Advanced Television


Sinclair distribution deal with Hulu

Sinclair, the US broadcaster, has announced a distribution agreement with Hulu to add carriage of Tennis Channel, T2, Comet and CHARGE! to Hulu + Live TV. Tennis Channel, the television-based multiplatform destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle and T2, Tennis Channel’s first free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, are scheduled to debut […]

July 19, 2023

Sinclair production partnership with Avid, Sony and Marquis

Sinclair is deploying innovative cloud-based news and content gathering and production workflows by combining technologies from Avid, Sony and Marquis Broadcast. This new approach leverages 5G networks to reduce connectivity costs while enriching the flow of news metadata to accelerate the speed of its news operations. Ernie Ensign, AVP News Technology & Operations, Sinclair, explained: […]

April 13, 2023

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

NextGen in-vehicle demo success

Media company Sinclair Broadcast Group has confirmed the successful completion of a live, in-vehicle, demonstration of the practical application of NextGen Broadcast (ATSC 3.0) automotive services. The demonstration was a shared effort between Sinclair/ONE Media 3.0, automotive parts and services company Hyundai Mobis and CAST.ERA, a joint venture between Sinclair and Korean mobile operator SK […]

January 4, 2023By Colin Mann

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

TV manufacturers & Digital media providers explore role of HDR in delivering next-generation experiences

Broadcasters, streaming service providers, and Smart TV manufacturers alike are re-positioning themselves to address evolving customer expectations in North America for higher quality video experiences. A broader discussion surrounding viewing standards has emerged to integrate emerging technologies, improve ease of customer use, and ensure compatibility and interoperability with new and legacy services. These were among […]

December 13, 2021

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

Sinclair TV goes ATSC 3.0 in Vegas

Sinclair Broadcast Group, a long-term fan of and supporter of ‘next generation’ TV transmission, is adopting commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 for its Las Vegas TV station, and using High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology with help from Technicolor. HDR bridges the gap between HDR and Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) by applying a single-layer distribution solution […]

June 8, 2020By Chris Forrester