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Morning Media Newsfeed: FNC Wins Election Night | CBS Launches Digital News Service - Posted November 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: FNC Wins Election Night | CBS Launches Digital News Service - Posted November 6, 2014
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Gray Television Renews with NBC - Posted November 5, 2014
Gray Television says it has reached an agreement in principle with NBC to renew all of the station group's network affiliates. The agreement covers 24 stations in 21 markets across the US. The terms of the deal were not revealed. "Today is another historic day for Gray Television because we proudly announce the... [TVSpy]

Gray TV in Labor Dispute with Employees of North Dakota Station - Posted September 17, 2014
Three former employees of Gray Television's newly purchased Bismarck, N.D. FOX affiliate KNDX are at odds with the station group over why they are now without jobs. ... [TVSpy]

Gray Moves NBC Affiliation to One Nebraska Station, Shuts Down the Other - Posted June 13, 2014
Gray Television has transferred its Lincoln, NE, NBC affiliation from newly purchased KHAS in Hastings, NE, to ... [TVSpy]

Gray Paying Cash for South Dakota Station - Posted December 19, 2013
Gray Television has announced an agreement to buy KEVN, the Rapid City, SD, FOX affiliate, from Mission TV, LLC for $7.75 million in cash. "While the decision to sell is a dif... [TVSpy]

Gray Television and Excalibur Broadcasting to Acquire 15 Stations For $335M - Posted November 20, 2013
Gray Television and Excalibur Broadcasting have agreed to acquire 15 stations from Hoak Media and Parker Broadcasting for $335 million. The 20 stations that Gray and Excalibur will acquire from Hoak and Parker are KSFY, KABY and KPRY in Sioux Falls, S.D.; KVLY and KXJB in Fargo, N.D.; KNOE and KAQY in... [TVSpy]

Q3 Earnings: Gray Revenue Down 14% - Posted November 7, 2013
Gray Television reported $88.3 million in revenue for the third quarter of 2013, a -14% drop compared to the year-ago quarter. The station group attributed the decline to the lack of Olympic advertising revenue and political revenue. Local advertising revenue, internet advertising revenue and retransmission revenue were all up compare... [TVSpy]

Gray Buys Laredo Station Monday, Announces Launch of Digital ABC Affiliate Today - Posted November 6, 2013
ABC has announced an affiliation agreement with Gray Television for the station group's newly purchased Laredo, TX, station KGNS. The new digital ABC affiliate is targeted for launch in February 2014 and will air the full ABC schedule including "Good Morning America, "World News Tonig... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Unveils New Branding - Posted October 16, 2013
Gray Television, owner of local TV stations in 31 markets across the country, has unveiled a new logo and revamped website. The station group has a new video (above) featuring Gray president and CEO Hilton Howell talking about the company's growth and the reasons behind the upd... [TVSpy]

After Losing Belo to Gannett, Sinclair Reportedly Eyeing Gray, LIN and Raycom - Posted October 10, 2013
Bloomberg News reports Sinclair Broadcast Group is weighing more acquisitions after attempting to "steal Belo Corp. from the clutches of Gannett Co." Gray Television, LIN Media and Raycom Media... [TVSpy]

Q2 Earnings: Gray TV Revenue Down 11% - Posted August 8, 2013
Gray Television reported $84.3 million in total revenue during the second quarter of 2013, a decline of 11% compared to the year-ago quarter. Local and national advertising revenue both increased 5% compared to the year-ago quarter. Internet advertising revenue was down, as was political advertising, which fell 94% ... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Streamlines Management Team - Posted July 10, 2013
Gray Television has announced a streamlined management team that eliminates the positions of COO and regional vice president and creates a team of five who will report to Gray's... [TVSpy]

Gray Television President Bob Prather Resigns - Posted June 24, 2013
Bob Prather has resigned from his post as president and chief operating officer of Gray Television. "I want to thank Bob Prather for his service to the Company. As we continue to move ahead, I am looking forward to continuin... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Adds Internet Streaming Platform to All Stations - Posted May 15, 2013
Gray Television has announced it will add the Syncbak internet TV platform to all of its 41 TV stations. "Gray Television was one of the very first broadcasters to ... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Revenue Down 3% in Q1 - Posted May 2, 2013
Gray Television total revenue was $2.5 million in the first quarter of 2013, a 3% decrease from the year-ago quarter. The decline was "due to the expected decreases in political advertising and consulting revenue, offset, in part, by increased retransmission consent revenue and local and national advertising revenue," a... [TVSpy]

Gray TV Revenue Rises 50% in Q4 - Posted February 22, 2013
Gray Television reported revenue of $126.6 million in 2012, an increase of +50% than the year ago quarter. It was a record for the company's fourth quarter earnings. The company reported an increase in retransmission consent revenue and Internet advertising revenue and a decrease in local and national advertising re... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Reports 34% Increase in Q3 Revenue - Posted November 1, 2012
Gray Television reported record revenue of $102.9 million for the third quarter of 2012, a +34% increase compared to the same time period in 2011. The company attributed the gain to increased political advertising, the Summer Olympics and retransmission consent. Gray said their 10 NBC affiliates, which bro... [TVSpy]

Gray Names New GMs in Lexington and Greenville: Mossman to WKYT, Gentner Promoted at WITN - Posted October 16, 2012
After five years as general manager of WITN in Greenville, Chris Mossman will move within Gray Television to take over as GM of ... [TVSpy]

Panama City Gets Its Own CBS Affiliate Today - Posted September 24, 2012
Television viewers in Panama City, FL can now get their favorite CBS shows with a local feel. WECP, the market's first CBS affiliate since the 1960s, takes to the airwaves today. While the station's Facebook page has been keeping residents updated on... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Scores Revenue Record - Posted August 3, 2012
Gray Television, which currently owns and operates stations in 30 markets, today announced record revenue for the second quarter of 2012. Gray stations brought in $94.7 million ... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Signs CBS Affiliation Agreements for Three Stations - Posted July 17, 2012
Gray Television, the owner of more CBS-affiliates than any other group operator, announced today that is has signed affiliation agreements with CBS for three of its stations: WECP in Panama City, FL; WSVF in Harrisonburg, VA; and WIYE in Parkersburg, WV. "We welcome this exciting opportunity to expand our lon... [TVSpy]

As Wildfire Rages, Colorado Springs Station Delivers Days of Nonstop Breaking News - Posted June 27, 2012
As a massive wildfire extended its reach in Colorado Springs over the weekend, KKTV, the market's CBS-affiliate, began providing nonstop coverage of the natural disaster. And the station hasn't stopped. So far, as of this posting, KKTV, which is ow... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Up 16% in First Quarter - Posted May 2, 2012
Gray Television brought in $80.7 million for the first quarter of 2012, a 16% increase over the company's total revenue from the same period last year. The Q1 increase was driven by increases in retrans revenue and political advertising at the 36 stations Gray operates. "A significant portion of our retrans... [TVSpy]

Study Says Online Ad Revenue Strong for Local TV - Posted April 4, 2012
According to a new study from Borrell Associates, local television stations racked up $1.97 billion in online ad revenue in 2011, a 41 percent increase over the previous year. The study predicts an even better 2012. Broadcasting & Cable ... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Reports Revenue Drop in 'Off Year' - Posted February 24, 2012
Gray Television, which currently operates 36 stations across the country, today reported a significant decrease in fourth quarter revenue, calling 2011 an "off year." Lik... [TVSpy]

Susan Ramsett Named KOLN-KGIN News Director - Posted May 31, 2011
Susan Ramsett has been named news director of Gray Television's KOLN-KGIN in Lincoln. Since 2007, Ramsett has served as news director and anchor for Gray's ... [TVSpy]

Gray Television Revenue Down 1% in First Quarter - Posted May 9, 2011
Gray Television, which currently operates 36 stations serving 30 markets across the country and oversees seven stations owned by bankrupt Young Broadcasting, sustained a 1% dip in revenue for the first quarter... [TVSpy]

Gray's WSAW Becomes First Station in North Central Wisconsin to Broadcast in HD - Posted April 5, 2011
This week WSAW, a Gray Television-owned CBS-affiliate, became the first station in north central Wisconsin to broadcast its local newscasts in HD. "It's the same thing that all of the big guys have," WSAW chief engineer Chad Myers... [TVSpy]

With Increase in Political Ads and Money from Young Stations, Gray Television Enjoys Record Revenue - Posted March 1, 2011
Gray Television, which currently operates 36 stations serving 30 markets, announced today that its revenue for the fourth quarter of... [TVSpy]