Revenues juiced by the merger rose to $378.5M from $122.3M. But same-station revenues fell to $378.5M from $395.2M a year ago.
Pro forma adjusted EBITDA dropped to $86.5M from $89.7M.
The company pointed to sequential revenue gains: "Revenues have improved significantly since the first half of the year and the fourth quarter is on track for significant growth, currently pacing up 4%," says CEO David Field.
Operating income was $78.7M vs. a year-ago $13.5M.
A small block trade has crossed the wires up 8.4%.
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