Nexstar’s Next Option: An RGV Duopoly in Texas


Earlier this monthNexstar Media Group moved forward with exercising an option to acquire two MyNetwork TV affiliates serving the Shreveport, La., and Tyler-Longview, Tex., markets.

Now, Nexstar is agreeing to proceed with an option to purchase another station in Texas. With the FCC’s approval, the nation’s largest broadcast TV company would have a duopoly in the Rio Grande Valley, converting a services agreement to outright ownership.

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