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B&C BEYOND: JULY 19, 2010

7/19/2010 12:00:00 AM Eastern

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brandon-burgess.jpg Ion Eyes Growth After Restructuring

With 59 stations covering 64% of the U.S., Ion Television has the largest station-group
footprint in America. Yet, it's something of a sleeping giant, with lots of
off-network product and no local programming. Ion emerged from bankruptcy in
late 2009 and is now privately owned; President/CEO Brandon
Burgess says the company is poised to grow.
Burgess speaks with B&C's Michael
Malone about his growth roadmap.

An edited transcript of the interview follows.

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