Scripps Buys ION Media for $2.65 Billion, Dramatically Expanding TV Footprint

Company receives ION Television network and 71 U.S. stations

ION Media owns ION Television network, which airs procedurals like Blue Bloods and Law & Order: SVU, as well as 71 stations nationwide. ION Media

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