/2014

KETCHIKAN TV

DENALI MEDIA JUNEAU

KUBD

KETCHIKAN

AK

GRANT

5/15/2014

NEUHOFF FAMILY LIMITED

PARTNERSHIP

NEUHOFF MEDIA TWIN FALLS

KMVT

TWIN FALLS

ID

GRANT

5/15/2014

POWER TELEVISION

INTERNATIONAL

MAX MEDIA IV

WMEI

ARECIBO

PR

GRANT

5/6/2014

WKBW-TV LICENSE

SCRIPPS MEDIA

WKBW-TV

BUFFALO

NY

GRANT

5/2/2014

WXON LICENSE

SCRIPPS MEDIA

WMYD

DETROIT

MI

GRANT

5/2/2014

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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED AFTER 3/31/14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App

Status

Action Date

HOAK MEDIA

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING

KREX-TV

GRAND JUNCTION

CO

GRANT

4/23/2014

HOAK MEDIA

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING

WMBB

PANAMA CITY

FL

GRANT

4/23/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KALB-TV

ALEXANDRIA

LA

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KNOE-TV

MONROE

LA

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KFYR-TV

BISMARCK

ND

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KNOP-TV

NORTH PLATTE

NE

GRANT

4/3/2014

MISSION TV

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KEVN-TV

RAPID CITY

SD

GRANT

4/3/2014

* Per MB decision, station license will be turned in to FCC.

** Per MB decision, station will be sold to Media General.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WDBB

Bessemer

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WMYA-TV

Anderson

SC

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WNUV(TV)

Baltimore

MD

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WTTE(TV)

Columbus

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WRGT-TV

Dayton

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WTAT-TV

Charleston

SC

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WVAH-TV

Charleston

WV

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Comcorp

Nexstar

WGMB-TV

Baton Rouge

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KWKT-TV

Waco

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KYLE-TV

Brian

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KTSM-TV

El Paso

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KVEO-TV

Brownsville

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KETK-TV

Jacksonville

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KADN-TV

Lafayette

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Comcorp

Nexstar

WNTZ-TV

Natchez

MS

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Rocky Creek

WEVV-TV

Evansville

Public Notice -

Communications

IN

Pending

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Rocky Creek

Communications

KSHV-TV

Shreveport

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Mission

KFXK-TV

Longview

TX

Pending

Public Notice-

Comcorp/Nexstar/Mission sidecar

5/8/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Mission

WVLA-TV

Baton Rouge

LA

Pending

Public Notice-

Comcorp/Nexstar/Mission sidecar

5/8/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Cunningham

Broadcasting Corp.

WNBW-DT

Gainesville

FL

Pending

Public Notice -

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to

9/30/2013

Cunningham. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Cunningham

Broadcasting Corp.

WSWB-TV

Scranton

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to

9/30/2013

Cunningham. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Deerfield

WTLF

Tallahassee

FL

Pending

Public Notice-

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to Deerfield.

9/30/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Sinclair

WOLF-TV

Hazelton

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WQMY (TV)

Williamsport

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WTLH

Bainbridge

FL

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WGFL

High Springs

FL

Pending

Public Notice-

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

Stainless Broadcasting

Mission

WICZ-TV

Binghampton

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Nexstar/Mission sidecar singleton

10/18/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

Channel 61 Associates

Cross Hill

Communications

WNMN

Saranac Lake

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

11/22/2013

Petition to deny filed.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

CMCG Portland License

Cunningham

LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

WPFO

Waterville

ME

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham singleton sidecar transaction.

11/22/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WZDX (TV)

Huntsville

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WFXR

Roanoake

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WWCW

Lynchburg

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WGCW

Burlington

IA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WLAX

La Crosse

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WEUX

Chippewa

Falls

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

HITV Operating Co., Inc.

Southeastern Media

Raycom sidecar deal involving SSA (not

involving JSA). Amendment requested by

MB.

Holdings

KFVE (TV)

Honolulu

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Ruby Mountain

Cunningham

Broadcasting, LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

KENV (DT)

Elko

NV

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham sidecar deal. Amendment

12/23/2013

requested by MB.

Sierra Communications,

Cunningham

LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

KRNV-TV

Reno

NV

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham sidecar deal. Amendment

12/23/2013

requested by MB.

Parker Broadcasting

Excalibur Broadcasting

KXJB-TV

Valley City

ND

Pending

Public Notice -

Parker (Hoak Sidecar) to Excalibur (Grey

12/27/2013

Sidecar). Awaiting action from applicants.

Parker Broadcasting

Excalibur Broadcasting

KAQY-TV

Columbia

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

Parker (Hoak Sidecar) to Excalibur (Grey

12/27/2013

Sidecar). Awaiting action from applicants.

Cowles California Media

Company

VistaWest California

KCOY

Santa Maria

CA

Pending

Public Notice -

1/16/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

High Maintenance

Broadcasting, LLC,

Debtor in Possession

Corpus 18, LLC

KUQI

Corpus Christi

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

2/5/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Hoake Media of Wichita

Falls, LLC

Gray Television

KAUZ-TV

Wichita Falls

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

2/19/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WPTA

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Corp.

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Corp.

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WBNG-TV

Binghampton

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WEEK-TV

Peoria

IL

Public Notice -

Corp.

Pending

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Public Notice -

Corp.

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

KBJR-TV

Superior

WI

Pending

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

KRII 9TV)

Chisholm

MN

Pending

Public Notice -

Corp.

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

SagamoreHill

KDLH

Duluth

MN

Pending

Public Notice -

Granite/Quincy sidecar deal. Amendment

Corp.

2/26/2014

requested by MB.

Granite Broadcasting

SagamoreHill

WISE-TV

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Granite/Quincy sidecar deal. Amendment

Corp.

2/26/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KOIN (TV)

Portland

OR

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WIAT (TV)

Birmingham

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNW (TV)

Wichita

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNC (TV)

Great Bend

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNG (TV)

Garden City

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNK (TV)

McCook

NE

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KHON-TV

Honolulu

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KHAW-TV

Hilo

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KAII-TV

Wailuku

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WKBN-TV

Youngstown

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNT (TV)

Topeka

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KIMT (TV)

Mason City

IA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WJCL (TV)

Savannah

GA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WALA-TV

Mobile

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WFNA (TV)

Gulf Shores

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KREZ-TV

Durango

CO

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KRQE (TV)

Albuquerque

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KBIM-TV

Roswell

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KASA-TV

Santa Fe

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WLUK-TV

Green Bay

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WCWF(TV)

Suring

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WISH-TV

Indianapolis

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WNDY-TV

Marion

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WANE-TV

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WTHI-TV

Terre Haute

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KBVO (TV)

Llano

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KXAN-TV

Austin

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WLFI-TV

Lafayette

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WPRI-TV

Providence

RI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WAVY-TV

Portsmouth

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WVBT(TV)

Virginia Beach

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WDTN(TV)

Dayton

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WIVB-TV

Buffalo

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WNLO(TV)

Buffalo

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WOOD-TV

Grand Rapids

MI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WOTV (TV)

Battle Creek

MI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WCTX (TV)

New Haven

CT

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WTNH (TV)

New Haven

CT

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WWLP (TV)

Springfield

MA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

Beartooth

Communications Co.

Gray Television

KTVH-DT

Helena

MT

Pending

Public Notice -

5/21/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Rocky Mountain

Broadcasting Co.

Gray Television

KMTF

Helena

MT

Pending

Public Notice -

5/23/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Marshall

KPEJ-TV

Odessa

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

6/11/2014

Comcorp/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Marshall

KMSS-TV

Shreveport

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

6/11/2014

Milton Grant/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Milton Grant

Marshall

KLJB

Davenport

IA

Pending

Public Notice-

6/11/2014

KMYA, LLC

Rebel Media

KMYA-DT

Camden

AR

Pending

Public Notice -

6/13/2014

WWAZ License LLC

Caballero Acquisition

WIWN

Fond du Lac

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

6/23/2014

Gormally Broadcasting

Licenses

Meredith Corp.

WGGB-TV

Springfield

MA

Pending

Public Notice -

6/23/2014

Harrisburg Television

Media General

WHTM-TV

Harrisburg

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

7/1/2014

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Fox Television Stations

KTVU, LLC

WHBQ-TV

Memphis

TN

Pending

Public Notice -

7/8/2014

KTVU, LLC

Fox Television Stations

KTVU

Oakland

CA

Pending

Public Notice -

7/8/2014

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF

August l, 2014

THE C H AIRM AN

The llonorable Charles E. Schumer

United States Senate

313 I !art Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Schumer:

When we met last week, you impressed on me your commitment to ensuring the

economic viability of local broadcast television services, which serve a vital role in providing

Americans with local news programming and information gathering, including public safety and

severe weather warnings. 1 found our discussion tremendously helpful and appreciated the

opportunity to discuss what the Commission can do to assure the continued viability of local

broadcast television.

You raised special concerns as to whether the Commission's recent actions regarding so-

called Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) run counter to that goal. I am sensitive to those concerns

and recognize your point that such arrangements, appropriately executed and scoped, can help

stations achieve efficiencies without running afoul of our rules. Unfortunately, there is irrefutable

record evidence that in many cases these JSAs, particularly when combined with other sharing

agreements and complex financial arrangements, have been used by some to circumvent the

Commission's long-standing local ownership rules that in most circumstances limit ownership to

one television station per market. This undermines the Commission's cornerstone goal -

outlined in statute and in our rules -

to promote competition, diversity, and localism.

Overall, the economic health of the local broadcasting industry is actually robust.

According to SNL Kagan, local broadcast station industry revenues were estimated at $24.2

billion in 2013, an 11.8 percent increase from the estimated $21.6 billion reported in 2011. Last

year's revenue remained relatively steady from 201 2 ($24.6 billion), when revenues increased

due to election year advertising and NBC affiliates' Olympic advertising revenues. See SNL

Kagan, Total TV Station Industry Revenue Projections, Feb. 12,20 14.

Specifically, retransmission consent revenues continue to grow: from $1.8 billion in 201 1

to $2.4 billion in 20 12, with a reported $3.3 billion in 20 13. See SNL Kagan, Economics of

Broadcast TV Retransmission Revenue, May 14,2014. Finally, while total advertising revenue

declined by 7.5 percent to $20.5 billion in 2013 from the year before, that decline is attributable

to additional election and Olympic advertising in 2012 when the industry saw total advertising

revenues of$22.2 billion. See SNL Kagan, Radio & TV Ad Revenues 10-Year Projections, May

27,2014.

We realize that, on an individual level, economic realities may vary, particularly for

stations in smaller markets. I think it is important to clarify that the new JSA attribution rule is

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not a total prohibition, but rather a balanced approach that places a limit on the total amount of

advertising that one station can sell on behalf of another in the same market. Stations can have

JSAs that are not attributable and be in compliance with the ownership rules. Additionally, the

new rule does not impact in any way other sharing agreements that stations may have -

such as

sharing agreements for administrative functions or local news sharing -

that may continue to

provide smaller market stations with some increased efficiencies.

We know all too well that there are always exceptions to any general rule. We have

established a waiver process for just that reason and pledge to you that our waiver review will be

conducted expeditiously and without bias. Specifically, as explained in our March 31, 2014,

Order, such a waiver is available to stations when "the application of our attribution rules to their

particular circumstances would not serve the public interest." See FCC 14-28 at~ 364. We

further explained that a "waiver of the attribution rule could attempt to demonstrate that a

particular television JSA in context -

including any related agreements or interests -

docs not

provide the brokering entity with the opportunity, ability, and incentive to exert significant

influence over the programming or operations of the brokered station." ld.

In other words, if the

benefits of the JSA outweigh the harms identified by the Commission, we will permit new

combinations in order to preserve the economic viability of the station and the benefits the

station provides to the local community.

Waiver of the attribution rule is not the only option for stations. They could seek a waiver

ofthe local TV ownership rule if they believe application of that rule adversely affects

competition, diversity and localism. Additionally, under the Commission's failing station waiver

policy, an applicant can buy a second station or enter into a JSA by demonstrating that ( 1) one of

the stations is either failed or failing; (2) the in-market buyer is the only reasonably available

candidate willing and able to acquire and operate the station; and (3) selling the station to an out-

of-market buyer would result in an artificially depressed price.

While stations have two years before they have to comply with the rule, to date, we have

only received three waiver requests in conjunction with a pending license transfer application.

We will act on those expeditiously. The Order directed the Media Bureau to complete its review

within 90 days of the record closing on the application or request.

You also expressed concern about why we did not exempt from the new rules the license

transfer applications that were in process when the Order was adopted. With the December 2013

Gannett-Bclo decision, the Commission interpreted its statutory public interest mandate to

require that it give careful attention to the economic effects of, and the incentives created by, a

proposed transaction, taken as a whole. We will continue to closely scrutinize transactions that

create economic incentives that are inconsistent with the Act and our policies that favor

competition, diversity, and localism.

At the time the new JSA rule was adopted, there were 41 transactions pending before the

Commission, and we have processed 17 of those. A list of transactions and their dispositions

and/or status is provided in the attached charts. Of the transactions pending at the time of the new

rule, eight contained proposed JSA arrangements, and the parties have been notified of their need

to amend the applications to show financial independence. Two deals were restructured

(Sinclair-AIIbritton and Gray-Iloake), two deals have pending waiver requests (Nexstar-

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The I Ionorable Charles E.

chumer

Comcorp and Nexstar-Milton Grant), and one (Quincy-Granite) is evaluating its options. We

have yet to receive a response from the remaining applicants with proposed JSAs.

Finally, you expressed concern about smaller market television broadcasters in New

York. There arc nine Designated Market Areas (DMAs) that are wholly or partially in New York

and outside of the top 50 markets in the nation. Of those, there are five JSAs in place, with one

proposed JSA that is part of a pending proceeding. See the chart below for specifics:

Non-Top SO DMAs in New York

DMA

DMA Rank

JSA Status

Buffalo, NY

52

No current or proposed JSA

Albany-Schenectady-

58

Through an existing JSA, WTEN (Media General) brokers

Troy, NY

the advertising time for WXXA-TV (Shield Media).

Rochester, NY

78

Through an existing JSA, WUHF (Sinclair) brokers the

advertising time for WHAM-TV (Deerfield)

Syracuse, NY

85

Through an existing JSA, WSTM -TV (Granite) brokers

the advertising time for WTVH (Barrington)

Burlington,

98

Through an existing JSA, WFFX (Nexstar) brokers the

VT/Piattsburgh, NY

advertising time for WVNY (Mission)

Binghamton, NY

155

Under a proposed JSA, WIVT (Nexstar) would broker the

advertising time for WICZ-TV (Mission)

Utica, NY

171

Through an existing JSA, WFXV (Nexstar) brokers the

advertising time for WUTR-TV (Mission)

Elmira, NY

174

No current or proposed JSA

Watertown, NY

176

No current or proposed JSA

As noted earlier, the goal of our rule is to close the loophole being exploited by some

broadcasters to circumvent the ownership rules.

If the existing or proposed JSAs would be

attributable under our new rules, the stations have several options to seek a waiver from the

Commission. One avenue would be to demonstrate how the JSA furthers the Commission's goals

of competition, diversity and localism. The other option would be to apply for a failing station

waiver.

I hope this information is helpful and look forward to c ntinuing our discussion.

Enclosures

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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED AFTER 3/31/14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App

Status

Action Date

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WCFT-TV*

TUSCALOOSA

AL

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WJSU-TV*

ANNISTON

AL

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

KATV

LITTLE ROCK

AR

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WJLA-TV

WASHINGTON

DC

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

KTUL

TULSA

OK

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WHTM-TV**

HARRISBURG

PA

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WCIV*

CHARLESTON

SC

GRANT

7/24/2014

ALLBRITTON

COMMUNICATIONS

SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP

WSET-TV

LYNCHBURG

VA

GRANT

7/24/2014

FOX24 OF MACON LICENSE

WGXA LICENSEE

WGXA

MACON

GA

GRANT

7/16/2014

RGV EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

MBTV TEXAS VALLEY

KMBH

HARLINGEN

TX

GRANT

7/16/2014

CENTRAL OREGON CABLE

ADVERTISING

TDS BROADCASTING

KOHD

BEND

OR

GRANT

7/15/2014

KBMT LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KBMT

BEAUMONT

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KCEN LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KCEN-TV

TEMPLE

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KIDY/KXVA LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KIDY

SAN ANGELO

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KIII LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KIII

CORPUS CHRISTI

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

KYTX LICENSE COMPANY

KMOV-TV, INC.

KYTX

NACOGDOCHES

TX

GRANT

7/2/2014

GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY

WPLG

MIAMI

FL

GRANT

6/27/2014

SANDER OPERATING CO. II

SAGAMOREHILL OF PHOENIX

LICENSES

KASW

PHOENIX

AZ

GRANT

6/16/2014

SANDER OPERATING CO. II

KPHO BROADCASTING

CORPORATION

KTVK

PHOENIX

AZ

GRANT

6/16/2014

PABELLON EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

SENDA EDUCATIONAL

BROADCASTING

WELU

AGUADILLA

PR

GRANT

6/10/2014

VIRGIN BLUE

LESEA BROADCASTING OF

ST. CROIX

WCVI-TV

CHRISTIANSTED

VI

GRANT

6/10/2014

CONCILIO MISION CRISTIANA

FUENTE DE AGUA VIVA

WESTERN NEW LIFE

WQHA

AGUADA

PR

GRANT

5/30/2014

KEZI, INC.

OREGON TV LICENSE

COMPANY

KEZI

EUGENE

OR

GRANT

5/29/2014

SODA MOUNTAIN

BROADCASTING

OREGON TV LICENSE

COMPANY

KDRV

MEDFORD

OR

GRANT

5/29/2014

COMPASS COMMUNICATIONS

OF IDAHO

ABRAHAM TELECASTING

COMPANY

KFXP

POCATELLO

ID

GRANT

5/28/2014

NORMA J. LITTICK

HENRY C. LITTICK

WHIZ-TV

ZANESVILLE

OH

GRANT

5/21/2014

KETCHIKAN TV

DENALI MEDIA JUNEAU

KUBD

KETCHIKAN

AK

GRANT

5/15/2014

NEUHOFF FAMILY LIMITED

PARTNERSHIP

NEUHOFF MEDIA TWIN FALLS

KMVT

TWIN FALLS

ID

GRANT

5/15/2014

POWER TELEVISION

INTERNATIONAL

MAX MEDIA IV

WMEI

ARECIBO

PR

GRANT

5/6/2014

WKBW-TV LICENSE

SCRIPPS MEDIA

WKBW-TV

BUFFALO

NY

GRANT

5/2/2014

WXON LICENSE

SCRIPPS MEDIA

WMYD

DETROIT

MI

GRANT

5/2/2014

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TRANSACTIONS GRANTED AFTER 3/31/14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App

Status

Action Date

HOAK MEDIA

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING

KREX-TV

GRAND JUNCTION

CO

GRANT

4/23/2014

HOAK MEDIA

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING

WMBB

PANAMA CITY

FL

GRANT

4/23/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KALB-TV

ALEXANDRIA

LA

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KNOE-TV

MONROE

LA

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KFYR-TV

BISMARCK

ND

GRANT

4/3/2014

HOAK MEDIA

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KNOP-TV

NORTH PLATTE

NE

GRANT

4/3/2014

MISSION TV

GRAY TELEVISION GROUP

KEVN-TV

RAPID CITY

SD

GRANT

4/3/2014

* Per MB decision, station license will be turned in to FCC.

** Per MB decision, station will be sold to Media General.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WDBB

Bessemer

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WMYA-TV

Anderson

SC

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WNUV(TV)

Baltimore

MD

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WTTE(TV)

Columbus

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WRGT-TV

Dayton

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WTAT-TV

Charleston

SC

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Michael Anderson as

Trustee of Cunningham

Michael Anderson

WVAH-TV

Charleston

WV

Pending

Public Notice -

3/6/2013

Comcorp

Nexstar

WGMB-TV

Baton Rouge

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KWKT-TV

Waco

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KYLE-TV

Brian

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KTSM-TV

El Paso

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KVEO-TV

Brownsville

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KETK-TV

Jacksonville

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Nexstar

KADN-TV

Lafayette

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Comcorp

Nexstar

WNTZ-TV

Natchez

MS

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Rocky Creek

WEVV-TV

Evansville

Public Notice -

Communications

IN

Pending

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Rocky Creek

Communications

KSHV-TV

Shreveport

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

5/8/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Mission

KFXK-TV

Longview

TX

Pending

Public Notice-

Comcorp/Nexstar/Mission sidecar

5/8/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Mission

WVLA-TV

Baton Rouge

LA

Pending

Public Notice-

Comcorp/Nexstar/Mission sidecar

5/8/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Cunningham

Broadcasting Corp.

WNBW-DT

Gainesville

FL

Pending

Public Notice -

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to

9/30/2013

Cunningham. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Cunningham

Broadcasting Corp.

WSWB-TV

Scranton

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to

9/30/2013

Cunningham. Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Deerfield

WTLF

Tallahassee

FL

Pending

Public Notice-

Sinclair/New Age sidecar sale to Deerfield.

9/30/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

New Age

Sinclair

WOLF-TV

Hazelton

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WQMY (TV)

Williamsport

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WTLH

Bainbridge

FL

Pending

Public Notice -

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

New Age

Sinclair

WGFL

High Springs

FL

Pending

Public Notice-

9/30/2013

Sinclair/New Age main sale.

Stainless Broadcasting

Mission

WICZ-TV

Binghampton

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Nexstar/Mission sidecar singleton

10/18/2013

transaction. Amendment requested by MB.

Channel 61 Associates

Cross Hill

Communications

WNMN

Saranac Lake

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

11/22/2013

Petition to deny filed.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

CMCG Portland License

Cunningham

LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

WPFO

Waterville

ME

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham singleton sidecar transaction.

11/22/2013

Amendment requested by MB.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WZDX (TV)

Huntsville

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WFXR

Roanoake

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WWCW

Lynchburg

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WGCW

Burlington

IA

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WLAX

La Crosse

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

Milton Grant

Nexstar

WEUX

Chippewa

Falls

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Nexstar/Milton Grant main deal.

HITV Operating Co., Inc.

Southeastern Media

Raycom sidecar deal involving SSA (not

involving JSA). Amendment requested by

MB.

Holdings

KFVE (TV)

Honolulu

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

11/25/2013

Ruby Mountain

Cunningham

Broadcasting, LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

KENV (DT)

Elko

NV

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham sidecar deal. Amendment

12/23/2013

requested by MB.

Sierra Communications,

Cunningham

LLC

Broadcasting Corp.

KRNV-TV

Reno

NV

Pending

Public Notice -

Cunningham sidecar deal. Amendment

12/23/2013

requested by MB.

Parker Broadcasting

Excalibur Broadcasting

KXJB-TV

Valley City

ND

Pending

Public Notice -

Parker (Hoak Sidecar) to Excalibur (Grey

12/27/2013

Sidecar). Awaiting action from applicants.

Parker Broadcasting

Excalibur Broadcasting

KAQY-TV

Columbia

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

Parker (Hoak Sidecar) to Excalibur (Grey

12/27/2013

Sidecar). Awaiting action from applicants.

Cowles California Media

Company

VistaWest California

KCOY

Santa Maria

CA

Pending

Public Notice -

1/16/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

High Maintenance

Broadcasting, LLC,

Debtor in Possession

Corpus 18, LLC

KUQI

Corpus Christi

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

2/5/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Hoake Media of Wichita

Falls, LLC

Gray Television

KAUZ-TV

Wichita Falls

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

2/19/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WPTA

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Corp.

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Corp.

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WBNG-TV

Binghampton

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

WEEK-TV

Peoria

IL

Public Notice -

Corp.

Pending

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Public Notice -

Corp.

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

KBJR-TV

Superior

WI

Pending

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

Quincy Newspaper, Inc.

KRII 9TV)

Chisholm

MN

Pending

Public Notice -

Corp.

2/26/2014

Granite/Quincy main deal.

Granite Broadcasting

SagamoreHill

KDLH

Duluth

MN

Pending

Public Notice -

Granite/Quincy sidecar deal. Amendment

Corp.

2/26/2014

requested by MB.

Granite Broadcasting

SagamoreHill

WISE-TV

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Granite/Quincy sidecar deal. Amendment

Corp.

2/26/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KOIN (TV)

Portland

OR

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WIAT (TV)

Birmingham

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNW (TV)

Wichita

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNC (TV)

Great Bend

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNG (TV)

Garden City

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNK (TV)

McCook

NE

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KHON-TV

Honolulu

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KHAW-TV

Hilo

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KAII-TV

Wailuku

HI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WKBN-TV

Youngstown

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KSNT (TV)

Topeka

KS

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KIMT (TV)

Mason City

IA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WJCL (TV)

Savannah

GA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WALA-TV

Mobile

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WFNA (TV)

Gulf Shores

AL

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KREZ-TV

Durango

CO

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KRQE (TV)

Albuquerque

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KBIM-TV

Roswell

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KASA-TV

Santa Fe

NM

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WLUK-TV

Green Bay

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WCWF(TV)

Suring

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WISH-TV

Indianapolis

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WNDY-TV

Marion

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WANE-TV

Ft. Wayne

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WTHI-TV

Terre Haute

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KBVO (TV)

Llano

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

KXAN-TV

Austin

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WLFI-TV

Lafayette

IN

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WPRI-TV

Providence

RI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WAVY-TV

Portsmouth

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WVBT(TV)

Virginia Beach

VA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WDTN(TV)

Dayton

OH

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WIVB-TV

Buffalo

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WNLO(TV)

Buffalo

NY

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WOOD-TV

Grand Rapids

MI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WOTV (TV)

Battle Creek

MI

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WCTX (TV)

New Haven

CT

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WTNH (TV)

New Haven

CT

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

LIN Broadcasting

Media General

WWLP (TV)

Springfield

MA

Pending

Public Notice -

Media/General-LIN merger. Amendment

5/14/2014

requested by MB.

Beartooth

Communications Co.

Gray Television

KTVH-DT

Helena

MT

Pending

Public Notice -

5/21/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Rocky Mountain

Broadcasting Co.

Gray Television

KMTF

Helena

MT

Pending

Public Notice -

5/23/2014

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Marshall

KPEJ-TV

Odessa

TX

Pending

Public Notice -

6/11/2014

Comcorp/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Comcorp

Marshall

KMSS-TV

Shreveport

LA

Pending

Public Notice -

6/11/2014

Milton Grant/Nexstar/Marshall sidecar

transaction. JSA Waiver Request filed.

Amendment requested by MB.

Milton Grant

Marshall

KLJB

Davenport

IA

Pending

Public Notice-

6/11/2014

KMYA, LLC

Rebel Media

KMYA-DT

Camden

AR

Pending

Public Notice -

6/13/2014

WWAZ License LLC

Caballero Acquisition

WIWN

Fond du Lac

WI

Pending

Public Notice -

6/23/2014

Gormally Broadcasting

Licenses

Meredith Corp.

WGGB-TV

Springfield

MA

Pending

Public Notice -

6/23/2014

Harrisburg Television

Media General

WHTM-TV

Harrisburg

PA

Pending

Public Notice -

7/1/2014

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Pending Transfer Applications

As of: 7.30.14

Assignor/Transferor

Assignee/Transferee

Call Sign

City

ST

App.

Status

Action Date

Notes

Fox Television Stations

KTVU, LLC

WHBQ-TV

Memphis

TN

Pending

Public Notice -

7/8/2014

KTVU, LLC

Fox Television Stations

KTVU

Oakland

CA

Pending

Public Notice -

7/8/2014

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