Friday Headlines — 8/9/13

Hilton Howell: Gray Is A Buyer, Not A Seller
Count Gray Television among broadcast industry consolidators, Hilton Howell told analysts and investors today. Howell, chairman-CEO-president, said Gray is actively considering acquisitions that are accretive and de-levering. [TVNEWSCHECK]

Sinclair Broadcast Group Closes On Fisher Communications Acquisition
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. has closed on the acquisition of Fisher Communications, Inc. for $373.3 million ($41/share). [ALL ACCESS]

Talks Resume Between CBS and Time Warner Cable
CBS and Time Warner Cable have resumed talks on a new carriage agreement as a blackout of CBS programming to about 3 million cable subscribers continues, the companies confirmed. [BROADCASTING & CABLE]

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