Nexstar Media Group

Nextstar completes US$7.2bn Tribune deal creating biggest US broadcaster

US Broadcaster Nexstar Media has completed the US$7.2 billion (€6.5 billion) acquisition of Tribune Media.  The deal, which will create a company with 197 full power, owned or serviced TV stations in 115 markets will reach 39% of US households. It will make the new-look Nexstar the biggest broadcaster in the country.  By acquiring Tribune, […]

Marshall Broadcasting Group files FCC complaint against Nexstar

Marshall Broadcasting Group (MBG) has filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission against broadcast giant Nexstar Broadcasting (Nexstar). MBG claims that Nexstar carried out a “calculated conspiracy” to dupe government officials, sabotage Marshall’s operations and circumvent federal guidelines governing the business relationship between the two companies. The complaint, filed on June 12, says that […]

Nexstar Digital launches TViQ audience solution

Digital media solutions provider Nexstar Digital (NXD) has announced the official launch of its proprietary TViQ audience solution. The platform is designed to give advertisers the ability to leverage local broadcast audience data to “reach their ideal viewers at scale across all forms of digital video advertising”. Available exclusively through NXD’s Platform group – previously […]

US broadcasters commit to ATSC 3.0 launch in 2020

A powerful group of US broadcasters, representing stations owned by the likes of Fox, NBC and Telemundo, have come together to support the introduction of ATSC 3.0 from 2020. The US next-generation broadcast TV standard, which is similar to HbbTV developments in Europe, is designed to enhance over-the-air services for viewers while bringing together broadcast […]