Local TV station revenues in the U.S. 2016-2018

In 2018, local television station revenue in the United States amounted to approximately 30.7 billion U.S. dollars. This figure includes 19.3 billion U.S. dollars in over-the-air advertising revenues as well as close to 1.2 billion in digital ad revenues, as well as revenues generated by retransmission fees.

Local television station revenue in the United States from 2016 to 2018

Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
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Release date

July 2019


United States

Survey time period

2016 to 2019

Special properties

combines retransmission, over-the-air, and digital revenue

Supplementary notes

Data prior to 2018 comes from previous reports. Figures for 2018 are approximate.

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