Media General-Nexstar Talks Should Sink Deal, Group Says

Law360, New York (December 7, 2016, 6:44 PM EST) -- The American Cable Association is continuing to press the Federal Communications Commission to deny Media General Corp. and Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. a waiver to complete their $4.6 billion merger before the broadcast incentive auction ends, warning in an ex parte filing Tuesday of undisclosed retransmission consent negotiations.

Nexstar disclosed its ongoing negotiations with multichannel video programming distributors to investors but does not appear to have told the FCC about those talks, the trade group said, reiterating warnings it also made in a Friday meeting with...
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