Broadcast TV

FCC Commences 2018 Quadrennial Review of Media Ownership Rules

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking commencing the 2018 Quadrennial Review of the Commission’s media ownership rules.

FCC Releases Draft Appendices to Communications Marketplace Report

The Federal Communications Commission released a draft of the appendices to the Communications Marketplace Report.

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:00

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Witnesses

Mr. Curtis LeGeyt 
Executive Vice President, Government Relations, National Association of Broadcasters

Mr. Tim Donovan 

Senior Vice President, Legislative Affairs, Competitive Carriers Association

Mr. Jeff Cohen 
Chief Counsel, APCO International

Mr. Bohdan Zachary 

General Manager, Milwaukee Public Broadcast Station

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Nexstar Reaches Deal to Buy Tribune Media for $4.1 Billion

Apparently, Nexstar Media Group has reached an agreement in principle to buy Tribune Media Co. for about $4.1 billion. The acquisition would add Tribune Media’s 42 stations in major markets to Nexstar’s portfolio of about 175 TV stations in cities

ACA Files Petition Seeking Early Renewal Of Sinclair Television Licenses

The American Cable Association filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission requesting that the agency require Sinclair Broad

DOJ Requires Sinclair and 5 Other Broadcast TV Companies to Terminate and Refrain from Unlawful Sharing of Competitively Sensitive Information

The Department of Justice announced that it has reached a settlement with six broadcast television companies — Sinclair, Raycom Media, Tribune Media Company, Meredith Corporation, Griffin Communications, and Dreamcatcher Broadcasting — to resolve

Sinclair Settles with Justice Department Over Sharing Ad-Sales Information

Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to a settlement with the Justice Department over the sharing of information between television-station owners that raised antitrust concerns. Sinclair said (there's been no announcement from the Department of Ju

FCC's O'Rielly Warns That Children's TV Rules Could Go Away

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly suggested the agency's children's video rules might be unconstitutional.

Child Advocates to FCC: Rules Were Not Made to Be Broken

A coalition of organizations told the Federal Communications Commission that the FCC should retain its children's programming rules. The Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Common Sense Kids Action, Color of Cha

PTC: FCC Yet to Address Fundamental KidVid Questions

The Parents Television Council says the Federal Communications Commission needs to answer some fundamental questions before it decides to make any "material" changes to its children's TV rules, which would mean voting on an order stemming from the