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ElectricNOW collaborates with Comet Network to air 51st Saturn Awards

ElectricNOW, Electric Entertainment’s premium OTT app and FAST channel, and Comet, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s free television network for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror, have collaborated to televise the 51st Annual Saturn Awards which took place on February 4th. The collaboration comes after the extremely successful live stream of the awards show on ElectricNOW. The […]

February 29, 2024

SKT Next Gen broadcast solution for US market

Korean telco SK Telecom is to enter the US market by providing a next-generation broadcast solution built with mobile edge computing (MEC) technology to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company and a leading provider of local news and sports in the US. MEC is a technology that provides cloud capabilities at the edge of […]

April 19, 2023By Colin Mann

Sinclair distribution deal with YouTube TV

Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced a distribution agreement with YouTube TV to add carriage of Tennis Channel, T2, CHARGE! and TBD to YouTube TV’s service offering in the US. The agreement also extends YouTube TV’s existing carriage of Sinclair’s CBS and MyNetworkTV affiliated television broadcast stations.  Tennis Channel, the multiplatform destination dedicated to both the […]

April 12, 2023

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s multicast networks continue to grow

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s free over-the-air, multicast television networks COMET,  CHARGE!, and TBD continue their 2022 distribution momentum of growth and expansion into 2023 with the addition of new and upgraded local broadcast affiliates and  linear carriage. The changes will increase nationwide coverage by 2.4 million TV households by the end of Q2 2023. This coverage brings the total new coverage since the […]

February 6, 2023

Bally Sports+ to launch on Sept 26

Diamond Sports Group, a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, has announced its direct-to-consumer streaming service, Bally Sports+, will officially launch across all 19 Bally Sports regional sports network brands (RSNs) on September 26. “Today is a significant step for the RSN industry as we offer local sports fans across our Bally Sports footprint a new […]

August 17, 2022

Sinclair strikes NextGen Korean deals

Sinclair Broadcast Group has entered into agreements with two leading Korean Broadcast networks, Korean Broadcast System (KBS), and Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) to collaborate on the development and implementation of NextGen Broadcast (ATSC 3.0) business models and technology in both Korea and the United States. The collaboration includes the development of NextGen Broadcast television technology […]

August 2, 2022

AEW acquires Ring of Honor

AEW (All Elite Wrestling) CEO Tony Khan has announced a deal to acquire the assets of Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment from Sinclair Broadcast Group, including the promotion’s video library (dating back to 2002), brand assets, intellectual property, production equipment and more. Ring of Honor is known widely as the independent promotion that birthed some […]

March 3, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Tennis Channel serves up UK

US Sinclair Broadcasting’s The Tennis Channel International has launched in the UK market joining services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Greece. The 24-hour streamed channel will feature original Tennis Channel series, documentaries, features, instruction, highlights and select matches on-demand. Tennis Channel International will also cover live competition from British events, starting with the UK Pro […]

August 20, 2021

Technicolor boosts Baltimore NEXTGEN TV

High dynamic range technology provider Advanced HDR by Technicolor is to continue to provide its HDR technology to Sinclair Broadcast Group operated stations, with WNUV the CW Baltimore the latest station to incorporate ATSC 3.0-powered NEXTGEN TV capabilities featuring Advanced . WNUV is the 16th Sinclair operated station to deploy commercially Advanced HDR by Technicolor, […]

June 29, 2021

LTN Global plays key role in Next Gen TV market deployments

LTN Global, the industry player in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions has announced that its transport service is being used for the first commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 in the United States in Las Vegas. Following the successful launch on May 26, LTN Global has also become the preferred transport network partner […]

June 29, 2020