Sinclair Broadcast Group announces affiliate

BALTIMORE — Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the “Company” or “Sinclair”) announced that effective September 1, 2014, WTOV in the Wheeling, WVA/Steubenville, OH market will be adding the Fox Broadcasting Company (“FOX”) affiliation to the station’s channel line-up, in addition to carrying the NBC affiliation and MeTV.

The Fox channel will air popular syndicated shows such as “Steve Harvey,” and “Family Feud,” as well as new syndicated shows, including, “Celebrity Name Game,” and by January 1, 2015, a 10pm local newscast. In addition, the Fox network prime-time line-up will consist of highly-anticipated new series for the Fall, including the powerful untold original story “Gotham,” young ensemble drama “Red Band Society,” 10-part mystery event series “Gracepoint,” multi-cam comedy “Mulaney,” bold social experiment “Utopia,” Major League Baseball’s World Series and The NFL on FOX.

Over-the-air households will need to rescan their tuners.