Sinclair, Insight Ink Retrans Pact


Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Friday that it has reached a multiyear retransmission-consent agreement with Insight Communications Co. Inc.

The pact covers analog and digital carriage in eight Sinclair markets, as well as multicast carriage.

Stations covered by the deal are: WICS/WICD (ABC) in Champaign/Springfield, Ill.; WDKY (Fox) in Lexington, Ky.; WYZZ (Fox) in Peoria, Ill.; WSYK (ABC) and WTTE (Fox) in Columbus, Ohio; WSTR (The WB Television Network) in Cincinnati; and WKEF (ABC) and WRGT (Fox) in Dayton, Ohio.

Sinclair said WZTV (Fox) and WUXP (UPN) in Nashville, Tenn., and WMSN (Fox) in Madison, Wis., will also be available on a limited number of Insight cable systems in certain markets.