FCC Media Bureau Postpones Filing Deadline for Biennial Ownership Reports

By | September 1st, 2017|Legal News|

The FCC on Sept. 1 postponed the due date for the submission of 2017 biennial broadcast ownership reports to the FCC until March 2, 2017. Biennial ownership reports are required to be filed every two years by all commercial and (starting this year) noncommercial AM, FM, TV, Class A, and LPTV stations and entities holding...… Continue Reading

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Reminder: KidVid Reports Now Get Filed Through LMS

By | April 1st, 2016|Legal News|

If you’re fixin’ to file your Children’s Television Report (FCC Form 398) for the first quarter of 2016 (and you should be – this year they’re due no later than Monday, April 11, for crying out loud!), don’t forget what we told you last February: the FCC has changed the filing portal for those reports, … Continue Reading

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KidVid Reports Moving to LMS

By | February 9th, 2016|Legal News|

Starting March 31, Form 398 will be filed through the Licensing and Management System portal Attention, all you Class A and commercial TV licensees. The Commission has announced that the next time you go to file a quarterly Children’s Programming Report (that would be Form 398), you’ll have to do it through the work-in-progress Licensing … Continue Reading

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Form 2100, Schedule 381 – Getting There Is Half the Fun!

By | June 27th, 2015|Legal News|

Want to file your Schedule 381 but not sure how to get there? Just follow us… We have previously reported that TV stations included on the FCC’s Eligibility List have got to file Form 2100, Schedule 381 (official name: “Pre-Auction Technical Certification Form”) by July 9, which is right around the corner. Now we have … Continue Reading

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LMS Watch: Form 2100 Gets Four More Schedules

By | February 18th, 2015|Legal News|

Attention LPTV, Class A TV and TV Translator CP and license applicants: Form 2100 is your ONLY option as of February 23. Last September we introduced our readers to the new “Licensing and Management System” (LMS) that the Commission plans t...

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Broadcasters: Meet the New E-Filing System

By | September 29th, 2014|Legal News|

Same as the old e-filing system? Maybe not. All broadcast forms will be reduced to a single form – plus schedules, of course. The Media Bureau has announced the partial debut of the “Licensing and Management System” (LMS), an onl...

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