Nexstar Fires Back at Comcast ‘PIX Blast With Court Fight


The nation’s No. 1 owner of broadcast TV stations has responded to a Petition for Declaratory Ruling submitted to the FCC on July 1 by Comcast that argues the company is in violation of the national broadcast cap for what it believes is its de facto control of WPIX-11 in New York.

Nexstar Media Group didn’t offer a retort in a Commission filing, however. Instead, it has filed a complaint in New York State Court that the companies believes goes straight to the heart of the real issue at hand: retransmission consent agreements.

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