Sinclair Broadcast and DirecTV Reach Agreement Regarding Retrans

       Sinclair Broadcast and DirecTV Reach Agreement Regarding Retrans

PR Newswire

BALTIMORE, Feb. 28, 2013

BALTIMORE, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SBGI), the "Company" or "Sinclair," is pleased to announce that it
has reached agreement with DirecTV on a new retransmission consent agreement
and has entered into a short-term extension of its existing agreement in order
to allow the parties to enter into a formal agreement. As a result, DirecTV
will continue to carry all of our stations. We thank our viewers for their
patience and support during these negotiations.

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About Sinclair:
Pro forma for pending transactions, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the
largest and one of the most diversified, independent television broadcasting
companies, owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to112
television stations in61 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches
approximately 29.8% of U.S. television households and is affiliated with all
major networks. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of
Company information and can be accessed at

SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Contact: Barry Faber, EVP & General Counsel, Sinclair, +1-410-568-1500
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