ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (" Gray," "we," "us" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced that on December 9, 2011 it completed the repurchase of an additional 68.73 shares of its Series D perpetual preferred stock in a series of private transactions. These shares were repurchased at their liquidation value of $100,000 per share, plus accrued dividends of $3.6 million. The total cost of this transaction of $10.4 million was funded from a combination of cash balances on hand and borrowings under our revolving credit facility. After giving effect to this transaction, 259.22 shares of our Series D perpetual preferred stock remain outstanding. Gray Television, Inc. Gray Television, Inc. is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Gray currently operates 36 television stations serving 30 markets. We broadcast a primary channel from each of our stations and also operate at least one digital second channel from the majority of our stations. Each of our primary channels are affiliated with either CBS (17 channels), NBC (10 channels), ABC (8 channels) or FOX (1 channel). In addition, we currently operate 40 digital second channels that are affiliated with either ABC (1 channel), FOX (4 channels), CW (8 channels), MyNetworkTV (18 channels), Universal Sports Network (1 channels) and The Country Network (1 channel) or are operated as local news/weather channels (7 channels). Web site: www.gray.tv
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