Cedar Rapids Market Has Most News Programming In Iowa

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Gray Television, Quincy Newspapers, and Sinclair Broadcast Group all run news operations in Cedar Rapids. Perhaps this level of competition has resulted in almost 180 news airings (slots) per week in the market.

Airing: One count of one unique show airing on a TV station or network. Can be counted multiple times for repeats and also airing on related subchannels. Airings can be counted for program genre as well as unique show names.

Gray Television Picks Up Three NBC Affiliates During Q3

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Third quarter 2015 seems to be a watershed period for the business of buying and selling television stations. Gray Television, across the affiliate spectrum, has been buying stations and picking up affiliate agreements through the year. However, Gray Television emerges the big buyer of NBC affiliates in third quarter with mid to small market properties located in Springfield MO, Augusta GA, and Anchorage AK.

Total TV Stations – total television stations contained within that measurement capture in the report.

NBC Carried On 19 Full Power Subchannels

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NBCUniversal’s WKAQ-TV 2 in Puetro Rico broadcasts NBC on the subchannel while on the primary channel is Telemundo. The NBC subchannel broadcasts a duplicate of WNBC New York.

Duplicated Households For Markets- In some instances a network is carried on two stations in a market. The households in the market are counted twice if the network is broadcast on TV stations reaching different sections of large markets. In most cases the network will appear on a cable system on just one channel position, however, households for a TV station are calculated by the total households contained in the market and not just a small section of the total market. In addition, households are counted multiple times for a TV station depending on how many networks are carried on that station.

NBC Owned Stations Not One Of Gannett’s Top 10 Competitors

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Gannett TV stations are strategically placed out of reach of CBS Television, NBC Owned Stations, and ABC Owned Stations. There is overlap with FOX Television Stations, however, Gannett has only two small market FOX affiliates (KXVA-TV 15 Abilene TX and KIDY-TV 6 San Angelo TX)

Group Overlap– When two broadcast ownership groups are compared to determine the TV market overlap of one group or the other. All channels, and subchannels, are counted for total duplicated households since competition is measured across total channels. Typically for editorial reasons educational, religious, LPTV-no cable, and other groups may be hidden from results.

NBC Owned Stations Not One Of Gannett’s Top 10 Competitors

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Gannett TV stations are strategically placed out of reach of CBS Television, NBC Owned Stations, and ABC Owned Stations. There is overlap with FOX Television Stations, however, Gannett has only two small market FOX affiliates (KXVA-TV 15 Abilene TX and KIDY-TV 6 San Angelo TX)

Group Overlap– When two broadcast ownership groups are compared to determine the TV market overlap of one group or the other. All channels, and subchannels, are counted for total duplicated households since competition is measured across total channels. Typically for editorial reasons educational, religious, LPTV-no cable, and other groups may be hidden from results.

NBC Owned Stations Census Snapshot

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Age– Census Bureau programs define age as the length of time in completed years that a person has lived. For the most recent decennial census, age was the length of time in completed years that a person had lived as of Census Day–April 1, 2010. The Census Bureau’s national surveys compute age as of the interview date.