CHICAGO, IL – September 19, 2023 – NewsNation, the fastest-growing network in cable news, today announced that they have re-signed Dan Abrams to a new multi-year deal where he will continue as host of the primetime program Dan Abrams Live (weeknights, 9 p.m. ET). In making the announcement, Sean Compton, President of Nexstar Networks said, […]
EL SEGUNDO, CA and IRVING, TX (Sept. 18, 2023)—DIRECTV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) have officially reached a comprehensive new multi-year distribution agreement covering 176 Nexstar-owned local television stations and the company’s national cable news network, NewsNation. This follows the return of the television stations and NewsNation to DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse […]
El Segundo, CA and Irving, TX, Sept. 17, 2023 – DIRECTV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), this morning issued the below joint statement: “In recognition and appreciation of the continued patience of DIRECTV customers and Nexstar viewers, the companies have agreed to temporarily return the signals of the Nexstar-owned television stations and national […]
Media Executive with 20+ Years of Broadcast Television Experience Will Oversee KTXL-TV and FOX40.com SACRAMENTO, CA and IRVING, TX (September 14, 2023) –Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), today announced the appointment of Cathy Gunther as Vice President and General Manager of its broadcasting and digital operations in Sacramento, CA (DMA #20), including KTXL-TV (FOX), […]
“The CW systematically stripped away its superhero dramas and teen-centric soaps during the 2022-23 television season, taking the foundation of its primetime programming slate down to the studs. Now comes the reveal of a renovation that leans heavily on niche sports, noisy unscripted series, procedural dramas and broad-skewing comedies.” Click here to continue reading via […]
“The most aggressive broadcaster in regards to M&A, Nexstar Media Group, has stuck its name in the hat for the eight ABC owned-and-operated stations, should The Walt Disney Co. make good on hints made over the summer and put them up for sale. “Tom Carter, a longtime Nexstar executive now serving as a senior adviser […]
“Tom Carter, a longtime former Nexstar exec who is now a senior advisor to the CEO and board of directors, says the company could acquire Disney’s local ABC TV stations with “little friction” if they become available.” Click here to continue reading via Deadline.
“Nexstar Media Group senior advisor Tom Carter suggested that the company would be open to buying Disney’s ABC television stations if they were to be put up for sale.” Click here to continue reading via The Wrap.
Irving, TX and Chicago, IL (September 12, 2023) – The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and WGN-TV, the Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving Chicago, IL, and the surrounding area, today announced that the Foundation will donate $5,000 to the United Negro College Fund Inc. (UNCF). The donation was made live on the WGN-TV Midday newscast […]
CHICAGO, IL – September 12, 2023 – NewsNation, the fastest-growing network in cable news, today announced that Connell McShane will join the network as host of the afternoon weekday program NewsNation Now from 3-5 p.m. ET, beginning Monday, September 25th. The show will broadcast from the new state-of-the-art studios in New York City with additional […]