Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, will report its third-quarter 2014 results on Thursday, November 6, 2014, before the market opens. The company will not host a conference call. The Department of Justice announced its approval for Media General's proposed merger with LIN Media LLC on Thursday, October 30, 2014. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Federal Communications Commission and certain third-party consents. Media General expects the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2014. About Media General Media General, Inc. is a leading local television broadcasting and digital media company, providing top-rated news, information and entertainment in strong markets across the U.S. The company owns or operates 32 network-affiliated broadcast television stations and their associated digital media and mobile platforms, in 29 markets. These stations reach 17.2 million or nearly 15% of U.S. TV homes. Seventeen of the 32 stations are located in the top 75 designated market areas. Media General first entered the local television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA in Tampa, Florida, as an NBC affiliate. The company subsequently expanded its station portfolio through acquisition. In November 2013, Media General and Young Broadcasting merged, combining Media General's 18 stations and Young's 13 stations. In September 2014, Media General acquired WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, PA.
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