Commission Approves Marshall’s Mission Exit From TV Ownership


On March 30, Pluria Marshall Jr. signed off on a deal that would transfer control of three stations he acquired from Nexstar Media Group in June 2014. It was a transaction fueled by a fight against Nexstar, followed by Marshall Broadcasting Group’s December 2019 bankruptcy filing.

The buyer raised eyebrows, and led to opposition from three groups seeking to prevent the sale from happening.

The FCC has rejected those arguments, paving the way for the deal’s closing.

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