This Market Is The Biggest For TV Owner Retrans Fee Profit


With the battle between MVPDs and broadcast TV companies as heated as ever going into the all-important Q4 negotiating period for 2018 retransmission fee agreements, local advertising and media research firmĀ BIA/Kelsey today placed a microscope on the DMAs where retransmission fees account for more than half of over-the-air revenue.

Six markets stick out, with one market’s TV stations reporting that some 63.5% of its revenues are tied to retrans fees.

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