SCRIPPS E W CO 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 30, 2011
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THE E.W. SCRIPPS COMPANY
INDEX TO CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K
Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On December 30, 2011, we closed our previously announced acquisition of McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Company, Inc. (McGraw-Hill Broadcasting). On October 3, 2011, we reached a definitive agreement to acquire McGraw-Hill Broadcasting for $212 million in cash. The transaction has been financed pursuant to a credit agreement entered into December 9, 2011, with SunTrust Bank and other lenders.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The financial statements of McGraw-Hill Broadcasting will be filed by amendment to this Form 8-K as soon as practicable, but not later than 71 days after the date on which this Form 8-K was required to be filed.
The pro forma financial information of McGraw-Hill Broadcasting and The E.W. Scripps Company will be filed by amendment to this Form 8-K as soon as practicable, but not later than 71 days after the date on which this Form 8-K was required to be filed.
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.
Dated: December 30, 2011