|05/03/13||Fisher Communications' First Quarter 2013 Financial Results|
|SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 --
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI)
Net Television Revenue, excluding Political increased 14%
TV cash flow increased 33%
Adjusted EBITDA increased 51%
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. The Company reported a net loss of $0.8 million, or $0.09 per share, in the fi... |
|04/18/13||Fisher Communications Dominates the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards in the Northwest Region|
|Overall Excellence and Best Newscast Honors for TV and Radio
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that its broadcast properties in Seattle and Portland have been awarded 10 Edward R. Murrow awards. KOMO-TV (ABC) and KOMO Newsradio, both in Seattle, won the coveted Overall Excellence awards. KOMO Newsradio and KATU-TV (ABC) in Portland were honored with Best Newscast awards.
KATU won the prestigious award for its 11pm newscast t... |
|04/11/13||Sinclair Broadcast Group to Acquire Fisher Communications, Inc.|
|BALTIMORE, MD and SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/13 -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) ("Sinclair") and Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) ("Fisher") announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Sinclair will acquire Fisher in a merger transaction valued at approximately $373.3 million.
Under the terms of the agreement, Fisher shareholders will receive $41.00 in cash for each share of Fisher common stock they own. The transactio... |
|03/04/13||KOMO-TV Continues to Dominate the Market in News Ratings|
|KOMO-TV Is the #1 Station M-F Sign On to Sign Off in HH, 18-49 and 25-54
SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 03/04/13 --
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, announced today its flagship television station, KOMO-TV (ABC/SEATTLE), finished the February rating period as the number one news station at midday, 4pm, 5pm and 11pm in both the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics. February marks the second month that KOMO-TV has dominated the news ratings.
KOMO 4 News ... |
|02/28/13||Fisher Communications' Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Financial Results|
|Broadcast Stations Drove Strong Performance
SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/28/13 -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI)
Adjusted EBITDA for fiscal 2012 increased 71% from 2011 and earnings per share increased 35% (excluding the after-tax gain on the sale of Fisher Plaza).
Leading market positions drove Net Television Revenue up 23% in fourth quarter and 15% for fiscal 2012.
TV cash flow increased 55% in the fourth quarter of 2012 as well as for fiscal 2012, compared to the sam... |
|02/25/13||Fisher Communications, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results on February 28, 2013|
|SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/25/13 -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 financial results after market close on February 28, 2013. This information will also be available through the Investor Relations section of Fisher's Web site, www.fsci.com.
Fisher will hold a quarterly conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2012 financial results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern) on February 28. The call will be ... |
|02/04/13||KOMO-TV Steals the Crown in Local News|
|Station Begins 2013 on Top of Every Evening Newscast in Key Audience Demographics
SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/04/13 -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, announced today its flagship television station, KOMO-TV (ABC) in Seattle finished the January rating period as the number one news station at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 11pm in both the 18-49 and the 25-54 demographics.
KOMO 4 News at 4pm doubled the rating of its nearest competitor in Adults 25-54 ... |
|01/10/13||Fisher Communications to Explore Strategic Alternatives|
|Jan 10, 2013 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that its Board of Directors has decided to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives intended to enhance shareholder value, which could result in, among other things, a possible sale of the Company. The Company has retained Moelis & Company as its financial advisor and White & Case LLP and Perkins Coie LLP as its legal counsel.
The Company has not made a decision to pursu... |
|01/03/13||Mobile500 Alliance Launches Mobile Digital Television Service in Seattle and Minneapolis|
|Jan 03, 2013 (Marketwire via COMTEX) -- The Mobile500 Alliance with Fisher Communications (NASDAQ: FSCI) and Hubbard Broadcasting announce the soft consumer launch of its mobile digital television service, called MyDTV, in the Seattle and Minneapolis markets.
The launch group is distributing 750 receivers in each market for use with iPhones and iPads. Once the receiver is attached and the consumer downloads the free MyDTV application, the device is fully enabled. Upon initial launch of the app... |