Gray Makes Good On Suing FCC Over Alaska Ruling


In August 2021, Gray Television asked the FCC to cancel in its entirety a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture handed to the company for its “apparent violation” of the Commission’s Top Four rule. That effort has failed, as the Commission on November 1, 2022, adopted a forfeiture order fining the broadcast TV station owner for violating the rule, as it determined the company owned two of the top four stations in Anchorage, Alaska.

Gray blasted the FCC, calling the Order “wrongly decided” and pledging to take the Commission to court. Late Wednesday (5/24), Gray moved forward with that promise.

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