Sinclair Television Group (Sinclair) and Allbritton Communications Co. (Allbritton) have filed applications seeking Commission approval for the transfer of control of Allbritton's eight full power television stations to Sinclair: WCFT - Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Birmingham DMA); WJSU - Anniston, Alabama (Birmingham DMA); WCIV - Charleston, South Carolina; KATV - Little Rock, Arkansas; KTUL - Tulsa, Oklahoma; WJLA - Washington, DC; WHTM - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and WSET - Lynchburg, Virginia. In addition, to comply with the Commission's local television ownership rule, Sinclair has filed applications seeking approval for the assignment to Deerfield Media entities, which are ultimately controlled by Stephen Mumblow, of three broadcast television licenses, WTTO - Homewood, Alabama (Birmingham DMA); WABM - Birmingham, Alabama; and WHP - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and to a subsidiary of Howard Stirk Holdings, LLC, which is wholly owned by Armstrong Williams, of one broadcast television licenses, WMMP - Charleston, South Carolina. Sinclair expects to provide sales and other non-programming support services to each of these stations pursuant to option, shared services and joint sales agreements.
Day 327 - July 24, 2014
Orders, Public Notices...
July 24, 2014 - MO&O
Memorandum Opinion and Order Granting Transfer of Control with Conditions
January 15, 2014 - Letter
Reply to December 11, 2013 Letter of Sinclair Broadcasting, Inc.
December 6, 2013 - Letter
Request for Information
August 14, 2013 - Public Notice
Applications Accepted for Filing; Pleading Cycle Set
Letter, filed by Sinclair
- Descriptions of Transactions
- Lead Applications
- Deerfield Media and Howard Stirk - Sinclair
- Birmingham Voices Charts
- Birmingham Nielsen Ratings Charts
- Sinclair-Allbritton Purchase Agreement
- Deerfield Media - Sinclair Asset Purchase Agreement
- Howard Stirk Holdings - Sinclair Asset Purchase Agreement
- Option Agreement
- Option Asset Purchase Agreement
- Shared Services Agreement
- Joint Sales Agreement
Day 0 was on: 8/14/13
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- Peter Saharko, Video Division, Media Bureau: (202) 418-1856
- David Brown, Media Bureau: (202) 418-1645
- Janice Wise, Media Bureau (press inquiries): (202) 418-8165
This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530.