Stations Score Retrans Fees

Farrell, Mike
March 2010
Multichannel News;3/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p32
The article focuses on the increase in the retransmission-consent revenue of broadcast-television (TV) station groups in 2009. It says that Gray Television Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia earned a 414% increase in retransmission-consent revenue from three million dollars in 2008 to 15.6 million dollars in 2009. Wells Fargo broadcasting and cable analyst Marci Ryvicker estimates that Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. gained a retransmission revenue of about 100.7 million dollars for 2009.


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