New York, NY and Baltimore, MD – December 21, 2020 – Fox Broadcasting Company LLC, a subsidiary of Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX) (“FOX”), and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (“Sinclair”), today announced a multi-year agreement that renews FOX network affiliations for stations in 25 markets which reach approximately 11% of U.S. television households.
Barry Faber, President, Distribution & Network Relations for Sinclair, said: “We are pleased that we have reached agreements with FOX to continue our long-standing relationship. These renewals reflect the mutually beneficial network-affiliate model, which integrates the network’s primetime and sports programming with our stations’ local news and syndicated content.”
Mike Biard, President, Operations and Distribution for FOX, added: “This new agreement extends our valued relationship with Sinclair and ensures that millions of consumers will continue to enjoy FOX’s leading sports and entertainment content from the #1 broadcast network of the television season.”
About Fox Corporation
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News Media, FOX Sports, FOX Entertainment and FOX Television Stations. These brands hold cultural significance with consumers and commercial importance for distributors and advertisers. The breadth and depth of our footprint allows us to deliver content that engages and informs audiences, develop deeper consumer relationships and create more compelling product offerings. FOX maintains an impressive track record of news, sports, and entertainment industry success that shapes our strategy to capitalize on existing strengths and invest in new initiatives. For more information about Fox Corporation, please visit www.FoxCorporation.com.
About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Sinclair is a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 23 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 190 television stations in 88 markets; is a leading local news provider in the country; owns multiple national networks; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.