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): May 21, 2018 (May 21, 2018)


Gray Television, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS employer

Identification No.)


 4370 Peachtree Road, Atlanta GA



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)



(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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 Item 7.01 - Regulation FD Disclosure


Gray Television, Inc. (the “Company”) adopted Accounting Standards Update 2017-07, Compensation-Retirement Benefits (Topic 715) - Improving the Presentation of Net Periodic Pension Cost and Net Postretirement Benefit Cost (“ASU 2017-07”) in the first quarter of 2018, with the impact thereof not being material to the Company’s financial statements included in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. On May 21, 2018, the Company published on its corporate website selected unaudited historical operating data for the three month and year-to-date periods ended March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014, giving effect to the adoption of ASU 2017-07. A copy of such selected unaudited historical operating data is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Also, beginning on May 21, 2018, the Company intends to meet from time to time and make presentations to prospective investors. A copy of the slides that may be used in connection with and/or referenced in such meetings is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


The information set forth under this item 7.01 is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01 - Financial Statements and Exhibits






Unaudited selected historical operating data


Prospective investor meeting slides







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.







 Date: May 21, 2018





      /s/ James C. Ryan                       




James C. Ryan 




Executive Vice President and 

Chief Financial Officer