ACME Communications is a television broadcasting company that owns nine television stations. Eight stations are WB Television Network affiliates. The ninth, part of a duopoly in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a UPN affiliate. ...more on Wikipedia about "ACME Communications"
Banks Broadcasting is a minority-owned broadcasting company which owns two television stations in the western United States. 50% of the company is owned by LIN TV, a large group broadcaster with clusters in the Northeast and Midwest and scattered stations elsewhere. Banks' holdings as of 2006 are as follows. ...more on Wikipedia about "Banks Broadcasting"
Clear Channel Communications is a media company based in the United States of America. Clear Channel, founded in 1972 by Lowry Mays and Red McCombs, wields considerable influence in radio broadcasting, concert promotion and hosting, and fixed advertising in the United States through its subsidiaries. The company owns over 1,200 high-power AM, FM, and shortwave radio stations and more than 30 television stations in the United States, among other media outlets in other countries. The present head of the company is Mark Mays and its headquarters is located in San Antonio, Texas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clear Channel Communications"
The Dispatch Broadcast Group is a media company based in Columbus, Ohio. The group is a division of the Dispatch Printing Company, owner of the Columbus Dispatch, and has been owned by the Wolfe family since 1929. The Dispatch Broadcast Group includes the WBNS television and radio stations in Columbus, the Ohio News Network, and WTHR television in Indianapolis. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dispatch Broadcast Group"
Fisher Communications is a media company in the United States. Based in Seattle, Washington, the company owns a number of radio and television stations in northwestern United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fisher Communications"
Freedom Communications, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, owns 28 daily and 37 weekly newspapers in the US, with a combined daily circulation of more than 1.2 million subscribers. The broadcast division includes eight television stations including five CBS and three ABC network affiliates. ...more on Wikipedia about "Freedom Communications"
Gray Television, Inc. is a communications company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. As of December 2005, the company owned 31 television stations serving 25 television markets. Sixteen of the stations are affiliated with CBS Inc. (CBS), eight are affiliated with National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (NBC) and seven are affiliated with the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). The combined station group had 22 stations ranked number 1 in local news audience and 22 stations ranked number 1 in overall audience within their respective markets based on the results of the average of the Nielsen February, May, July and November 2003 ratings reports. The combined TV station group reached approximately 5.3% of total U.S. TV households. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gray Television" Made by http://www.shortopedia.com. Television_broadcasting_companies_of_the_United_States
H&C Communications is a now defunct corporation that owned a number of television stations throughout the United States. It ceased operations in 1995 with its sale of KPRC-TV, its former flagship television station and the Houston Post. ...more on Wikipedia about "H&C Communications"
Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. is a company in the United States which owns 26 television stations, including 10 NBC affiliates, 13 ABC stations, 2 CBS affiliates, and 1 WB affiliate. The company also manages three additional television stations, 1 ABC station owned by The Hearst Corporation, 1 UPN affiliate, and 1 WB affiliate. The company also manages two radio stations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hearst-Argyle"
Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation is a broadcasting company based in St. Paul, Minnesota that was started by Stanley E. Hubbard. The corporation has broadcast outlets scattered across Minnesota, Iowa, New York, and New Mexico, though the flagships are the KSTP radio and television stations serving the Twin Cities region of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation"
K-SIX Television is the name of a now defunct communications company based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Its assets were sold in 2002 to Eagle Creek Broadcasting and the company was renamed Eagle Creek Broadcasting of Texas. ...more on Wikipedia about "K-Six Television"
Landmark Communications is a privately-held media company headquarterd in Norfolk, Virginia and specializing in cable television, broadcast television, print publishing, and internet publishing. In addition to publishing, it has subsidiaries in what Landmark characterizes as "emerging businesses" that including database marketing, career education and trade shows. ...more on Wikipedia about "Landmark Communications"
Meredith Corporation is based in Des Moines, Iowa. The company has two divisions, publishing and broadcasting. ...more on Wikipedia about "Meredith Corporation"
Metropolitan Broadcasting Company was owned by DuMont Laboratories, who originally founded Metropolitan as the DuMont Television Network but decided to change its name in 1955 in the hopes of generating new viewers. Paramount Pictures was a part owner of DuMont Laboratories and persuaded Dr. Allen B. DuMont to allow them to take over the management of the DuMont Network under the new name. The new management lost even more money in this relatively new broadcast medium ( television) and shareholders began unloading their stock in the separately run network. ...more on Wikipedia about "Metropolitan Broadcasting Company"
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New World Communications was a major television production company and television station owner in the United States from the late 1980s to the mid- 1990s. News Corporation became a major investor in 1994 and purchased the company outright in 1997; the alliance with NewsCorp helped to cement the Fox network as the fourth major U.S. television network. Although effectively defunct, it continues to exist as a holding company within the complex NewsCorp corporate structure. ...more on Wikipedia about "New World Communications"
Quincy Newspapers, Inc. (QNI) is a family-owned media company that originated in the newspapers of Quincy, Illinois. The company's history can be traced back to 1835, when the Bounty Land Register was one of only four newspapers in all of Illinois. Over the next century, a number of mergers followed. In 1935, the Quincy Herald-Whig emerged, and it still operates under that name today. The company moved into radio in 1947 and began television broadcasts in 1953. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quincy Newspapers"
The Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) is the operator of the largest number of local television stations in the United States, with a total of 59 stations across the country in 38 (mostly) small and medium markets. Broadcasts by SBG stations can be received by 24 percent of American households. The company is based in Hunt Valley, Maryland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sinclair Broadcast Group"
Storer Broadcasting, Inc. is a former owner of television and radio stations in the United States. It was incorporated in Ohio in 1927, and sold its broadcasting properties in 1983. ...more on Wikipedia about "Storer Broadcasting"
The KHQ Television Group is a Spokane, Washington-based television broadcasting group. They own three NBC affiliates: ...more on Wikipedia about "The KHQ Television Group"
The Morgan Murphy/Evening Post Broadcasting Group is a television, radio and newspaper chain based out of Madison, Wisconsin. It is named for publisher Morgan Murphy, who expanded the business after he took over from his grandfather, who founded the Superior Evening Telegram . Their major properties include: ...more on Wikipedia about "The Morgan Murphy/Evening Post Broadcasting Group"
Young Broadcasting is an American holding company that operates 13 television stations. Though the company is publically held, it is the outgrowth of the ad representation/invest firm Adam Young, Inc. which was founded in 1944 by Adam Young and is currently run part by his son Vince. Young Broadcasting entered station ownership in 1986 and in 1999 set the record for the purchase of a single station with their purchase of KRON in San Francisco, California for $820 million from Chronicle Broadcasting. ...more on Wikipedia about "Young Broadcasting"
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