D.C. Federal Appeals Court Gives OK To ‘UHF Discount’


In a ruling made Thursday (6/15) by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the FCC may move forward with its return of the so-called “UHF discount” — setting the stage for what could be a flurry of deals akin to Sinclair Broadcast Group‘s announced acquisition of Tribune Media.

Without the return of the UHF discount, the Sinclair-Tribune deal and others like it would have likely been scuttled.

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