Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across broadcast television, digital media and mobile platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets. The company's broadcast operations include 31 network-affiliated television stations and their associated digital and mobile media services. Media General's network affiliations include 12 CBS stations, 9 NBC, 7 ABC, and one each for FOX, CW and MNT.
Sixteen of our stations operate in the Top 75 markets in the United States. Media General's stations reach more than 16.5 million, or 14%, of U.S. TV households. Media General got its start in the television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida, as an NBC affiliate.