SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report:(Date of earliest event reported): July 26, 2006
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
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909 Lake Carolyn Parkway, Suite 1450 Irving, Texas 75039
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On July 26, 2006, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.s subsidiary, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., entered into a Purchase Agreement, dated as of June 7, 2006, with Television Station Group Holdings, LLC (TSGH), a Delaware limited liability company. Pursuant to the agreement, TSGH has agreed to sell, and Nexstar has agreed to purchase all of the purchase interests as defined in the agreement for $56 million. The purchased interests at closing will include all of the assets of WTAJ-TV, the CBS affiliate serving the Johnstown/Altoona, Pennsylvania area and the license of, and certain contracts relating to, WLYH-TV (in Lancaster, Pennsylvania), which is operated by a third party under a grandfathered Time Brokerage Agreement that extends until 2015.
The closing under the purchase agreement is subject certain closing conditions, including obtaining certain third party consents such as approval from the Federal Communications Commission. Nexstar intends to finance the acquisition through borrowings under its senior credit facility. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2006.
Statements in this current report on Form 8-K which are not purely historical facts such as statements about anticipations, beliefs, expectations, hopes, intentions or strategies in the future, may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Unless required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed in this report might not occur. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this report. For more details on factors that could affect these expectations, please see Nexstars filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|NEXSTAR BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.|
/s/ Matthew Devine
|Date: August 1, 2006||Name:||Matthew Devine|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|