Scripps acquires four TV networks

Clubs and Organizations

August 1, 2017

E.W. Scripps Co. has acquired four over-the-air TV networks as it expands its ability to distribute programming. Cincinnati-based Scripps, already one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners with 33 stations, has acquired the four Katz national broadcast networks. Bounce, Escape, Grit and Laff all reach more than 80 percent of U.S. households. They’re available over-the-air, typically on subchannels