News of Note—Nielsen, Turner, Viacom and Tegna

news of note

Here are the other broadcasting stories we're following this morning.

> Nielsen and Turner announced that CNN and Turner Sports will subscribe to Nielsen's National Out-of-Home Reporting Service. Release

> Viacom has reportedly bowed out of the race to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive. Variety article

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> Tegna announced that “Sister Circle,” a live, daily talk show hosted by a panel of four female hosts, will premiere on Sept. 11 in 12 Tegna markets. Release

> Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., introduced a bill that would make sure broadcasters are fully compensated for the post-incentive auction repack. TVNewsCheck article

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