Meredith Media General Merger Would Have Smaller Footprint

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A Meredith – Media General would still build influence as a strong CBS affiliate, however, this combination would not build the same influence among networks as a Nexstar – Media General combo.

Broadcast management– Company that either owns the television station (all media types) or manages the TV station for another owner. Across Platforms also records ownership at the time of a purchase agreement or JSA/LMA agreement and not when the FCC approves of the transaction

Meredith Media General Ranked 7th Largest Group By Total Homes Reached

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Meredith Media General will be the seventh largest commercial broadcast TV group before divesting of the six TV stations.

Duplicated Households for TV Stations- Households are counted multiple times for a TV station depending on how many networks are carried on that station.

Unduplicated Households- The households in the market are counted once even if the network is broadcast on TV stations reaching different sections of large markets or the TV station has multiple channels broadcasting in a market.

Media General Added Four COZI TV Affiliates In May

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During the month of May 2015 Media General launched COZI TV in Grand Rapids, Albuquerque-Santa Fe, Austin, and Tampa-St. Petersburg.

Unduplicated Households- The households in the market are counted once even if the network is broadcast on TV stations reaching different sections of large markets or the TV station has multiple channels broadcasting in a market.

ION Media Networks Broadcasts 280 Subchannels

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Sometime in 2013, Ion Media Networks inked a deal with Liberty Media to bring the QVC network to most of its Ion Television O&O stations throughout the country on digital subchannel X.5. (from Wikipedia)

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