NXST


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us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:CostsAndExpenses
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Liabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee
us-gaap:AssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermInvestments

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ReportingUnit
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:LiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

nxst:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

nxst:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsBadDebtExpense

nxst:AmortizationOfBroadcastRights
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentlyLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInDeferredTaxLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInIncomeTaxPayable
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
nxst:BusinessCombinationPurchasePriceSettledAgainstLoansReceivable

nxst:CapitalExpendituresRelatedToStationRepack
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:DefinedBenefitRetirementPlansNumberOfParticipantsElectedPercentage

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseGoodwill
us-gaap:Range
nxst:EffectiveRateOfReimbursementForRepack

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentsAmortizationOfBasisDifference

nxst:GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:GoodwillDivestituresAndDisposalAccumulatedImpairmentLoss

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodADivestituresNet

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross

nxst:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustmentsGross

nxst:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

nxst:IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements

nxst:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementPeriodGross
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
nxst:MaximumConsolidatedFirstLienNetLeverageRatio

nxst:OtherInvestingActivitiesNet

nxst:PaymentsForBroadcastRights

nxst:PaymentsForFinanceLeaseAndCapitalizedSoftwareObligations

nxst:ProceedsFromResolutionOfAcquiredContingency

nxst:ProceedsFromSpectrumRepackReimbursementsFromFCC

nxst:ReimbursementFromFCCRelatedToStationRepack

nxst:VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationBargainPurchaseGainRecognizedAmount
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredEquityInterestsIssuedAndIssuable

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1

us-gaap:CapitalExpendituresIncurredButNotYetPaid

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseExcludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:MajorCustomers, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByBenchmark
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskPercentage1
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:VariableRate
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPeriod, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanTaxStatus
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanContributionsByEmployer
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanTaxStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanSettlementsPlanAssets

us-gaap:Depreciation
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:DirectOperatingCosts

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseInterestPaymentOnLiability

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesExpense

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName
us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedTaxesPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionFixedAssetsAcquired1

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OperatingLeasePayments

us-gaap:OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtExtinguishmentCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsOfFinancingCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitExpense

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

nxst:AccruedIncomeTaxesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration

nxst:AccruedNetworkAffiliationFeesCurrent

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDue

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

nxst:BroadcastRightsPayable
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
nxst:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBargainPurchaseGain
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIncomeTaxPayableCurrent
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOperatingLeaseLiabilities
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesCurrentYearAcquisitions
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesToCurrentYearStationDivestitures

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredGainOnSpectrum

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
nxst:DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquityRemainingIdentifiableAssetsSubjectToAmortization

nxst:ExpectedRemainingCostRelatedToStationRepack

nxst:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour

nxst:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpensePeriodThereafter

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedImpairmentLoss

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsCarryingValue

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsGross

nxst:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour

nxst:LongTermDebtMaturities
us-gaap:LitigationCase
nxst:LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount
us-gaap:LitigationCase, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
nxst:MinimumDebtHoldersThatMayDeclareDebtDueAndPayable
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName
nxst:OwnershipInterestInAffiliateOfPartnership

nxst:PercentageOfFCCLicensesOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount
us-gaap:ReportingUnit
nxst:PercentageOfGoodwillOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount

nxst:PercentageOfUSTelevisionHouseholdReach
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:PortionOfDefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligationFundedByPlanAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
nxst:PurchasePriceOfEntitiesToBeAcquired

nxst:WorkingCapital

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup
us-gaap:LongLivedAssetsHeldForSaleByAssetType
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationGoodwillExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentLiabilitiesAccountsPayable
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedDeferredTaxLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentLiabilitiesOther
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet

us-gaap:CapitalLeasesLesseeBalanceSheetAssetsByMajorClassPropertyPlantAndEquipmentOtherAccumulatedDepreciation

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFairValue
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentTermsBalloonPaymentToBePaid
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNet
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DecreaseInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIsReasonablyPossible

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredRevenueCurrent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwards

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsPensions

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsDeferredRent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsGoodwill

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestments

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPrepaidExpenses

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanFundingStatus
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeBeforeTax
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanFundingStatus
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsFiveFiscalYearsThereafter
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsNextTwelveMonths
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFive
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearFour
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearThree
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureBenefitPaymentsYearTwo
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsNextFiscalYear
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFairValueOfPlanAssets
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanFundingStatus
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFundedPercentage
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanPlanAssetsTargetAllocationPercentage
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanUltimateHealthCareCostTrendRate1
us-gaap:StatementScenario
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanWeightedAverageAssetAllocations
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanByPlanAssetCategories

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationNonvestedAwardsTotalCompensationCostNotYetRecognized
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass
us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquity
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentOwnershipPercentage
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestments
us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiability

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsRemainderOfFiscalYear

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseWeightedAverageDiscountRatePercent

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseRemainderOfFiscalYear

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFive

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFour

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearThree

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearTwo

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:GoodwillGross

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsCurrentCarryingValue
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsMaximumExposure
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreements
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:InterestPayableCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsRemainderOfFiscalYear
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LineOfCredit

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalAfterYearFive

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearFour

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearThree

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearTwo

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseWeightedAverageDiscountRatePercent
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwardsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:OtherLongTermInvestments
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent
us-gaap:ReportingUnit
us-gaap:ReportingUnitPercentageOfFairValueInExcessOfCarryingAmount

us-gaap:RestrictedCashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableWeightedAverageExercisePrice
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:SharebasedCompensationArrangementBySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableIntrinsicValue1
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramAuthorizedAmount1
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramRemainingAuthorizedRepurchaseAmount1
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIncomeTaxPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate
us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesType
us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesBalance

Plots across concepts


IncomeStatement
Net Income Loss
Expenses
Other Nonoperating Income Expense
Balance Sheet
Operating Lease Liability
Assets
Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset
Current Assets
Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current
NonCurrent Assets
Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset
PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment
Liabilities
Operating Lease Liability
Current Liabilities
Long Term Debt Current
Noncurrent Liabilities
Minority Interest
Stockholders Equity
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax
Per Share
Common Stock Dividends Per Share Declared
CashFlow
Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities
Increase Decrease In Accounts Payable
NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities
Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities
Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities
Shares
Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic
DividendsAndRepurchase
Dividends Common Stock Cash
OperatingLeaseLiability
Operating Lease Liability Current
LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue
Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Remainder Of Fiscal Year
FiniteLivedIntangibleAssets
Finite Lived Intangible Assets Accumulated Amortization
AccountsReceivable
Allowance For Doubtful Accounts Receivable Current

Tables

  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
 us-gaap:CommonStockValue us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock us-gaap:CommonClassA██████████████████▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▂▁▁▁▁▁▁0.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.3160.3160.3160.3160.3160.3160.3160.3130.3120.3090.3090.3060.3060.3040.30.2550.2170.1560.1550.1540.1540.1540.151NA0.15NANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding ▇█████████████████▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▆▆▅▅▁▅▅▅▁44.38645.42145.746.73746.84947.61547.93346.11447.97147.78447.48247.33847.14747.68547.14947.45248.19545.41931.79831.69831.6231.53831.5832.15132.38232.25632.10232.06731.93231.90930.46531.50931.32531.05431.24330.70330.3410.03063930.55828.79928.4520.02845NANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic ▇▇████████████████▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▅▁▅▅▅▁42.60443.29743.75844.97945.26745.70245.95246.11446.0945.78545.61945.55245.63146.07545.75446.10746.93144.230.71330.69530.6830.65830.62231.26231.32531.19630.96230.88830.64130.60330.46530.04829.60429.46129.11728.9628.8750.02880728.79928.79928.4520.02845NANANA
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount NANANA0.0850.3870.0NA0.00270.00.03NA0.0050.00.076NA0.020.0270.55NA0.2240.260.92NA0.8790.8721.043NA0.7530.762NANANANA0.0NA0.3080.1050.105NA2.3170.105NANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▃▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▂▁▆▂▂▁▁▁▁▁4.74.648.324.242.23.432.46-0.131.481.23.362.211.921.048.271.010.940.140.670.810.80.710.890.550.650.411.00.50.360.24-0.410.120.220.025.530.330.310.10.11-0.22-0.09-0.22NANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▃▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▂▁▆▂▂▁▁▁▁▁4.514.427.974.082.133.32.36-0.131.421.153.222.121.861.018.030.980.910.130.640.780.780.690.860.540.630.40.960.480.340.23-0.410.110.20.025.160.310.290.10.11-0.22-0.09-0.22NANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
 Cost Ratio us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee nxst:TVFoodNetwork,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees▆▅█▁▁▃337.129332.633352.638306.39307.192320.347NA46.437NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Net profit Margin us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee nxst:TVFoodNetwork,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees▆▅█▁▁▃337.129332.633352.638306.39307.192320.347NA46.437NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Operating Margin us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee nxst:TVFoodNetwork,us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees▆▅█▁▁▃337.129332.633352.638306.39307.192320.347NA46.437NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Operating Margin us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments nxst:Broadcast▆▆█▆▄▆▆▂▂▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁1108.2911092.3751350.2491094.804891.4591074.0161071.205637.148621.895599.183762.355650.303622.888576.985618.328582.42594.489511.167NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
 TTM Greenblatt ROC _ _▅▅█▅▄▅▄▃▃▃▅▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁288.328284.92530.531343.597196.253305.015256.498121.615149.944127.074272.776192.893174.494117.616140.837129.072138.685110.15192.47572.89764.00757.92967.34648.31552.54237.90468.89941.69634.94227.732.07825.15328.19217.81835.3823.55723.46317.50517.6348.26812.9259.166NANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
us-gaap:CostsAndExpenses ███▇▅▇█▂▁▁▂▁843.262829.011846.08774.606718.38786.807843.592541.96499.068499.573525.246500.122NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt ██▇▁█▇▇███▇▇█████▂-0.063-0.989-5.897-37.3710.0-7.477-6.5770.0-2.026-1.698-7.475-3.159-0.481-1.005-0.534-1.221-1.323-31.804NANANANANANANANA0.00.0-0.071NA-33.676-1.0480.0NA-2.7750.0-0.4970.00.00.0-0.808-0.347-0.482-0.065-7.903
 us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation,nxst:TermLoanB,nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacilityNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation,nxst:TermLoans,nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacilityNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyFour,us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotesNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:TermLoans,nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacilityNANANA-0.90.0-7.5NA0.0-2.0-1.7NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest ▅▅█▅▃▄▄▂▃▂▄▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▁270.517258.919492.493254.49135.547222.038168.28334.32997.38173.328213.159135.071119.8764.84587.51974.08580.777-0.99747.10143.14943.28337.13946.77227.80432.00118.49352.8525.99419.40512.402-18.6967.12111.2051.18518.96711.11910.3924.596NANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▇▇█▇▆▇▇▇▆▆▇▆▆▆▁▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▄▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆70.75659.729129.58165.17737.40664.34454.43239.50726.64616.44158.66935.24333.26417.504-292.33732.01332.322-5.94126.6917.53318.48414.86519.35610.64912.1016.58122.00110.598.4615.049-6.2443.5264.8380.48-136.9911.5581.5741.581.4481.4581.3931.4262.0411.4771.595
us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet ▆▁▅▇▁▁█▁▂▁▂▂▂▁▂▆▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁167.3095.511149.736194.2935.5762.11246.42416.20850.5361.88331.63526.30134.006-1.22551.432169.28548.3673.6051.9863.72317.7045.9785.6235.79511.7175.9250.8550.8351.3940.047-0.0140.021.2240.8991.0750.00.565-0.0430.025-0.9980.543-0.0440.019-0.832NA
us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet ▄▄▃▃▃▁▁▂▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▃▆▇██████████████-70.126-72.054-74.503-77.265-82.251-101.284-106.831-93.199-51.363-52.957-53.887-56.237-56.281-54.589-52.668-53.605-55.685-79.237-45.228-29.622-20.577-20.654-20.44-20.396-20.391-19.293-15.92-15.53-15.339-15.17-15.891-16.9-16.903-16.549NANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:InterestPaidNet ▃▅▁▇▂█▄▅▁▃▂▃▂▃▁▃58.97282.10634.097118.90245.832125.51671.78180.77939.26458.83947.95665.91642.55262.32238.68357.354NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▂▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▄▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁200.104200.907364.247190.68499.595156.915113.212-5.84768.00254.892153.109100.51487.73248.122378.48146.47543.9926.04920.48224.79924.52921.72727.17417.28220.32112.90730.84915.40410.9447.353-12.4523.5956.3670.705161.0949.5618.8183.0163.264-6.259-2.584-6.31214.274-2.995-9.421
us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▄▃▃▃▃▅▅▅▇▆▆▄▄▄▆▁█▄▄▅▅▅▅▄▄▄-0.343-1.717-1.335-1.371-1.4540.7790.6390.6692.7331.9951.381-0.686-1.126-0.7811.375-4.4034.463-1.105-0.0710.8170.270.5470.242-0.127-0.421-0.995NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss ▅▅█▅▄▅▄▃▃▃▅▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁288.328284.92530.531343.597196.253305.015256.498121.615149.944127.074272.776192.893174.494117.616140.837129.072138.685110.15192.47572.89764.00757.92967.34648.31552.54237.90468.89941.69634.94227.732.07825.15328.19217.81835.3823.55723.46317.50517.6348.26812.9259.16630.9112.85613.958
us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense ▄▃▄▁▃█▂▅▃▃▃▂▂▄▄▄▂▅-0.253-0.423-0.166-1.093-0.5490.864-0.8930.118-0.574-0.491-0.652-0.884-0.812-0.127-0.116-0.161-0.9-0.107NANA-0.147-0.136NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▂▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▁▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▁199.761199.19362.912189.31398.141157.694113.851-5.17870.73556.887154.4999.82886.60647.341379.85642.07248.4554.94420.41125.61624.79922.27427.41617.15519.911.91230.84915.40410.9447.353NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax ▇▇█▇▆▆▇▄▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁1131.591113.9311376.6111118.203914.6331091.8221100.09663.575649.012626.647798.022693.015660.323615.336653.664611.87626.115540.317309.879275.659261.994255.658252.262224.897221.322203.391192.804157.744146.93133.833138.122125.792126.211112.205116.17489.95288.86483.64286.20274.83975.50569.94597.05673.12674.542
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense ▇▇█▇▆▆█▅▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁242.51243.437273.886226.544193.243218.384260.48183.083144.058142.36158.828140.297138.903141.905136.091137.308144.285174.30266.06763.60265.77268.16562.20856.42656.55757.28946.30343.65243.79641.0440.28137.58737.56535.49335.76427.5127.13327.12828.85426.34624.95525.01228.90123.98624.754
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  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
us-gaap:Assets ████████▄▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁13287.63713347.54913404.27613290.50213540.05613575.43713989.73714103.3757031.5357097.1867062.037119.1167119.4947457.6237481.6477504.5787469.6177523.12966.0852920.6961898.4521892.1851835.1341860.2061865.7031903.1511462.2251220.0911189.0521148.7931163.7221147.9881086.7661035.71945.815611.359566.349578.204595.034582.673557.988NA602.536NANA
us-gaap:Liabilities ▇▇▇▇████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁10662.37710756.54110867.411035.78611338.27911459.37811936.24412153.3425073.3185198.1765193.0465367.145477.045876.1195900.3376306.1156266.0716302.2992681.7312653.0951760.3441774.6351748.7611798.4761769.4591831.7141405.6881197.8921179.5921157.2351176.9531136.631080.7721033.156942.861771.636736.932758.096778.438769.64741.409NA777.701NANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ████████▄▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁13287.63713347.54913404.27613290.50213540.05613575.43713989.73714103.3757031.5357097.1867062.037119.1167119.4947457.6237481.6477504.5787469.6177523.12966.0852920.6961898.4521892.1851835.1341860.2061865.7031903.1511462.2251220.0911189.0521148.7931163.7221147.9881086.7661035.71945.815611.359566.349578.204595.034582.673557.988NA602.536NANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquity ███▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▄▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁2610.172574.2022518.3922234.6282180.3182093.1462031.4971928.7251943.7791887.3051852.7741728.0731633.4391571.3631570.6141188.9731190.3121212.03169.141152.468131.692111.40480.67456.27390.6665.53252.53718.1995.46-8.442-13.23111.3585.9942.5542.954-160.277-170.583-179.892-183.404-186.967-183.421NA-175.165NANA
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us-gaap:AssetsCurrent ▇▇▆▇██▇▇▄▄▄▄▄▅▆▆▆▆▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁1393.0891376.1191209.9821341.2121542.7841514.291351.7671435.617775.948743.519767.075766.487717.0881001.6291056.2181029.4191078.5151082.18363.217287.021261.932234.327260.028289.153266.911281.638317.664230.125189.64204.529201.166149.317168.37134.045163.326101.26388.89690.20696.84990.73784.791NA107.216NANA
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue ▄▅▃▅█▆▃▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁313.269339.777152.701409.906664.624434.067232.07317.4279.924128.591145.115118.423147.681109.121115.652135.80185.90272.89287.6829.25627.18212.82143.41623.35626.89144.584131.91268.67632.11350.5840.02824.61945.62522.62568.99912.23612.47811.8497.5467.81412.53320.81623.65817.7637.773
us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents ▃▃▂▄▆▄▂▃▁▁▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁█329.877356.385169.309426.516681.234450.675248.678334.02979.924128.591145.115118.423147.681109.121115.652135.80185.90272.8921015.479NANANA43.416NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent ███▇▇███▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁895.451920.055904.801782.198762.93888.738883.921860.794542.61540.525547.285551.728524.078542.725562.943518.542503.119533.931218.058214.404206.83199.999192.991174.709171.958164.581127.878109.017106.851104.457109.43102.064104.35992.62374.55367.44666.49664.31771.27960.68959.064NA63.501NANA
us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent █▅▇▇▅▅▇▆▂▂▂▃▃▃▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁167.76199.679135.872132.49898.62107.706151.997121.74734.44522.40122.67344.33445.32944.0171.85934.38830.4933.74815.0327.86614.826.577.3247.9863.5355.69216.13713.84712.09110.9076.0665.8622.69111.02711.2972.4121.1671.6441.7341.6810.81NA1.986NANA
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us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross NANA2224.105NANANA1789.592NANANA1170.38NANANA1093.52NANANA563.427NANANA517.811NANANA454.03NANANA404.147NANANA356.375NANANA311.443NANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType nxst:StudioAndTransmissionEquipmentNANA922.948NANANA691.216NANANA555.389NANANA539.788NANANA363.574NANANA339.041NANANA305.075NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment NANA619.224NANANA499.164NANANA438.842NANANA359.382NANANA287.274NANANA251.228NANANA216.291NANANA191.888NANANA176.213NANANA164.83NANANANANANA
us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets ▇▇▇▇▇▇█▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁73.81273.68770.3569.26569.51270.58384.77942.44336.35736.73838.76637.15737.18136.30238.79933.98638.55748.15811.66911.50511.31912.07912.82711.35111.23713.067.1536.3926.1126.1937.2487.9966.9147.996.3995.485.5115.6045.5687.2137.3595.8395.8815.9325.987
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet ██████▇▆▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁1592.1461600.9091604.8811598.0811581.3481546.8731290.4281257.086748.647739.981731.538723.869720.464725.273734.138738.222738.727741.484276.153283.6283.863287.655266.583271.567276.191277.837237.739215.594219.155205.477212.259219.263209.518214.295180.162139.742140.89143.662146.613141.8133.904NA137.036NANA
us-gaap:LongTermInvestments ▁▁▄▄▄▄██1191.7631185.5411333.7781313.8581307.6041322.1951477.3531499.09NANA13.971NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:Goodwill ███▇████▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁2982.5252982.5072984.0082861.3142880.6752879.7482996.8753082.6522166.412167.9542167.9542187.3382184.9822183.9982142.8462146.7972145.8682121.597473.304488.432459.96459.924451.662445.187443.855441.129256.491214.453213.88198.033198.052188.108167.838167.731148.409112.575112.575112.575112.575109.684109.059NA109.059NANA
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet ▇▇▇▇▇██▇▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁2796.22867.2822939.2012955.0842967.8993036.1933259.622911.3541396.8581432.0291491.9231527.6991557.2771592.6171581.6261574.711606.0251466.517324.737336.406312.524323.955314.361321.099332.45347.66194.129170.567178.081156.342162.535170.048148.252155.242122.49164.92470.40475.91581.51984.77589.296NA102.494NANA
us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset ███▅▅▆▆▆▁▁295.915285.156282.834219.38227.01230.386235.285237.563104.729108.668NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent ██▇▇███▇▄▅▃▃▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁421.963426.24418.198360.055422.148439.157451.705408.78165.404235.435125.272141.684172.045186.468199.181202.39369.14188.38185.0782.31178.87985.0653.16543.50256.59865.189119.10780.34269.99168.71669.79259.07954.22919.6230.5134.9666.3146.9586.6197.4856.976NA6.918NANA
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us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent ▅██▆▇▅▆▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁140.684217.865218.418161.083176.392138.952157.366109.12870.39272.28567.82874.23466.12880.81931.13661.09627.93236.04819.75425.38829.87824.92525.93623.68322.48720.33516.28210.0112.03113.65110.2513.1413.18611.28512.3248.9489.3179.2849.1759.249.15NA10.372NANA
us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent ▅▅▅▅▇██▇▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁319.413324.75307.192279.816440.099533.805542.676497.201140.993158.981143.85150.973126.352145.367159.281189.694200.319165.50871.31570.36464.59654.3560.48451.49338.41738.09632.63128.73133.63920.11924.14223.21522.38419.9818.12213.51212.54510.06713.22311.71910.083NA8.536NANA
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us-gaap:LongTermDebt ▇▇▇▇████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁7619.837592.1077668.0037882.548038.0688046.8638492.5888535.8373784.7183892.7043981.0034148.0114287.6464335.3354362.464390.0084435.534501.9162342.4192348.171487.8391514.1641476.2141485.1381500.3981544.0191236.1441087.441088.381067.5521071.1191011.499994.299927.967857.642615.248609.296NA640.361NANANANANANA
us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent ▇▇▇█████▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁7586.327567.3037646.5747859.6197977.5777990.6358383.2788393.1733689.7783797.1883884.914105.9224245.9244243.1614269.6524286.6224377.674481.0962314.3262320.0771461.731489.8991454.0751465.2511481.8591526.831220.3041079.981081.8051061.3781064.2621006.749990.174924.467855.467613.748607.796621.238638.861621.392614.629NA642.1NANA
us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet ▄▁▁▅█1682.2311673.2071674.0081686.2381698.042NA1710.664NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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 us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition,us-gaap:RetirementPlanType nxst:TribuneMediaCompany,us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefitNANA5.167NANANA5.374NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:MinorityInterest ▁▃▅▆█15.0916.80618.48420.08821.459NA21.996NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent ▆▇▇▇▇▇▇█▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁754.858786.369815.93818.187840.331856.134894.745977.282246.968334.024270.084254.102303.53320.344340.541353.45207.309207.86145.81940.78939.72445.146.86150.76845.99151.27333.87626.64417.4618.52420.68922.30419.23914.77213.2067.9328.1078.1228.1338.6738.729NA9.007NANA
us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent █▇▇▁▂247.285237.915234.208171.639177.984NA185.722188.123NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo █▆▆▁51.0547.30648.1639.858NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree █▆▆▁47.99344.36644.90736.577NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour ▄▁█▃35.57731.75241.78133.953NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive NANA29.097NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive NANA139.338NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:StockholdersEquity ███▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▄▅▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁2610.172574.2022518.3922234.6282180.3182093.1462031.4971928.7251943.7791887.3051852.7741728.0731633.4391571.3631570.6141188.9731190.3121212.03169.141152.468131.692111.40480.67456.27390.6665.53252.53718.1995.46-8.442-13.23111.3585.9942.5542.954-160.277-170.583-179.892-183.404-186.967-183.421NA-175.165NANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ███▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▄▄▄▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁2625.262591.0082536.8762254.7162201.7772116.0592053.4931950.0331958.2171899.011868.9841751.9761642.4541581.5041581.311198.4631203.5461220.801284.354267.601138.108117.5586.37361.7396.24471.43756.53722.1999.46NA-13.231NANANA2.239NANANA-184.119NANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital ██████████████████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁1327.2051334.4151362.511351.3721340.5261333.7171353.7291346.5111337.0571332.6121351.9311344.131337.7381331.6831342.5411370.6861380.0351388.698386.921392.836398.054402.544396.224399.372402.92398.116398.029394.543397.208394.253396.817408.956407.191410.12410.514408.384407.64407.15406.654406.355403.645NA403.006NANA
us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit ██▇▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁1823.7061658.5731488.0311149.638984.316910.063778.833675.356701.946654.682620.371484.367400.934330.357299.523-78.958-125.433-169.426-176.583-197.065-221.864-246.393-268.12-295.294-312.576-332.897-345.804-376.653-392.057-403.001-410.354-397.902-401.497-407.864-407.854-568.951-578.512-587.33-590.346-593.61-587.351NA-578.455NANA
us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax ███▆▆▆▆▁▁▁▁▄▄▄▄34.5134.5134.5119.8519.8519.8519.85-14.316-14.316-14.316-14.3166.146.146.146.14NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue █▆▅▄▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁575.724453.769367.132286.705164.847170.957121.38879.29981.38186.146105.685107.037111.84697.2978.063103.22864.7637.71541.51343.61944.81445.06347.746NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:MinorityInterest ▁▃▅▆█15.0916.80618.48420.08821.459NA21.996NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue ▇▇███▇▆▇▆▅▆▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁10.41811.60312.35712.48312.74910.6859.5911.279.6918.0698.4538.2128.1956.46.5566.2036.4994.812.3882.9132.9553.1342.8852.8532.8042.8582.1141.9281.9131.6430.50.5860.4990.4950.6370.2970.2110.2170.2990.29NANANANANA
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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities ▄█▇▄▆█▃▃▃▃▅▄▄▄▂▁147.302448.255376.682160.19302.18415.118101.48579.582111.811124.589237.203175.529144.77179.36545.927-47.685NANANANANANANANANANANANA28.68944.731-18.38931.8940.72913.10511.15926.33216.35526.0425.37412.7464.51417.70612.02923.459NA
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities ▇▇▇▇▇█▇▁▇▇▇▇▇▇▇█-20.303-22.807-300.112-61.49-29.177351.029-120.002-4545.297-23.103-13.753-13.776-43.742-16.961-101.035-24.08459.908NANANANANANANANANANANANA-68.304-26.026-10.432-70.583-39.209-127.894-199.078-32.375-3.121-4.043-22.767-23.89-3.772-4.15-1.917-3.16NA
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities ▂▁▁▁▂▁▂█▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▁-153.507-238.372-333.777-353.418-42.444-564.15-66.8344719.82-137.375-127.36-196.735-161.045-89.249-84.861-41.996-362.324NANANANANANANANANANANANA21.148-8.15344.2317.68361.4868.415244.6825.801-12.605-17.69617.1256.425-9.025-16.398-4.217-10.309NA
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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable ▁▅█▄▇▄█▅▅▅▆-75.069-1.83553.761-13.35831.587-18.32449.877-2.201-1.6623.88919.59NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable ▄▅█▅▁▅▆▃▅▄▅▅▄▃▆▅▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▅▄-21.73416.466109.42316.608-117.2447.26852.457-54.3033.854-4.184-1.72227.787-13.99-42.94949.57719.5-5.985-7.2734.4458.437.5386.87718.6774.4198.148-0.93411.7042.2990.333-3.9589.705-2.00212.19718.2147.7331.4022.554-6.3419.52-4.6257.608-4.3265.88-5.506NA
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities ▄█▇▄▆█▃▃▃▃▅▄▄▄▂▁147.302448.255376.682160.19302.18415.118101.48579.582111.811124.589237.203175.529144.77179.36545.927-47.685NANANANANANANANANANANANA28.68944.731-18.38931.8940.72913.10511.15926.33216.35526.0425.37412.7464.51417.70612.02923.459NA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▂▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▄▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁200.104200.907364.247190.68499.595156.915113.212-5.84768.00254.892153.109100.51487.73248.122378.48146.47543.9926.04920.48224.79924.52921.72727.17417.28220.32112.90730.84915.40410.9447.353-12.4523.5956.3670.705161.0949.5618.8183.0163.264-6.259-2.584-6.31214.274-2.995-9.421
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▅▅█▅▃▄▃▁▂▂▄▃▃▂█▂▂▁▁▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▁199.761199.19362.912189.31398.141157.694113.851-5.17870.73556.887154.4999.82886.60647.341379.85642.07248.4554.94420.41125.61624.79922.27427.41617.15519.911.91230.84915.40410.9447.353NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation ▇▇███▇▆▇▆▅▆▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁10.41811.60312.35712.48312.74910.6859.5911.279.6918.0698.4538.2128.1956.46.5566.2036.4994.812.3882.9132.9553.1342.8852.8532.8042.8582.1141.9281.9131.6430.50.5860.4990.4950.6370.2970.2110.2170.2990.290.2880.2850.3320.313NA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
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us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment ▄▃▅▅▅▆█▄▄▃▄▃▂▃▃▃▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁34.79532.10346.88854.49455.52260.13487.28638.75742.88928.57942.6627.19615.29821.09223.61521.15513.77713.9146.22810.6077.2947.7417.7397.9096.9726.4016.4854.8395.0823.9832.0484.3885.7336.7866.2363.8263.1224.0762.5073.892.7844.1681.9173.16NA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
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 us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:DebtInstrument nxst:ShieldMediaLLC,nxst:TermLoanANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation,nxst:TermLoanB,nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacilityNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:LongtermDebtType nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation,nxst:TermLoans,nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacilityNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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 us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt us-gaap:SubsequentEventType us-gaap:SubsequentEventNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock ██▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁29.8830.36524.65825.36225.34225.67620.76120.74320.73820.58117.10517.08117.15517.28813.7613.86414.16214.1067.3677.3627.3617.3555.8166.0055.9445.9214.6334.6324.5924.5883.6483.5973.5283.5290.00.00.00.0NANANANANANANA
us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock █▇▅▇▁▅137.864121.01184.297125.0130.072.587NANANANA0.00.016.70433.820.040.714NANANANANANA0.0NANANANANANANA0.00.0NANA0.00.0NANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonClassA


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0313000.0312000.0309000.0309000.0306000.0306000.0304000.0300000.0255000.0217000.0156000.0155000.0154000.0154000.0154000.0151000.0150000.0
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonClassA0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value444545464647474647474747474747474845313131313132323232323131303131313130300.0306393028280.02845
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value424343444545454646454545454645464644303030303031313130303030303029292928280.0288072828280.02845
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Antidilutive Securities Excluded From Computation Of Earnings Per Share Amount

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount


Antidilutive
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-30
Value85000.0387000.002700.0030000.05000.0076000.020000.027000.0550000.0224000.0260000.0920000.0879000.0872000.01043000.0753000.0762000.00308000.0105000.0105000.02317000.0105000.0
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value4.74.648.324.242.23.432.46-0.131.481.23.362.211.921.048.271.010.940.140.670.810.80.710.890.550.650.411.00.50.360.24-0.410.120.220.025.530.330.310.10.11-0.22-0.09-0.22
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value4.514.427.974.082.133.32.36-0.131.421.153.222.121.861.018.030.980.910.130.640.780.780.690.860.540.630.40.960.480.340.23-0.410.110.20.025.160.310.290.10.11-0.22-0.09-0.22
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Costs And Expenses

us-gaap:CostsAndExpenses

us-gaap:CostsAndExpenses


Costs
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value843829846774718786843541499499525500
Percentage of CostsAndExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax74.574.461.569.378.572.176.781.776.979.765.872.2

us-gaap:CostsAndExpenses us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Costs
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value13211914213715215816
Percentage of CostsAndExpenses15.714.416.917.721.320.23.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.710.710.412.316.714.50.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees39.235.90.044.849.849.536.3

Gains Losses On Extinguishment Of Debt

us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt

us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt


Gains
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value-0.063-0.989-5.897-37.3710.0-7.477-6.5770.0-2.026-1.698-7.475-3.159-0.481-1.005-0.534-1.221-1.323-31.8040.00.0-0.071-33.676-1.0480.0-2.7750.0-0.4970.00.00.0-0.808-0.347-0.482-0.065-7.903
Percentage of GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.0-0.1-0.4-3.30.0-0.7-0.60.0-0.3-0.3-0.9-0.5-0.1-0.2-0.1-0.2-0.2-5.90.00.0-0.0-24.4-0.80.0-2.40.0-0.60.00.00.0-1.1-0.5-0.5-0.1-10.6

us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:TermLoanB, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Gains
Period End2020-09-03
Value-2.7
Percentage of GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation nxst:TermLoanB nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility0.0

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:TermLoans, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Gains
Period End2020-09-03
Value-2.7
Percentage of GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation nxst:TermLoans nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility0.0

us-gaap:GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Gains
Period End2020-09-25
Value-33.9
Percentage of GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyFour us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes0.0

nxst:TermLoans, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Gains
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-0.90.0-7.50.0-2.0-1.7
Percentage of GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt2.40.0100.30.098.7100.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.10.0-0.70.0-0.3-0.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TermLoans nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility0.00.00.00.00.00.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value27025849225413522216834977321313511964877480-0.997474343374627321852251912-18.6967.121111.1851811104.596
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.923.235.822.814.820.315.35.215.011.726.719.518.210.513.412.112.9-0.215.215.716.514.518.512.414.59.127.416.513.29.3-13.55.78.91.116.312.411.75.5

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value70591296537645439261658353317-292.3373232-5.941261718141910126.58122108.4615.049-6.2443.5264.8380.48-136.9911.5581.5741.581.4481.4581.3931.4262.0411.4771.595
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.35.49.45.84.15.94.96.04.12.67.45.15.02.8-44.75.25.2-1.18.66.47.15.80.04.75.53.211.46.75.83.8-4.52.83.80.4-117.91.71.81.91.71.91.82.02.12.02.1

Income Taxes Paid Net

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1675.5111491945.5762.1124616501.883312634-1.22551169483.6051.9863.723175.9785.6235.795115.9250.8550.8351.3940.047-0.0140.021.2240.8991.0750.00.565-0.0430.025-0.9980.543-0.0440.019-0.832
Percentage of IncomeTaxesPaidNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax14.80.510.917.40.60.222.42.47.80.34.03.85.1-0.27.927.77.70.70.61.46.82.30.02.65.32.90.40.50.90.0-0.00.01.00.80.90.00.6-0.10.0-1.30.7-0.10.0-1.1

Interest Income Expense Net

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value-70126000.0-72054000.0-74503000.0-77265000.0-82251000.0-101280000.0-106830000.0-93199000.0-51363000.0-52957000.0-53887000.0-56237000.0-56281000.0-54589000.0-52668000.0-53605000.0-55685000.0-79237000.0-45228000.0-29622000.0-20577000.0-20654000.0-20440000.0-20396000.0-20391000.0-19293000.0-15920000.0-15530000.0-15339000.0-15170000.0-15891000.0-16900000.0-16903000.0-16549000.0
Percentage of InterestIncomeExpenseNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-6.2-6.5-5.4-6.9-9.0-9.3-9.7-14.0-7.9-8.5-6.8-8.1-8.5-8.9-8.1-8.8-8.9-14.7-14.6-10.7-7.9-8.10.0-9.1-9.2-9.5-8.3-9.8-10.4-11.3-11.5-13.4-13.4-14.7

Interest Paid Net

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value5882341184512571803958476542623857
Percentage of InterestPaidNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.27.42.510.65.011.56.512.26.09.46.09.56.410.15.99.4

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value20020036419099156113-5.8476854153100874837846436.04920242421271720123015107.353-12.4523.5956.3670.7051619.5618.8183.0163.264-6.259-2.584-6.31214-2.995-9.421
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.718.026.517.110.914.410.3-0.910.58.819.214.513.37.857.97.67.01.16.69.09.48.510.87.79.26.316.09.87.45.5-9.02.95.00.6138.710.69.93.63.8-8.4-3.4-9.014.7-4.1-12.6

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value6467665348517.822
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss32.533.618.228.049.033.0-133.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.76.14.84.85.34.70.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees19.320.30.017.415.916.216.8

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-343000.0-1717000.0-1335000.0-1371000.0-1454000.0779000.0639000.0669000.02733000.01995000.01381000.0-686000.0-1126000.0-781000.01375000.0-4403000.04463000.0-1105000.0-71000.0817000.0270000.0547000.0242000.0-127000.0-421000.0-995000.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.0-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.20.10.10.10.40.30.2-0.1-0.2-0.10.2-0.70.7-0.2-0.00.30.10.20.0-0.1-0.2-0.5

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value2882845303431963052561211491272721921741171401291381109272645767485237684134273225281735232317178.268129.166301213
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax25.525.638.530.721.527.923.318.323.120.334.227.826.419.121.521.122.220.429.826.424.422.726.721.523.718.635.726.423.820.723.220.022.315.930.526.226.420.920.511.017.113.131.817.618.7

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value20521320916915416129
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss71.174.839.549.378.653.024.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.119.115.215.116.914.80.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees60.864.10.055.250.250.563.7

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value323328578377218363398189192168330227207152197156167187
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss112.2115.4109.0109.8111.3119.0155.3155.7128.1132.6121.2118.0118.9129.7140.4120.9120.5169.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax28.629.542.033.723.933.236.228.529.626.941.432.831.424.830.325.526.734.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Broadcast29.230.10.034.524.533.80.029.730.928.10.035.033.326.40.026.828.136.6

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-35.083-43.804-47.712-33.575-22.14-58.012-141.738-67.793-42.149-41.426-57.913-34.709-33.049-34.951-47.98-30.153-31.652-79.557-31.528-16.614-18.047-18.999-17.678-14.899-13.465-14.77
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-12.2-15.4-9.0-9.8-11.3-19.0-55.3-55.7-28.1-32.6-21.2-18.0-18.9-29.7-34.1-23.4-22.8-72.2-34.1-22.8-28.2-32.8-26.2-30.8-25.6-39.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-3.1-3.9-3.5-3.0-2.4-5.3-12.9-10.2-6.5-6.6-7.3-5.0-5.0-5.7-7.3-4.9-5.1-14.7-10.2-6.0-6.9-7.40.0-6.6-6.1-7.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CorporateAndOther-150.6-203.20.0-143.5-95.5-325.80.0-256.5-155.4-150.80.0-81.3-88.3-91.10.0-102.4-100.1-272.90.0-93.0-115.8-130.40.0-141.5-112.9-135.6

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-06-302016-03-31
Value-253000.0-423000.0-166000.0-1093000.0-549000.0864000.0-893000.0118000.0-574000.0-491000.0-652000.0-884000.0-812000.0-127000.0-116000.0-161000.0-900000.0-107000.0-147000.0-136000.0
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.10.1-0.10.0-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.0-0.1-0.1

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value19919936218998157113-5.178705615499864737942484.94420252422271719113015107.353
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.717.926.416.910.714.410.3-0.810.99.119.414.413.17.758.16.97.70.96.69.39.58.70.07.69.05.916.09.87.45.5

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value20721521217015516524
Percentage of ProfitLoss104.0108.258.490.1158.9104.9-482.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.419.315.415.317.115.20.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees61.664.80.055.750.851.653.8

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-0.343-1.717-1.335-1.371-1.4540.7790.6390.6692.7331.9951.381-0.686-1.126-0.7811.375-4.4034.463-1.105-0.0710.8170.270.5470.242-0.127-0.421-0.995
Percentage of ProfitLoss-0.2-0.9-0.4-0.7-1.50.50.6-12.93.93.50.9-0.7-1.3-1.60.4-10.59.2-22.4-0.33.21.12.50.9-0.7-2.1-8.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.0-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.20.10.10.10.40.30.2-0.1-0.2-0.10.2-0.70.7-0.2-0.00.30.10.20.0-0.1-0.2-0.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value20020036419099156113-5.8476854153100874837846436.0492024242127172012
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.2100.9100.4100.7101.599.599.4112.996.196.599.1100.7101.3101.699.6110.590.8122.4100.396.898.997.599.1100.7102.1108.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.718.026.517.110.914.410.3-0.910.58.819.214.513.37.857.97.67.01.16.69.09.48.50.07.79.26.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value11311113137611189141091110066364962679869366061565361162654030927526125525222422120319215714613313812512611211689888386747569977374
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService

nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value423411473381298417525290267251
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.437.034.434.232.638.247.843.741.240.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.437.034.434.232.638.247.843.741.240.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Digital


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value736665554656745856526569636262556345
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.56.04.74.95.15.26.88.88.78.48.210.09.710.29.69.010.18.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.56.04.74.95.15.26.88.88.78.48.210.09.710.29.69.010.18.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Digital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Other


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value6.8117.7337.4938.168.66310115.673.6253.8644.0834.028144.1694.7944.3344.2724.461
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.60.70.50.70.90.91.00.90.60.60.50.62.20.70.70.70.70.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.60.70.50.70.90.91.00.90.60.60.50.62.20.70.70.70.70.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Other100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:PoliticalAdvertising


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value8.5115.408298132215536103.1571.307
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.80.521.711.82.45.13.31.60.50.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.80.521.711.82.45.13.31.60.50.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:PoliticalAdvertising100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:TradeRevenue


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2.441.4514.3022.122.9592.7946.63.8484.1142.8235.8194.1634.0172.843
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.20.10.30.20.30.30.60.60.60.50.70.60.60.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.20.10.30.20.30.30.60.60.60.50.70.60.60.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TradeRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DistributionService


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value616621527538536549445294314313
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax54.555.838.448.158.750.340.544.448.450.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax54.555.838.448.158.750.340.544.448.450.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:DistributionService100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value423411473381298417525290267251
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.437.034.434.232.638.247.843.741.240.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.437.034.434.232.638.247.843.741.240.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value-0.0010.0010.037
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.00.00.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:CoreAdvertisingLocalAndNational us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Digital, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value514641332740503229252926262427253016
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.64.23.03.03.03.74.64.94.54.13.73.84.04.04.24.24.93.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.64.23.03.03.03.74.64.94.54.13.73.84.04.04.24.24.93.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Digital nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Digital, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value211924211916242527273542373835293228
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.91.81.71.92.11.52.23.94.24.44.56.25.76.25.44.85.25.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.91.81.71.92.11.52.23.94.24.44.56.25.76.25.44.85.25.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Digital us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Other, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value5.3695.7486.2116.6096.9458.466.6294.9953.613.8494.0674.013144.1544.7814.324.9383.727
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.50.50.50.60.80.80.60.80.60.60.50.62.10.70.70.70.80.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.50.50.50.60.80.80.60.80.60.60.50.62.10.70.70.70.80.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Other nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:Other, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value1.4421.9851.2821.5511.7181.6924.7360.6750.0150.0150.0160.0150.0140.0150.0130.014-0.6660.734
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.20.10.10.20.20.40.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.20.10.10.20.20.40.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Other us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:PoliticalAdvertising, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value8.5115.408298132215536103.1571.307
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.80.521.711.82.45.13.31.60.50.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.80.521.711.82.45.13.31.60.50.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:PoliticalAdvertising nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:TradeRevenue, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2.441.4514.3022.122.9592.7946.63.8484.1142.8235.8194.1634.0172.843
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.20.10.30.20.30.30.60.60.60.50.70.60.60.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.20.10.30.20.30.30.60.60.60.50.70.60.60.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TradeRevenue nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DistributionService, nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value616621526538534549445294314313
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax54.555.838.348.158.550.340.544.448.450.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax54.555.838.348.158.550.340.544.448.450.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:DistributionService nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DistributionService, us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value1.0560.1051.892
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.00.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.00.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:DistributionService us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value33733235230630732046
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax29.829.925.627.433.629.37.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax29.829.925.627.433.629.30.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value110810921350109489110741071637621599762650622576618582594511
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax97.998.198.197.997.598.497.496.095.895.695.593.894.393.894.695.294.994.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax97.998.198.197.997.598.497.496.095.895.695.593.894.393.894.695.294.994.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value2321262323172826272735423738352931291417151416101110
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.11.91.92.12.51.62.64.04.24.44.56.25.76.25.44.85.15.44.76.56.05.76.44.75.45.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.11.91.92.12.51.62.64.04.24.44.56.25.76.25.44.85.15.44.76.56.05.70.04.75.45.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense


Selling
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value242243273226193218260183144142158140138141136137144174666365686256565746434341403737353527272728262425282324
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax21.421.919.920.321.120.023.727.622.222.719.920.221.023.120.822.423.032.321.323.125.126.70.025.125.628.224.027.729.830.729.229.929.831.630.830.630.532.433.535.233.135.829.832.833.2

Assets

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:Assets


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value132871334713404132901354013575139891410370317097706271197119745774817504746975232966292018981892183518601865190314621220118911481163114710861035945611566578595582557602
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value322321323339329330332390
Percentage of Assets2.42.42.42.62.42.42.45.5
Percentage of Assets2.42.42.42.62.42.42.45.5
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value645634628474468471429486
Percentage of Assets4.94.84.73.63.53.53.16.9
Percentage of Assets4.94.84.73.63.53.53.16.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value120531276012352121691210812330129181293166736681662266236578662367231811
Percentage of Assets90.795.692.291.689.490.892.391.794.994.193.893.092.488.889.961.1
Percentage of Assets90.795.692.291.689.490.892.391.794.994.193.893.092.488.889.961.1
Percentage of Assets nxst:Broadcast100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value123358710511121143112451070117235741543949554183375793985382811551105190170174277
Percentage of Assets9.34.47.88.410.69.27.78.35.15.96.27.07.611.210.112.511.411.038.937.810.09.09.519.0
Percentage of Assets9.34.47.88.410.69.27.78.35.15.96.27.07.611.210.112.511.411.038.937.810.09.09.519.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value106621075610867110351133811459119361215350735198519353675477587659006306626663022681265317601774174817981769183114051197117911571176113610801033942771736758778769741777
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets80.280.681.183.083.784.485.386.272.273.273.575.476.978.878.984.083.983.890.490.892.793.895.396.794.896.296.198.299.2100.7101.199.099.499.899.7126.2130.1131.1130.8132.1132.9129.1

us-gaap:Liabilities us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Liabilitiesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1601481425956576145
Percentage of Liabilities1.51.41.30.50.50.50.50.9
Percentage of Assets1.21.11.10.40.40.40.40.6
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities49.746.244.117.617.317.318.611.6

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Liabilitiesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value516475470306300301307343
Percentage of Liabilities4.84.44.32.82.72.62.66.6
Percentage of Assets3.93.63.52.32.22.22.24.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary80.175.074.864.564.164.071.670.6

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value132871334713404132901354013575139891410370317097706271197119745774817504746975232966292018981892183518601865190314621220118911481163114710861035945611566578595582557602
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value2610257425182234218020932031192819431887185217281633157115701188119012121691521311118056906552185.46-8.442-13.231115.9942.5542.954-160.277-170.583-179.892-183.404-186.967-183.421-175.165-176.263-165.156
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets19.619.318.816.816.115.414.513.727.626.626.224.322.921.121.015.815.916.15.75.26.95.94.43.04.93.43.61.50.5-0.7-1.11.00.60.20.3-26.2-30.1-31.1-30.8-32.1-32.9-29.10.00.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value13931376120913411542151413511435775743767766717100110561029107810823632872612342602892662813172301892042011491681341631018890969084107
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets10.510.39.010.111.411.29.710.211.010.510.910.810.113.414.113.714.414.412.29.813.812.414.215.514.314.821.718.915.917.817.313.015.512.917.316.615.715.616.315.615.217.8

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value5.7594.4964.4029.7359.9639.4219.83720
Percentage of AssetsCurrent0.40.30.40.70.60.60.72.7
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.3
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities1.81.41.42.93.02.93.05.4

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value4941353128283246
Percentage of AssetsCurrent3.53.02.92.31.81.92.46.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.30.30.20.20.20.20.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary7.66.55.76.66.16.17.79.5

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Assets
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value841845
Percentage of AssetsCurrent69.662.5
Percentage of Assets6.36.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees0.00.0

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302009-12-31
Value313339152409664434232317791281451181471091151358572872927124323264413168325040244522681212117.5467.814122023177.77312
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.42.51.13.14.93.21.72.31.11.82.11.72.11.51.51.81.21.03.01.01.40.72.41.31.42.39.05.62.74.43.42.14.22.27.32.02.22.01.31.32.20.03.90.00.00.0

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value10129.0669.1538.5568.7661219
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue3.53.85.92.21.32.05.613.1
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary1.72.01.41.91.81.93.03.9

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value329356169426681450248334791281451181471091151358572101543
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.52.71.33.25.03.31.82.41.11.82.11.72.11.51.51.81.21.034.22.4

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value895920904782762888883860542540547551524542562518503533218214206199192174171164127109106104109102104927467666471605963
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.76.96.85.95.66.56.36.17.77.67.77.77.47.37.56.96.77.17.47.310.910.610.59.49.28.68.78.99.09.19.48.99.68.97.911.011.711.112.010.410.610.5

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value2822191918181722
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent3.12.52.22.52.42.12.04.2
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.10.10.10.10.10.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary4.33.63.14.13.93.94.24.7

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent


Prepaid
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1679913513298107151121342222444544713430331527146.577.3247.9863.5355.692161312106.0665.8622.69111112.4121.1671.6441.7341.6810.811.986
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.30.71.01.00.70.81.10.90.50.30.30.60.60.61.00.50.40.40.51.00.80.30.40.40.20.31.11.11.00.90.50.50.21.11.20.40.20.30.30.30.10.3

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Prepaid
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value9.9985.7456.7262.5411.6321.7731.9214.423
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent6.05.85.01.91.71.61.319.5
Percentage of Assets0.10.00.10.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary1.50.91.10.50.30.40.40.9

Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:AssetsNoncurrent us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

us-gaap:AssetsNoncurrent

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Assets
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value364405
Percentage of AssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.72.9
Percentage of Assets nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees0.00.0

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value2224178911701093563517454404356311
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets16.612.816.614.619.028.231.134.737.752.3

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

nxst:StudioAndTransmissionEquipment


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value922691555539363339305
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross41.538.647.549.464.565.567.2
Percentage of Assets6.94.97.97.212.318.520.9
Percentage of Assets nxst:StudioAndTransmissionEquipment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value361354231225817365554839
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross16.219.819.820.614.414.214.313.713.512.6
Percentage of Assets2.72.53.33.02.74.04.44.85.16.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ComputerEquipment


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value1521219796403126
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross6.96.88.38.87.16.15.7
Percentage of Assets1.10.91.41.31.41.71.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ComputerEquipment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value10018774217.4287.689.1169.4167.3646.654
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross4.510.56.41.91.31.52.02.32.12.1
Percentage of Assets0.81.31.10.30.30.40.60.80.81.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FurnitureAndFixtures


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value25241818111010
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross1.21.41.61.72.02.12.2
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.30.30.40.60.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FurnitureAndFixtures0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value53930512612732291614117.862
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross24.217.010.811.75.75.73.73.63.22.5
Percentage of Assets4.02.21.81.71.11.61.11.21.21.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value675727299.9099.6167.6334.3961.8212.773
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross3.03.22.42.71.81.91.71.10.50.9
Percentage of Assets0.50.40.40.40.30.50.50.40.20.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Vehicles


Property
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value54483835171514121211
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross2.42.73.33.23.13.13.23.23.43.7
Percentage of Assets0.40.40.50.50.60.91.01.11.31.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Vehicles0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Accumulated
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value619499438359287251216191176164
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.63.66.24.89.713.714.816.518.627.7

Amortization Of Intangible Assets

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value73737069697084423636383737363833384811111112121111137.1536.3926.1126.1937.2487.9966.9147.996.3995.485.5115.6045.5687.2137.3595.8395.8815.9325.987
Percentage of AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value717169686869833730303131313236313345
Percentage of AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets97.196.999.199.098.798.498.487.784.684.081.284.685.788.394.692.486.395.4
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:Broadcast0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value2.1622.2510.6370.6740.9071.1621.3715.2285.5875.8937.2925.715.3054.2492.0842.585.2832.2253.4283.333.3673.3684.7012.9462.8112.172
Percentage of AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets2.93.10.91.01.31.61.612.315.416.018.815.414.311.75.47.613.74.629.428.929.727.936.626.025.016.6
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateAndOther0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value15921600160415981581154612901257748739731723720725734738738741276283283287266271276277237215219205212219209214180139140143146141133137
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.012.012.012.011.711.49.28.910.610.410.410.210.19.79.89.89.99.99.39.715.015.214.514.614.814.616.317.718.417.918.219.119.320.719.022.924.924.824.624.324.022.7

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1515161919191910
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet1.01.01.01.21.21.31.51.5
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.2
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities4.84.95.05.85.95.95.92.8

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value6363614742424230
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet4.04.03.93.02.72.73.34.2
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.50.40.30.30.30.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary9.810.09.910.09.08.99.96.3

Long Term Investments

us-gaap:LongTermInvestments

us-gaap:LongTermInvestments


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value1191118513331313130713221477149913
Percentage of LongTermInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets9.08.910.09.99.79.710.610.60.2

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value298229822984286128802879299630822166216721672187218421832142214621452121473488459459451445443441256214213198198188167167148112112112112109109109
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets22.422.322.321.521.321.221.421.930.830.530.730.730.729.328.628.628.728.216.016.724.224.324.623.923.823.217.517.618.017.217.016.415.416.215.718.419.919.518.918.819.518.1

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-29
Value109
Percentage of Goodwill0.0
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:BestReviewsLLC0.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.34
Percentage of Goodwill0.1
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions0.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value8941057
Percentage of Goodwill30.00.0
Percentage of Assets6.70.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:TribuneMediaCompany0.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value4.347.6434.34
Percentage of Goodwill0.10.30.2
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-31
Value18
Percentage of Goodwill0.6
Percentage of Assets0.1
Percentage of Assets nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions0.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value636363102102102102121
Percentage of Goodwill2.12.12.13.63.63.63.45.6
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.50.80.80.80.71.7
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities19.819.919.730.231.131.030.831.2

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value152152153138135135135154
Percentage of Goodwill5.15.15.24.94.74.74.57.1
Percentage of Assets1.11.11.11.01.01.01.02.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary23.624.024.429.328.928.731.631.8

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:ReportingUnit

nxst:CableNetwork


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-31
Value400
Percentage of Goodwill13.4
Percentage of Assets3.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:CableNetwork0.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value287228722874286128802879299630822123212521252125212221222122449
Percentage of Goodwill96.396.396.3100.0100.0100.0100.0100.098.098.098.097.297.297.299.195.0
Percentage of Assets21.621.521.421.521.321.221.421.930.229.930.129.929.828.528.415.2
Percentage of Assets nxst:Broadcast23.822.523.323.523.823.423.223.831.831.832.132.132.332.131.624.8

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value10910910942424262626119140140129233838383810
Percentage of Goodwill3.73.73.72.02.02.02.82.82.80.96.66.56.15.07.98.48.48.64.2
Percentage of Assets0.80.80.80.60.60.60.90.90.80.31.91.91.70.81.32.02.02.10.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateAndOther8.918.710.411.910.29.712.511.57.32.615.016.515.62.03.520.322.822.23.9

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value279628672939295529673036325929111396143214911527155715921581157416061466324336312323314321332347194170178156162170148155122647075818489102
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets21.021.521.922.221.922.423.320.619.920.221.121.521.921.421.121.021.519.510.911.516.517.117.117.317.818.313.314.015.013.614.014.813.615.013.010.612.413.113.714.516.017.0

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3030315152545574
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet1.11.11.11.81.81.81.75.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.40.40.40.41.1
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value8991939163656687
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet3.23.23.23.12.12.12.05.9
Percentage of Assets0.70.70.70.70.50.50.51.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary, us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value0.4760.6130.7481.250.430.460.5131.404
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-31
Value215522022250229022842330253225601345137314011429145114801509146214871342301308279286276283290297168
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet77.176.876.677.577.076.877.787.996.395.994.093.693.293.095.592.892.691.692.891.789.588.488.088.387.485.686.9
Percentage of Assets16.216.516.817.216.917.218.118.219.119.419.920.120.419.920.219.519.917.910.210.614.715.115.115.215.615.611.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-31
Value640664688664683705727351515889981051117111211812323283237373741492524271011131214121.7912.0782.677
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet22.923.223.422.523.023.222.312.13.74.16.06.46.87.04.57.27.48.47.28.310.511.612.011.712.614.413.114.515.56.97.38.18.69.29.82.83.03.3
Percentage of Assets4.85.05.15.05.15.25.22.50.70.81.31.41.51.51.01.51.61.60.81.01.72.02.12.02.22.61.72.02.30.91.01.21.21.41.30.30.40.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value295285282219227230235237104108
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.12.11.71.71.71.71.71.51.5

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value421426418360422439451408165235125141172186199202698885827885534356651198069686959541930346.3146.9586.6197.4856.9766.918
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.23.23.12.73.13.23.22.92.43.31.82.02.42.52.72.70.91.22.92.84.24.52.92.33.03.48.16.65.96.06.05.15.01.93.25.71.11.21.11.31.31.1

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value2.1512.3612.5684.1065.9226.3766.8183.652
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent0.50.60.61.11.41.51.52.9
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities0.70.70.81.21.81.92.00.9

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value868178126061128.073
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent20.619.118.83.414.313.92.86.4
Percentage of Assets0.70.60.60.10.40.50.10.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary13.412.812.52.612.813.03.01.7

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1402172181611761381571097072677466803161273619252924252322201610121310131311128.9489.3179.2849.1759.249.1510
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.11.61.61.21.31.01.10.81.01.01.01.00.91.10.40.80.40.50.70.91.61.31.41.31.21.11.10.81.01.20.91.11.21.11.31.51.61.61.51.61.61.7

Accrued Liabilities Current

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value31932430727944053354249714015814315012614515918920016571706454605138383228332024232219181312101311108.536
Percentage of AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.42.42.32.13.33.93.93.52.02.22.02.11.81.92.12.52.72.22.42.43.42.93.32.82.12.02.22.42.81.82.12.02.11.91.92.22.21.72.22.01.81.4

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value638729730671822915947109449442940436729468567076479455118918115514514614312313697827369839863785866485557644953
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.85.55.55.16.16.76.87.87.06.15.75.24.19.29.010.210.67.36.46.28.27.78.07.76.67.26.76.76.26.17.28.65.87.66.110.88.69.69.611.18.88.9

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3431301916161917
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent5.54.34.23.02.11.82.14.4
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.20.10.10.10.10.2
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities10.89.99.45.85.14.95.94.5

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3732302121202372
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent5.84.44.23.22.62.32.518.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.20.20.20.20.21.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary5.85.14.94.64.54.45.614.9

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Liabilities
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value114138
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent15.614.6
Percentage of Assets0.91.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees0.00.0

Long Term Debt Current

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value3324212260561091429495964241929210357202828262422191817157.466.5756.1746.8574.754.1253.52.1751.51.51.51.51.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.20.20.40.40.81.01.41.31.40.60.61.21.21.40.80.30.91.01.41.31.21.11.00.91.10.60.60.50.60.40.40.30.20.20.30.30.30.2

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Long
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value2.251.4923.6633.5483.43354
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent6.76.56.16.33.156.8
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary0.30.30.80.80.811.2

Operating Lease Liability Current

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-30
Value38353534343534
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.30.30.30.2

Other Accrued Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-31
Value1051421001111181161571235265777054534659716020201918221613201611119.8849.839107.309107.1213.6223.184.324
Percentage of OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.81.10.70.80.90.91.10.90.80.91.11.00.80.70.60.81.00.80.70.71.01.01.20.90.71.11.10.91.00.90.80.90.71.00.80.60.60.7

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value7071781462556054232612191516171510129.71415109.9148.9789.0168.2897.185.5431610104.8074.3211.761.7471.1311.131.1311.1311.1311.131.1311.086
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.60.10.50.40.40.40.30.40.20.30.20.20.20.20.10.20.30.50.50.50.50.50.40.40.41.30.90.90.40.40.20.20.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3431301916161917
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent49.744.438.7133.527.229.332.6142.4
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.20.10.10.10.10.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary5.45.04.84.23.63.54.63.6

Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesNoncurrent

nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1251161124039404227
Percentage of LiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.90.90.80.30.30.30.30.4
Percentage of Assets nxst:NonGuarantorVariableInterestEntities38.936.334.711.812.112.412.67.1

us-gaap:LiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Liabilities
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.29310
Percentage of LiabilitiesNoncurrent0.324.1
Percentage of Assets0.00.1
Percentage of Assets nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees0.00.0

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302011-12-31
Value76197592766878828038804684928535378438923981414842874335436243904435450123422348148715141476148515001544123610871088106710711011994927857615609640
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets57.356.957.259.359.459.360.760.553.854.856.458.360.258.158.358.559.459.879.080.478.480.080.479.880.481.184.589.191.592.992.088.191.589.690.7100.6107.6107.6

Long Term Debt Noncurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value75867567764678597977799083838393368937973884410542454243426942864377448123142320146114891454146514811526122010791081106110641006990924855613607621638621614642
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets57.156.757.059.158.958.959.959.552.553.555.057.759.656.957.157.158.659.678.079.477.078.779.278.879.480.283.588.591.092.491.587.791.189.390.4100.4107.3107.4107.4106.6110.2106.6

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value354327327244239240241243
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent4.74.34.33.13.03.02.96.3
Percentage of Assets2.72.42.41.81.81.81.73.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary54.951.652.051.551.150.956.250.1

Deferred Income Tax Liabilities Net

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet


Deferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value168216731674168616981710
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.712.512.512.712.512.2

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Deferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312018-12-31
Value32292922222222
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet2.01.81.81.31.31.30.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.20.20.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary5.14.74.74.74.85.24.6

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Pension
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value212019
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.10.3
Percentage of Assets nxst:MediaGeneralInc us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.00.0

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Pension
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value707188
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent330.0347.7454.2
Percentage of Assets0.50.51.3
Percentage of Assets nxst:MediaGeneralInc us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.00.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Pension
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value5.1675.374
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent24.026.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.0
Percentage of Assets nxst:TribuneMediaCompany us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Pension
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value256367
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent1192.71777.2
Percentage of Assets1.92.6
Percentage of Assets nxst:TribuneMediaCompany us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit0.00.0

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value151618202121
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.20.20.2

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value75478681581884085689497724633427025430332034035320720745403945465045513326171820221914137.9328.1078.1228.1338.6738.7299.007
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.75.96.16.26.26.36.46.93.54.73.83.64.34.34.64.72.82.81.51.42.12.42.62.72.52.72.32.21.51.61.81.91.81.41.41.31.41.41.41.51.61.5

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value9286821717404227
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent12.311.010.22.12.14.84.710.2
Percentage of Assets0.70.70.60.10.10.30.30.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary14.313.713.23.73.78.79.85.7

Operating Lease Liability Noncurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-30
Value247237234171177185188
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.91.81.71.31.31.31.3

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Two

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value51474839
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.40.40.3

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Three

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value47444436
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.30.30.3

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value35314133
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.20.30.3

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value29
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets0.2

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due After Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value139
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets1.0

Operating Lease Liability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2862732702062202209094
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.12.01.61.61.61.31.3

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value363352350247
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.72.62.61.9

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Undiscounted Excess Amount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value77788041
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.3

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value2610257425182234218020932031192819431887185217281633157115701188119012121691521311118056906552185.46-8.442-13.231115.9942.5542.954-160.277-170.583-179.892-183.404-186.967-183.421-175.165-176.263-165.156
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets19.619.318.816.816.115.414.513.727.626.626.224.322.921.121.015.815.916.15.75.26.95.94.43.04.93.43.61.50.5-0.7-1.11.00.60.20.3-26.2-30.1-31.1-30.8-32.1-32.9-29.10.00.0

Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value2625259125362254220121162053195019581899186817511642158115811198120312202842671381178661967156229.46-13.2312.239-184.119
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets19.819.418.917.016.315.614.713.827.826.826.524.623.121.221.116.016.116.29.69.27.36.24.73.35.23.83.91.80.8-1.10.2-30.9

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock

us-gaap:CommonClassA


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value0.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.4730.3160.3160.3160.3160.3160.3160.3130.3120.3090.3060.2170.154
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.20.30.40.30.40.61.4-2.39.7-0.1
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonClassA0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value34343419191919-14.316-14.316-14.316-14.3166.146.146.146.14
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest1.31.31.40.90.90.91.0-0.7-0.7-0.8-0.80.40.40.40.4
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.10.10.10.1-0.1-0.2-0.2-0.20.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value132713341362135113401333135313461337133213511344133713311342137013801388386392398402396399402398398397396410406
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest50.651.553.759.960.963.065.969.168.370.272.376.781.484.284.9114.4114.7113.8136.1146.8288.2342.4458.7647.0418.6557.3704.04198.8-2999.118334.7-220.9
Percentage of Assets10.010.010.210.29.99.89.79.519.018.819.118.918.817.917.918.318.518.513.013.521.021.321.621.521.620.927.233.434.143.468.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302013-12-31
Value1516182021222121141116239.01510109.49138.7711151156.4166.1465.6995.4575.5845.9054.04.00.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.60.60.70.91.01.11.11.10.70.60.91.40.50.60.70.81.10.740.543.04.65.26.68.85.88.37.142.3-0.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.30.10.10.10.10.20.13.93.90.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-06-302013-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value1823165814881149984910778675701654620484400330299-78.958-125.433-169.426-176.583-197.065-221.864-246.393-268.12-295.294-312.576-332.897-345.804-392.057-410.354-408.569-591.061
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest69.564.058.751.044.743.037.934.635.834.533.227.624.420.918.9-6.6-10.4-13.9-62.1-73.6-160.6-209.6-310.4-478.4-324.8-466.0-611.6-4144.43101.5-18247.8321.0
Percentage of Assets13.712.411.18.77.36.75.64.810.09.28.86.85.64.44.0-1.1-1.7-2.3-6.0-6.7-11.7-13.0-14.6-15.9-16.8-17.5-23.6-33.0-35.3-43.2-99.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value-575.724-453.769-367.132-286.705-164.847-170.957-121.388-79.299-81.381-86.146-105.685-107.037-111.846-97.29-78.063-103.228-64.763-7.715-41.513-43.619-44.814-45.063-47.746-48.121
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-21.9-17.5-14.5-12.7-7.5-8.1-5.9-4.1-4.2-4.5-5.7-6.1-6.8-6.2-4.9-8.6-5.4-0.6-14.6-16.3-32.4-38.3-55.3-78.0
Percentage of Assets-4.3-3.4-2.7-2.2-1.2-1.3-0.9-0.6-1.2-1.2-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.3-1.0-1.4-0.9-0.1-1.4-1.5-2.4-2.4-2.6-2.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:TreasuryStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

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us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonClassA


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0473000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0316000.0313000.0312000.0309000.0309000.0306000.0306000.0304000.0300000.0255000.0217000.0156000.0155000.0154000.0154000.0154000.0151000.0150000.0
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonClassA0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Additional Paid In Capital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Additional
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value132713341362135113401333135313461337133213511344133713311342137013801388386392398402396399402398398394397394396408407410410408407407406406403403
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets10.010.010.210.29.99.89.79.519.018.819.118.918.817.917.918.318.518.513.013.521.021.321.621.521.620.927.232.333.434.334.135.637.539.643.466.872.070.468.369.772.366.9

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit


Retained
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1823165814881149984910778675701654620484400330299-78.958-125.433-169.426-176.583-197.065-221.864-246.393-268.12-295.294-312.576-332.897-345.804-376.653-392.057-403.001-410.354-397.902-401.497-407.864-407.854-568.951-578.512-587.33-590.346-593.61-587.351-578.455
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.712.411.18.77.36.75.64.810.09.28.86.85.64.44.0-1.1-1.7-2.3-6.0-6.7-11.7-13.0-14.6-15.9-16.8-17.5-23.6-30.9-33.0-35.1-35.3-34.7-36.9-39.4-43.1-93.1-102.1-101.6-99.2-101.9-105.3-96.0

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value34343419191919-14.316-14.316-14.316-14.3166.146.146.146.14
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.30.10.10.10.1-0.1-0.2-0.2-0.20.10.10.10.1

Treasury Stock Value

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value5754533672861641701217981861051071119778103647.7154143444547
Percentage of TreasuryStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.33.42.72.21.21.30.90.61.21.21.51.51.61.31.01.40.90.11.41.52.42.42.6

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value151618202121
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.20.20.2

Adjustments To Additional Paid In Capital Sharebased Compensation Requisite Service Period Recognition Value

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue


Adjustments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
Value1011121212109.59119.6918.0698.4538.2128.1956.46.5566.2036.4994.812.3882.9132.9553.1342.8852.8532.8042.8582.1141.9281.9131.6430.50.5860.4990.4950.6370.2970.2110.2170.2990.29
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Adjustments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
Value1011121212109.59119.6918.0698.4538.2128.1956.46.5566.2036.4994.812.3882.9132.9553.1342.8852.8532.8042.8581.9131.6430.50.5860.4990.4950.6370.2970.2110.2170.2990.29
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1474483761603024151017911112423717514417945-47.6852844-18.389310.72913112616265.374124.514171223
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.040.227.414.333.038.09.212.017.219.929.725.321.929.17.0-7.819.533.4-13.325.40.611.79.629.318.431.16.217.06.025.312.432.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-20.303-22.807-300.112-61.49-29.177351-120.002-4545.297-23.103-13.753-13.776-43.742-16.961-101.035-24.08459-68.304-26.026-10.432-70.583-39.209-127.894-199.078-32.375-3.121-4.043-22.767-23.89-3.772-4.15-1.917-3.16
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.8-2.0-21.8-5.5-3.232.2-10.9-685.0-3.6-2.2-1.7-6.3-2.6-16.4-3.775.2-46.5-19.4-7.6-56.1-31.1-114.0-171.4-36.0-3.5-4.8-26.4-31.9-5.0-5.9-2.0-4.3

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-153.507-238.372-333.777-353.418-42.444-564.15-66.8344719-137.375-127.36-196.735-161.045-89.249-84.861-41.996-362.32421-8.153441761682445.801-12.605-17.696176.425-9.025-16.398-4.217-10.309
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-13.6-21.4-24.2-31.6-4.6-51.7-6.1711.3-21.2-20.3-24.7-23.2-13.5-13.8-6.4-59.214.4-6.132.014.148.761.0210.66.4-14.2-21.219.98.6-12.0-23.4-4.3-14.1

Increase Decrease In Accounts Payable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value-75.069-1.83553-13.35831-18.32449-2.201-1.6623.88919
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Accounts Receivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-21.7341610916-117.2447.26852-54.3033.854-4.184-1.72227-13.99-42.9494919-5.985-7.2734.4458.437.5386.877184.4198.148-0.934112.2990.333-3.9589.705-2.00212187.7331.4022.554-6.3419.52-4.6257.608-4.3265.88-5.506
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1474483761603024151017911112423717514417945-47.6852844-18.389310.72913112616265.374124.514171223
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.040.227.414.333.038.09.212.017.219.929.725.321.929.17.0-7.819.533.4-13.325.40.611.79.629.318.431.16.217.06.025.312.432.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value20020036419099156113-5.8476854153100874837846436.04920242421271720123015107.353-12.4523.5956.3670.7051619.5618.8183.0163.264-6.259-2.584-6.31214-2.995-9.421
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.718.026.517.110.914.410.3-0.910.58.819.214.513.37.857.97.67.01.16.69.09.48.510.87.79.26.316.09.87.45.5-9.02.95.00.6138.710.69.93.63.8-8.4-3.4-9.014.7-4.1-12.6

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value6467665348517.822
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss32.533.618.228.049.033.0-133.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.76.14.84.85.34.70.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees19.320.318.817.415.916.216.8

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value19919936218998157113-5.178705615499864737942484.94420252422271719113015107.353
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.717.926.416.910.714.410.3-0.810.99.119.414.413.17.758.16.97.70.96.69.39.58.70.07.69.05.916.09.87.45.5

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvestee

nxst:TVFoodNetwork, us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value20721521217015516524
Percentage of ProfitLoss104.0108.258.490.1158.9104.9-482.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.419.315.415.317.115.20.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax nxst:TVFoodNetwork us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentNonconsolidatedInvesteeOrGroupOfInvestees61.664.860.155.750.851.653.8

us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-0.343-1.717-1.335-1.371-1.4540.7790.6390.6692.7331.9951.381-0.686-1.126-0.7811.375-4.4034.463-1.105-0.0710.8170.270.5470.242-0.127-0.421-0.995
Percentage of ProfitLoss-0.2-0.9-0.4-0.7-1.50.50.6-12.93.93.50.9-0.7-1.3-1.60.4-10.59.2-22.4-0.33.21.12.50.9-0.7-2.1-8.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.0-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.20.10.10.10.40.30.2-0.1-0.2-0.10.2-0.70.7-0.2-0.00.30.10.20.0-0.1-0.2-0.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value20020036419099156113-5.8476854153100874837846436.0492024242127172012
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.2100.9100.4100.7101.599.599.4112.996.196.599.1100.7101.3101.699.6110.590.8122.4100.396.898.997.599.1100.7102.1108.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.718.026.517.110.914.410.3-0.910.58.819.214.513.37.857.97.67.01.16.69.09.48.50.07.79.26.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation


Share
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1011121212109.59119.6918.0698.4538.2128.1956.46.5566.2036.4994.812.3882.9132.9553.1342.8852.8532.8042.8582.1141.9281.9131.6430.50.5860.4990.4950.6370.2970.2110.2170.2990.290.2880.2850.3320.313
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-20.303-22.807-300.112-61.49-29.177351-120.002-4545.297-23.103-13.753-13.776-43.742-16.961-101.035-24.08459-68.304-26.026-10.432-70.583-39.209-127.894-199.078-32.375-3.121-4.043-22.767-23.89-3.772-4.15-1.917-3.16
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.8-2.0-21.8-5.5-3.232.2-10.9-685.0-3.6-2.2-1.7-6.3-2.6-16.4-3.775.2-46.5-19.4-7.6-56.1-31.1-114.0-171.4-36.0-3.5-4.8-26.4-31.9-5.0-5.9-2.0-4.3

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value3432465455608738422842271521232113136.228107.2947.7417.7397.9096.9726.4016.4854.8395.0823.9832.0484.3885.7336.7866.2363.8263.1224.0762.5073.892.7844.1681.9173.16
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-153.507-238.372-333.777-353.418-42.444-564.15-66.8344719-137.375-127.36-196.735-161.045-89.249-84.861-41.996-362.32421-8.153441761682445.801-12.605-17.696176.425-9.025-16.398-4.217-10.309
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-13.6-21.4-24.2-31.6-4.6-51.7-6.1711.3-21.2-20.3-24.7-23.2-13.5-13.8-6.4-59.214.4-6.132.014.148.761.0210.66.4-14.2-21.219.98.6-12.0-23.4-4.3-14.1

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1026921505.62851440.04520.039810.00.00.0585.05.00.04112120.0240.043055987053833316.02719500.00.00.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

nxst:ShieldMediaLLC, nxst:TermLoanA


Repayments
Period End2020-11-23
Value20
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:TermLoanB, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Repayments
Period End2020-09-03
Value224
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.0

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:TermLoans, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Repayments
Period End2020-09-03
Value224
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Repayments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.075
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.00.0

nxst:TermLoans, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Repayments
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-092020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2500.02002300.010080
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Repayments
Period End2021-07-28
Value75
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Repayments
Period End2020-10-30
Value300
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt0.0

Payments Of Dividends Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value2930242525252020202017171717131314147.3677.3627.3617.3555.8166.0055.9445.9214.6334.6324.5924.5883.6483.5973.5283.5290.00.00.00.0
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302015-12-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-30
Value137121841250.0720.00.016330.0400.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations


Effective
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312013-06-30
Value26.223.125.60.2760.291.1510.2740.2240.2610.2780.270.4320.4-5.9590.4060.4270.40.4308
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value21.4222.3621.9223.4821.5621.5417.616.24
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value167417106306171268680-49.305
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value234244103108591429.101
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits


Unrecognized
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value454512233.73.73.73.73.6773.6773.6773.677
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312012-12-312011-12-31
Value23183.0712.1550.0151
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

nxst:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity

nxst:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity


Adjustments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value50000.000-1390000.0
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity100.00.00.0100.0

nxst:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Adjustments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value1000.000-1381000.0
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity2.00.00.099.4

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Adjustments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value000-9000.0
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalDisposalOfEntity0.00.00.00.6

nxst:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsBadDebtExpense

nxst:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsBadDebtExpense


Allowance
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value5.3148.6
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsBadDebtExpense100.0100.0100.0

nxst:AmortizationOfBroadcastRights

nxst:AmortizationOfBroadcastRights


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value31303231353738181314141515162727252413141514151514148.6338.7718.288.6328.5729.1888.8668.8136.1085.5635.1925.5485.896.655.2625.5875.7535.4214.996
Percentage of AmortizationOfBroadcastRights100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentlyLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentlyLiabilities

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value-2000000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentlyLiabilities100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInDeferredTaxLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInDeferredTaxLiabilities

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value5400000.0-9400000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInDeferredTaxLiabilities100.0100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInIncomeTaxPayable us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInIncomeTaxPayable

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value-4.899999999999996
Percentage of BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInIncomeTaxPayable100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentAssets

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value2.4
Percentage of BusinessCombinationIncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentAssets100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationPurchasePriceSettledAgainstLoansReceivable dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:BusinessCombinationPurchasePriceSettledAgainstLoansReceivable

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:AssetPurchaseAgreement


Business
Period End2020-09-01
Value49
Percentage of BusinessCombinationPurchasePriceSettledAgainstLoansReceivable100.0

nxst:CapitalExpendituresRelatedToStationRepack

nxst:CapitalExpendituresRelatedToStationRepack


Capital
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.04.45.419131623192214136.61.55.4
Percentage of CapitalExpendituresRelatedToStationRepack100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:DefinedBenefitRetirementPlansNumberOfParticipantsElectedPercentage us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:DefinedBenefitRetirementPlansNumberOfParticipantsElectedPercentage

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Defined
Period End2020-09-30
Value55.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitRetirementPlansNumberOfParticipantsElectedPercentage100.0

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements


Effective
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value-1.32.5
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements100.0100.0

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseGoodwill

nxst:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseGoodwill


Effective
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value-1.43.737.3
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseGoodwill100.0100.0100.0

nxst:EffectiveRateOfReimbursementForRepack us-gaap:Range

nxst:EffectiveRateOfReimbursementForRepack

srt:Minimum


Effective
Period End2020-07-13
Value0.99
Percentage of EffectiveRateOfReimbursementForRepack100.0

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentsAmortizationOfBasisDifference

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentsAmortizationOfBasisDifference


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value363636363636404.0380.1130.1030.2220.103
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestmentsAmortizationOfBasisDifference100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum

nxst:GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum


Gain
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value0.00.010
Percentage of GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum0.00.0100.0

nxst:GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:MediaGeneralInc


Gain
Period End2020-09-302020-04-30
Value0.010
Percentage of GainLossOnRelinquishmentOfSpectrum0.00.0

nxst:GoodwillDivestituresAndDisposalAccumulatedImpairmentLoss

nxst:GoodwillDivestituresAndDisposalAccumulatedImpairmentLoss


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.042
Percentage of GoodwillDivestituresAndDisposalAccumulatedImpairmentLoss0.0100.0

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodADivestituresNet

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodADivestituresNet


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of GoodwillDuringPeriodADivestituresNet0.0

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-31
Value124
Percentage of GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross100.0

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-31
Value124
Percentage of GoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet100.0

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross

nxst:GoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value0.0420.0
Percentage of GoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross0.0100.00.0

nxst:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustmentsGross

nxst:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustmentsGross


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value18000.0-1501000.0-1807000.0
Percentage of GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustmentsGross100.0100.0100.0

nxst:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference

nxst:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value646665524851567.255-0.552-0.388-0.401-0.784
Percentage of IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

nxst:TVFoodNetwork


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value6567
Percentage of IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestmentsNetBeforeAmortizationOfBasisDifference101.5101.1

nxst:IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements

nxst:IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value06500000.0
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseAuditSettlements0.0100.0

nxst:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities

nxst:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value31-29.83413-5.39-82.095-10.10267-21.27210-15.818-42.362
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-31
Value53
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsGross100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-31
Value53
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodAcquisitionsNet100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresGross0.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresNet


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodDivestituresNet0.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementNet

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementNet


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0-753000.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementNet0.0100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementPeriodGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementPeriodGross


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0-753000.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwillDuringPeriodMeasurementPeriodGross0.0100.0

nxst:MaximumConsolidatedFirstLienNetLeverageRatio us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:MaximumConsolidatedFirstLienNetLeverageRatio

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Maximum
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value04.250
Percentage of MaximumConsolidatedFirstLienNetLeverageRatio0.0100.00.0

nxst:OtherInvestingActivitiesNet

nxst:OtherInvestingActivitiesNet


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value-680000.01381000.0344000.0117000.0315000.0171000.01762000.051000.0171000.0
Percentage of OtherInvestingActivitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:PaymentsForBroadcastRights

nxst:PaymentsForBroadcastRights


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value4645464649515318131414141616161616135.7625.4045.586.2586.1935.4955.5145.2712.9173.032.9293.1493.163.6523.6793.72.4882.1682.22.3132.14112-7.2372.4782.44812
Percentage of PaymentsForBroadcastRights100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:PaymentsForFinanceLeaseAndCapitalizedSoftwareObligations

nxst:PaymentsForFinanceLeaseAndCapitalizedSoftwareObligations


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value8.2271.3541.8836.3634.5091.7922.7561.412
Percentage of PaymentsForFinanceLeaseAndCapitalizedSoftwareObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:ProceedsFromResolutionOfAcquiredContingency

nxst:ProceedsFromResolutionOfAcquiredContingency


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.00.098
Percentage of ProceedsFromResolutionOfAcquiredContingency0.00.00.0100.0

nxst:ProceedsFromSpectrumRepackReimbursementsFromFCC

nxst:ProceedsFromSpectrumRepackReimbursementsFromFCC


Proceeds
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value5.4155.91412251216201914165.389
Percentage of ProceedsFromSpectrumRepackReimbursementsFromFCC100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:ReimbursementFromFCCRelatedToStationRepack

nxst:ReimbursementFromFCCRelatedToStationRepack


Reimbursement
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6.9265.4155.91412251216201914165.3895.6971.364
Percentage of ReimbursementFromFCCRelatedToStationRepack100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions

nxst:VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions


Vesting
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-2.173-5.3242.651.5180.17-6.2980.6540.266-0.481-7.849
Percentage of VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Vesting
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-18.082-39.698-1.22-1.637-5.94-29.316-2.372-1.816-5.246-27.388
Percentage of VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions832.1745.6-46.0-107.8-3494.1465.5-362.7-682.71090.6348.9

us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Vesting
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value15343.873.1556.11233.0262.0824.76519
Percentage of VestingOfRestrictedStockUnitsAndExerciseOfStockOptions-732.1-645.6146.0207.83594.1-365.5462.7782.7-990.6-248.9

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-31
Value3.7183.6943.9124.3514.3294.6364.9852.7251.9251.9422.1022.4272.612.6262.6742.6522.4672.692.2551.4940.9540.9460.9960.940.9310.8850.759
Percentage of AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value1.7
Percentage of BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationBargainPurchaseGainRecognizedAmount us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationBargainPurchaseGainRecognizedAmount

nxst:WDKYTV


Business
Period End2020-09-17
Value19
Percentage of BusinessCombinationBargainPurchaseGainRecognizedAmount100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TelevisionStationsKMSSKPEJANDKLJB


Business
Period End2020-09-01
Value53
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:AssetPurchaseAgreement


Business
Period End2020-09-01
Value53
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

nxst:KSHV, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Business
Period End2021-07-06
Value0.1
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:ShieldMediaLLC, nxst:WXXATVAndWLAJTV, nxst:OptionAgreement


Business
Period End2020-08-10
Value20
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:EWScrippsCompany, stpr:NY, nxst:WPIX, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent, nxst:OptionAgreement


Business
Period End2020-07-08
Value75
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred1 us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:EWScrippsCompany, stpr:NY, nxst:WPIX, nxst:OptionAgreement


Business
Period End2020-07-08
Value75
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferred10.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredEquityInterestsIssuedAndIssuable us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredEquityInterestsIssuedAndIssuable

nxst:VENN, us-gaap:SeriesAPreferredStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Business
Period End2020-10-19
Value7000000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationConsiderationTransferredEquityInterestsIssuedAndIssuable100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability1


Business
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value003933000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationContingentConsiderationArrangementsChangeInAmountOfContingentConsiderationLiability10.00.0100.0

us-gaap:CapitalExpendituresIncurredButNotYetPaid

us-gaap:CapitalExpendituresIncurredButNotYetPaid


Capital
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-2.51810-7.145-12.11-1.72828-1.9784.596-4.709271.1563.832104.082.513-1.7310.8872.4381.686-1.5080.8481.3130.710.2990.0411.3211.7590.1080.9340.966-0.2941.265-3.4224.214-0.2840.4072.068-0.928-0.606-2.2111.609-0.466-0.568-0.513
Percentage of CapitalExpendituresIncurredButNotYetPaid100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseExcludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseExcludingExchangeRateEffect


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-26.508187-257.207-254.718230201-85.351254-48.667-16.52426-29.25838-6.531-20.14949
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseExcludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value0.70.70.560.560.560.560.450.450.450.450.3750.3750.3750.3750.30.30.30.30.240.240.240.240.190.190.190.190.150.150.150.150.120.120.120.1200
Percentage of CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:CommonClassA, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Common
Period End2021-01-272020-07-242020-05-012020-01-302019-10-252019-07-252019-01-252018-10-252018-07-262018-04-262018-02-012017-10-262017-07-272017-04-202017-01-262016-10-202016-07-222016-04-212016-01-212015-10-232013-01-24
Value0.70.560.560.560.450.450.450.3750.3750.3750.3750.30.30.30.30.240.240.240.240.190.12
Percentage of CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskPercentage1 us-gaap:MajorCustomers, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByBenchmark

us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskPercentage1

nxst:CustomerOne, us-gaap:SalesRevenueNet


Concentration
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-30
Value12.012.014.0
Percentage of ConcentrationRiskPercentage1100.0100.0100.0

nxst:CustomerTwo, us-gaap:SalesRevenueNet


Concentration
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-30
Value13.013.014.0
Percentage of ConcentrationRiskPercentage1108.3108.3100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1 us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:VariableRate

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility, nxst:LondonInterbankOfferedRateLIBORFloorRate


Debt
Period End2021-06-03
Value0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate10.0

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility, us-gaap:LondonInterbankOfferedRateLIBOR


Debt
Period End2021-06-03
Value2.5
Percentage of DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate10.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1 us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:Maximum, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value2.5
Percentage of DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate10.0

srt:Minimum, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value1.75
Percentage of DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate10.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2021-06-03
Value0.75
Percentage of DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:TermLoanADueTwoThousandTwentyFour, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value5.35.4
Percentage of DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal0.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPeriod, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPeriodOne, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value40.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage100.0

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPeriodThree, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value101.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage252.5

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPeriodTwo, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value104.75
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage261.9

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nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value102.81
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage257.0

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value100.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage250.0

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-103000.0-103000.0-34000.0-43000.0-43000.0-43000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-13000.0-13000.084000.0-13000.0-13000.0-13000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-30
Value42000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit-323.1

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanContributionsByEmployer

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:QualifiedPlan


Defined
Period End2020-09-30
Value0.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanContributionsByEmployer0.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanContributionsByEmployer us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanTaxStatus, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:QualifiedPlan, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Defined
Period End2020-10-09
Value34
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanContributionsByEmployer0.0

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us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value4.454.454.9254.9254.9254.9255.4425.4755.4755.475
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value232322222222223.024
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets529.8529.8449.0453.6453.6453.6416.855.2

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.080.080.1270.1380.1380.1380.1650.20.20.2
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1.851.853.0452.9252.9252.9253.8923.8753.8753.875
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost2312.52312.52397.62119.62119.62119.62358.81937.51937.51937.5

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.0120.0120.0420.0330.0330.0330.0360.005
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost15.015.033.123.923.923.921.82.5

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value8.0618.06111131313131.841
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost10076.210076.29161.49691.39691.39691.38369.1920.5

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.1730.1730.150.1730.1730.1730.1670.20.20.2
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-2.325-2.325-1.85-2.0-2.0-2.0-1.55-1.6-1.6-1.6
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost-1343.9-1343.9-1233.3-1156.1-1156.1-1156.1-928.1-800.0-800.0-800.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.0120.0120.0420.0330.0330.0330.0360.005
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost6.96.928.019.119.119.121.62.5

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-15.168-15.168-11.851-8.719-8.719-8.719-8.636-1.151
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost-8767.6-8767.6-7900.7-5039.9-5039.9-5039.9-5171.3-575.5

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Defined
Period End2020-09-30
Value1600000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1100.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements1 us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-03-31
Value-42000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanRecognizedNetGainLossDueToSettlements10.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost

nxst:MediaGeneralInc, us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3000.03000.0-3000.05000.05000.05000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit


Defined
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value307000.0307000.0218000.0248000.0248000.0248000.0239000.032000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost10233.310233.3-7266.74960.04960.04960.00.00.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanSettlementsPlanAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanSettlementsPlanAssets

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Defined
Period End2020-09-30
Value96
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanSettlementsPlanAssets100.0

us-gaap:Depreciation

us-gaap:Depreciation


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value39393936353538292827312725252625262213121212111311109.2478.8388.5438.4198.7878.5988.2137.986.1965.8965.7155.7485.7925.6185.2055.235.2235.2525.257
Percentage of Depreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Depreciation us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

nxst:Broadcast


Depreciationus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value353434313029332625232521202122212416
Percentage of Depreciation88.586.286.184.984.884.186.390.490.586.181.378.083.582.985.384.594.076.2

us-gaap:CorporateAndOther


Depreciationus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value4.6045.4385.5285.5155.4545.6315.2672.8252.6683.815.8486.0864.1294.4143.844.0311.595.2841.951.8991.5671.5711.7741.7711.4561.168
Percentage of Depreciation11.513.813.915.115.215.913.79.69.513.918.722.016.517.114.715.56.023.814.914.712.312.514.813.512.910.7

us-gaap:DirectOperatingCosts

us-gaap:DirectOperatingCosts


Direct
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value4624494354234164454373222962922792852742782642572522189810092907780756951484541393736342521212222201919201919
Percentage of DirectOperatingCosts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value2930242525252020202017171717131314147.3677.3627.3617.3555.8166.0055.9445.9214.6334.6324.5924.5883.6483.59710-3.529
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value29302425252520202020171717170.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.0

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses


Effective
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value32.30.323
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses100.0100.0

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther


Effective
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value17.60.176
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value29177169.90526170
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

nxst:TVFoodNetwork


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-03-31
Value29177170
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions100.1100.0100.0

nxst:TVFoodNetworks


Equity
Period End2020-09-302020-06-30
Value9.926
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestmentDividendsOrDistributions99.9100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain


Equity
Period End2021-06-30
Value7857000.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain100.0

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseInterestPaymentOnLiability

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseInterestPaymentOnLiability


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value212000.0215000.0219000.0222000.0226000.0228000.00234000.0
Percentage of FinanceLeaseInterestPaymentOnLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value255000.0251000.0248000.0218000.0219000.0215000.00206000.0
Percentage of FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets


Gain
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-09-302010-06-30
Value-5.547-0.038-4.2140.073-0.3770.533-4.677-1.5070.3320.059-0.238-2.3750.97357-2.0710.2490.1720.097-1.1870.005-0.125-0.802-0.4990.007-0.1610.015-1.245-0.0330.005-0.007-0.4930.0040.0020.019-0.4410.082-0.094-0.01-0.01
Percentage of GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value0.0142.4410.4480.0-0.057.075-0.517960.5330.00.00.057
Percentage of GainLossOnSaleOfBusiness100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value-2000000.0-14000000.0-73000000.0
Percentage of GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value-1800000.0-66600000.0
Percentage of GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease90.00.0

us-gaap:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustments

us-gaap:GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustments


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value18000.0-1501000.0-1807000.000
Percentage of GoodwillPurchaseAccountingAdjustments100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value272928151114153.217-0.665-0.491-0.623-0.887-0.128-0.084-0.084-0.0840.00.00.0
Percentage of IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesExpense us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesExpense

nxst:IndianRevenueService, nxst:ChicagoCubsTransactions


Income
Period End2020-12-312020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302016-06-28
Value120107969673
Percentage of IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InternalRevenueServiceIRS, nxst:ChicagoCubsTransactions


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302016-06-28
Value3.012411573
Percentage of IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesExpense0.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-105.077623.75-119.6332974-201.49144-27.64412281.019-6.05418135-332.819155-0.944-0.027-0.175-0.0190.146-2.091-5.6-10.621-4.478-1.7190.0-0.2110.141-0.199-0.7840.6880.093-0.2980.0980.1450.082-0.2920.0870.1190.089
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedTaxesPayable us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedTaxesPayable

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:InternalRevenueServiceIRS


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value0.04040
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedTaxesPayable0.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-8.2062.39229.36-1.43113-10.35420-3.754-2.309-0.308-6.623-5.288-0.184473-195.9916816-24.441-11.137-12.198-6.815-17.162-10.195-11.179-5.139
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthorityName

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:InternalRevenueServiceIRS


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value0.0140140
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInDeferredIncomeTaxes-0.05857.71495.7

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value2790000.01515000.0-1788000.0307000.0-11920000.0-214000.03670000.0-70000.03898000.0-2248000.0-1121000.0-1200000.0-848000.01567000.0732000.0-524000.0-701000.0771000.0-376000.0306000.0-93000.0-81000.068000.0-242000.0-63000.0-56000.0-72000.0-109000.0-60000.0-92000.0-54000.0-30000.0-18000.05000.01787000.0-13000.0-24000.0-60000.0-777000.014000.0-20000.02000.0-102000.0158000.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-25824000.0-19536000.0-32590000.0-11067000.0-10847000.0-18822000.0-12746000.0-2354000.0112000.0-3128000.0-5453000.0-2225000.0-5241000.0-4203000.0-16108000.01515000.0-1691000.0-5927000.0-28000.0-679000.0-1462000.01273000.0339000.0-137000.0106000.0103000.0125000.0161000.0-175000.0-22000.0-2592000.0-324000.0-312000.01469000.0-167000.0-612000.0358000.0-155000.0-540000.0-56000.0-91000.0-187000.0138000.05000.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value1.208-0.1625.04-4.839-6.9951.834-7.517-2.172-1.071.4153.322-1.915-2.7471.2436.0823.271-1.419-30.7598.241138.225-0.883-0.6784.451-0.997-1.452-0.846-0.9511.66-1.1840.2083.0820.557-0.67-0.3311.245-0.477-0.089-0.178-1.623-1.122.296-0.141-0.492
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements


Incremental
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-30
Value1782000.02124000.048000.01758000.01582000.01913000.015000.0-18000.01881000.01999000.057000.01786000.01516000.01610000.0119000.01345000.01264000.01219000.036000.01003000.0940000.0880000.0-11000.0889000.01057000.01060000.0-30000.01179000.01291000.01306000.0-1591000.01461000.01721000.01593000.0-1678200.01743000.01466000.01832000.0000
Percentage of IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionFixedAssetsAcquired1

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionFixedAssetsAcquired1


Noncash
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value0.4020.04.4571.6659.1219.9180.019-0.0310.0280.6670.0420.1620.3062.2811.2765.6910.3710.9470.0140.9940.0280.1062.5550.2590.058-0.0190.1530.0540.140.1950.0950.6350.0
Percentage of NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionFixedAssetsAcquired1100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance


Noncontrolling
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302015-12-312015-09-30
Value412000.039000.0666000.000138000.0000226000.00659000.000
Percentage of NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Noncontrolling
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302015-12-312015-09-30
Value412000.039000.0666000.000138000.0000226000.00659000.000
Percentage of NoncontrollingInterestIncreaseFromSubsidiaryEquityIssuance100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value141311111112125.45.35.5
Percentage of OperatingLeaseCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseCost us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:OperatingExpense


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value6.76.46.16.06.06.26.13.13.13.1
Percentage of OperatingLeaseCost47.946.752.151.751.750.849.657.458.556.4

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpenses


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value7.37.35.65.65.66.06.12.32.32.4
Percentage of OperatingLeaseCost52.153.347.948.348.349.249.642.643.443.6

us-gaap:OperatingLeasePayments

us-gaap:OperatingLeasePayments


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value1212111111120.05.522
Percentage of OperatingLeasePayments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement

us-gaap:OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value1253000.01687000.0-615000.0460000.0-1629000.0-618000.01287000.0-358000.0
Percentage of OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtExtinguishmentCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtExtinguishmentCosts


Payments
Period End2020-12-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value0.00.00.00.018
Percentage of PaymentsOfDebtExtinguishmentCosts0.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsOfFinancingCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsOfFinancingCosts


Payments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302010-12-312010-09-30
Value0.004100.00.3791.335700.9190.00.6820.0511.425190.00.00.3052.921.250.00.280.0774.9920.4491.0790.69120.2510.00.00.00.00.2190.618
Percentage of PaymentsOfFinancingCosts100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value2.7628.1220.00.00.3016.4830.00.00.5379.2760.0860.1360.1734.5430.068-0.0010.1743.858
Percentage of PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TelevisionStationsKMSSKPEJANDKLJB


Payments
Period End2020-09-01
Value4.2
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:AssetPurchaseAgreement


Payments
Period End2020-09-01
Value4.2
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Payments
Period End2020-12-29
Value169
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

nxst:WDKYTV


Payments
Period End2020-09-17
Value18
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

nxst:WNACTV


Payments
Period End2021-06-17
Value6.5
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:CWAffiliateStationWPIX


Payments
Period End2020-12-30
Value85
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:KASYKWBQAndKRWB


Payments
Period End2020-11-16
Value1.8
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:WXXAAndWLAJ


Payments
Period End2020-11-16
Value20
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross us-gaap:CounterpartyName, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

nxst:SinclairBroadcastGroupIncorporation, country:KY, nxst:AssetsOfWDKYTV, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2020-07-15
Value18
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

nxst:SinclairBroadcastGroupIncorporation, stpr:KY, nxst:AssetsOfWDKYTV, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2020-07-15
Value18
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesGross0.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired


Payments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value254690.213630.00.73173.077824.060.00.029710.00.001-0.002103141.987-0.2884591240.063228.5526633121206280.00.0
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitExpense

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitExpense


Pension
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value-17658000.0-17657000.0-13725000.0-10761000.0-10762000.0-10762000.0-10222000.0-2578000.0-1400000.0-1400000.0-2397000.0-2458000.0-2950000.0-2950000.0-4177000.0-3156000.0-3156000.0-2631000.0
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses

us-gaap:ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312012-12-01
Value0.02.50.00.0-0.0013620.00.0020.00.04810.20.00.02613
Percentage of ProceedsFromDivestitureOfBusinesses0.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-31
Value0.4120.0390.79-0.6526.946-3.2954.979-8.581-4.1080.981-4.812-3.1742.3435.415-3.816-6.7340.304-2.922-1.712-0.446-0.571-0.4136.394-0.1454.248-0.2574.9550.045-14.8884.2937.4451.9541.7690.1760.280.279
Percentage of ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value1.6150.0710.5280.432.4251.1770.2610.5880.0620.4081.0272.8473.5771.874140.4040.1330.250.1750.161.4180.0671.2620.8770.0070.0490.0190.0140.1680.0150.030.0060.1970.0050.0010.0330.0280.0640.0120.018
Percentage of ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value589000.02798000.02650000.01518000.0288000.0368000.0654000.0266000.056000.01427000.0786000.03125000.0181000.01878000.04292000.0560000.0462000.02841000.0838000.0174000.030000.043000.01819000.01465000.0740000.07000.01177000.0107000.0797000.01854000.02853000.01455000.0761000.0448000.0280000.0279000.00067000.0084000.00
Percentage of ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts


Provision
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value2.3411.0675.311148.5541.8184.8533.9341.642.5452.4061.9573.053.2944.1112.0712.5391.5420.8070.8560.7210.6731.4160.4440.8670.4530.5510.1330.6111.0151.3770.4490.4740.3970.9420.4520.3750.6210.8590.3620.3120.8431.7790.346
Percentage of ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt


Repayments
Period End2021-03-312020-03-312019-03-312018-03-312017-03-312016-03-312015-03-312014-03-31
Value8045791741320201043.61
Percentage of RepaymentsOfDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Repayments
Period End2021-06-03
Value268
Percentage of RepaymentsOfDebt0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Repayments
Period End2020-09-25
Value900
Percentage of RepaymentsOfDebt0.0

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability


Right
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value21128.0911.0345.875159.9171.3760.605113
Percentage of RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-30
Value-6422000.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-30
Value454000.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity-7.1

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-30
Value-1785000.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity27.8

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-30
Value-5091000.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityChangeInReportingEntity79.3

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302015-12-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value137121841250.0720.00.016330.0400.00.00.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonClassA, us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value137121841250.072
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod100.0100.099.9100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:CommonClassA, us-gaap:TreasuryStock, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Treasury
Period End2021-07-302021-05-03
Value5249
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod0.00.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStock


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302015-12-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value137121841250.0720.00.016330.0400.00.00.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0

nxst:AccruedIncomeTaxesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration

nxst:AccruedIncomeTaxesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration


Accrued
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value253025
Percentage of AccruedIncomeTaxesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration100.0100.0100.0

nxst:AccruedNetworkAffiliationFeesCurrent

nxst:AccruedNetworkAffiliationFeesCurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302014-12-31
Value56523451551446273191921283249687589623024312122171311
Percentage of AccruedNetworkAffiliationFeesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDue

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDue


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value194
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDue100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value16
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value19
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value26
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value57
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

nxst:BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths


Broadcast
Period End2020-12-31
Value74
Percentage of BroadcastRightsAcquiredFutureMinimumPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths100.0

nxst:BroadcastRightsPayable

nxst:BroadcastRightsPayable


Broadcast
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value7490105111120
Percentage of BroadcastRightsPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

nxst:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:FccLicenses, nxst:AssetPurchaseAgreement


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value13
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount100.0

nxst:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

nxst:KGBTWJZYWMYTAndWDKY, nxst:FccLicenses


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value25
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationIntangibleAssetsExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount194.7

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value0.111
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities100.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.234
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities0.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value0.1444.2070.144
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value5.086
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAccruedExpensesAndOtherCurrentLiabilities0.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBargainPurchaseGain us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBargainPurchaseGain

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value21
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBargainPurchaseGain100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value18
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBargainPurchaseGain0.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value5.19
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value3.6916.3023.691
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value7.725
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedBroadcastRightsPayable148.8

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIncomeTaxPayableCurrent us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIncomeTaxPayableCurrent

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value154126
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIncomeTaxPayableCurrent100.0100.0

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOperatingLeaseLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOperatingLeaseLiabilities

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value1250000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOperatingLeaseLiabilities100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value1879000.0
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOperatingLeaseLiabilities0.0

nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesCurrentYearAcquisitions us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesCurrentYearAcquisitions

us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Decrease
Period End2020-12-31
Value78700.0
Percentage of DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesCurrentYearAcquisitions100.0

nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesToCurrentYearStationDivestitures us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

nxst:DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesToCurrentYearStationDivestitures

us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Decrease
Period End2020-12-31
Value177
Percentage of DecreaseInFiniteLivedIntangiblesRelatesToCurrentYearStationDivestitures100.0

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredGainOnSpectrum

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredGainOnSpectrum


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value3737
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredGainOnSpectrum100.0100.0

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-31
Value6496713183059889584135
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration

nxst:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration


Deferred
Period End2020-12-31
Value5500000.0
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesRelatedToBusinessCombinationContingentConsideration100.0

nxst:DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

nxst:DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPostretirementHealthCoverage


Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value5.570.0643
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost100.0100.0

nxst:DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

srt:ScenarioForecast, nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPostretirementHealthCoverage


Defined
Period End2025-12-31
Value-0.05
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanHealthCareObligationsIncreaseDecreasePerCapitaCost0.0

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquityRemainingIdentifiableAssetsSubjectToAmortization

nxst:EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquityRemainingIdentifiableAssetsSubjectToAmortization


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value587630667702
Percentage of EquityMethodInvestmentDifferenceBetweenCarryingAmountAndUnderlyingEquityRemainingIdentifiableAssetsSubjectToAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:ExpectedRemainingCostRelatedToStationRepack

nxst:ExpectedRemainingCostRelatedToStationRepack


Expected
Period End2021-03-31
Value27
Percentage of ExpectedRemainingCostRelatedToStationRepack100.0

nxst:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour

nxst:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value111113
Percentage of FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour100.0100.0100.0

nxst:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpensePeriodThereafter

nxst:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpensePeriodThereafter


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value1529152915611811
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpensePeriodThereafter100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedImpairmentLoss

nxst:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedImpairmentLoss


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312014-12-31
Value4747474747474747474747474747474747474949494949
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedImpairmentLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsCarryingValue

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsCarryingValue


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-31
Value172
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsCarryingValue100.0

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsGross

nxst:IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsGross


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value295729562957290328802879296831541825182518251819181518151815186018782070591591550538539371345345338338338269191177
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedLicenseAgreementsGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour

nxst:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour


Lessee
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value15014382
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFour100.0100.0100.0

nxst:LongTermDebtMaturities

nxst:LongTermDebtMaturities


Long
Period End2020-12-31
Value7742
Percentage of LongTermDebtMaturities100.0

nxst:LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount us-gaap:LitigationCase

nxst:LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount

nxst:MarshallLitigation


Loss
Period End2020-11-02
Value2250000.0
Percentage of LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount100.0

nxst:LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount us-gaap:LitigationCase, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

nxst:MarshallLitigation, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Loss
Period End2020-11-02
Value2250000.0
Percentage of LossContingencySettlementAgreementAmount100.0

nxst:MinimumDebtHoldersThatMayDeclareDebtDueAndPayable us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:MinimumDebtHoldersThatMayDeclareDebtDueAndPayable

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Minimum
Period End2020-09-25
Value25.0
Percentage of MinimumDebtHoldersThatMayDeclareDebtDueAndPayable100.0

nxst:OwnershipInterestInAffiliateOfPartnership us-gaap:ScheduleOfEquityMethodInvestmentEquityMethodInvesteeName

nxst:OwnershipInterestInAffiliateOfPartnership

nxst:TVFoodNetwork


Ownership
Period End2020-12-31
Value68.7
Percentage of OwnershipInterestInAffiliateOfPartnership100.0

nxst:PercentageOfFCCLicensesOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount

nxst:PercentageOfFCCLicensesOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount


Percentage
Period End2020-12-31
Value6.0
Percentage of PercentageOfFCCLicensesOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount100.0

nxst:PercentageOfGoodwillOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount us-gaap:ReportingUnit

nxst:PercentageOfGoodwillOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount

nxst:CableNetwork


Percentage
Period End2020-12-31
Value13.0
Percentage of PercentageOfGoodwillOfConsolidatedCarryingAmount100.0

nxst:PercentageOfUSTelevisionHouseholdReach

nxst:PercentageOfUSTelevisionHouseholdReach


Percentage
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-30
Value39.039.039.039.00.390.39
Percentage of PercentageOfUSTelevisionHouseholdReach100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

nxst:PortionOfDefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligationFundedByPlanAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:PortionOfDefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligationFundedByPlanAssets

nxst:MediaGeneralInc


Portion
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value423395
Percentage of PortionOfDefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligationFundedByPlanAssets100.0100.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Portion
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value20722069
Percentage of PortionOfDefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligationFundedByPlanAssets489.0523.1

nxst:PurchasePriceOfEntitiesToBeAcquired dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

nxst:PurchasePriceOfEntitiesToBeAcquired

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TelevisionStationsKMSSKPEJANDKLJB


Purchase
Period End2020-09-01
Value49
Percentage of PurchasePriceOfEntitiesToBeAcquired100.0

nxst:WorkingCapital

nxst:WorkingCapital


Working
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value646479669720598404
Percentage of WorkingCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent


Allowance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value2136342927221715141313151413137.96518145.8056.1285.8126.0485.3695.0275.1144.5443.0022.7232.9943.5063.0352.5562.4522.1871.9651.5061.41.3130.8720.8662.075
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup

us-gaap:AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup


Assets
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value4.5244.5244.5244.5242402424.417
Percentage of AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup us-gaap:LongLivedAssetsHeldForSaleByAssetType

us-gaap:RealEstate


Assets
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value4.5244.5244.5244.5242402424.417
Percentage of AssetsHeldForSaleNotPartOfDisposalGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationGoodwillExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationGoodwillExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount

nxst:MarshallBroadcastingGroupInc, srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:AssetPurchaseAgreement


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value3.3
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationGoodwillExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount100.0

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nxst:KGBTWJZYWMYTAndWDKY


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value4.3
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionPurchasePriceAllocationGoodwillExpectedTaxDeductibleAmount130.3

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us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value174
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets100.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value109
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets0.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value85808552
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets0.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value6716567
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value218
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedAssets0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value0.738
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value2.099
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents0.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value2.199
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCashAndEquivalents0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value0.067
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value5.499
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets0.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value230106
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets0.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value0.2616.010.261
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value5.257
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsPrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssets0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value18
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-09-30
Value3.918
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables0.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value3.918
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentAssetsReceivables0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentLiabilitiesAccountsPayable us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentLiabilitiesAccountsPayable

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value4.679
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedCurrentLiabilitiesAccountsPayable100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedDeferredTaxLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedDeferredTaxLiabilities

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value1078
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedDeferredTaxLiabilities100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value26
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value153915
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value66
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssets251.8

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value46
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles100.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value5.669
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value742490
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value5.4586.6935.458
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value0.442
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value45
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value13031269
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value187118
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions, us-gaap:ContractBasedIntangibleAssets


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value33
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles0.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value23942393
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedLiabilities100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentLiabilitiesOther us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentLiabilitiesOther

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value67
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentLiabilitiesOther100.0

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value1.345
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets100.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value0.0952.5370.095
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value68
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedOtherNoncurrentAssets5110.5

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value21
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0

nxst:TribuneMediaCompany


Business
Period End2020-12-312019-09-19
Value511511
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment2431.10.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value182518
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value19
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedPropertyPlantAndEquipment93.3

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet

nxst:BestReviewsLLC


Business
Period End2020-12-29
Value169
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet100.0

nxst:OtherTwoThousandTwentyNexstarAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value81
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet0.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyAcquisitions


Business
Period End2021-06-302020-09-302020-03-31
Value6313463
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet0.00.00.0

nxst:TwoThousandTwentyMissionAcquisitions


Business
Period End2020-12-31
Value138
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet0.0

nxst:WDKYTV


Business
Period End2020-09-17
Value37
Percentage of BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredGoodwillAndLiabilitiesAssumedNet0.0

us-gaap:CapitalLeasesLesseeBalanceSheetAssetsByMajorClassPropertyPlantAndEquipmentOtherAccumulatedDepreciation

us-gaap:CapitalLeasesLesseeBalanceSheetAssetsByMajorClassPropertyPlantAndEquipmentOtherAccumulatedDepreciation


Capital
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-31
Value3709000.03528000.03349000.03165000.02983000.02526000.0
Percentage of CapitalLeasesLesseeBalanceSheetAssetsByMajorClassPropertyPlantAndEquipmentOtherAccumulatedDepreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value76887662774279668129814285994025
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-30
Value300
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount3.9

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:TermLoanADueOnOctoberTwentySixTwoThousandTwentyThree, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value485485485788
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount6.36.36.39.2

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:TermLoanADueOnSeptemberNineteenTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value615620625675
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount8.08.18.17.8

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJanuarySeventeenTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value7997998741138
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount10.410.411.313.2

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnSeptemberEighteenTwoThousandTwentySix, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value2644264426443065
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount34.434.534.235.6

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, us-gaap:LineOfCredit


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value59327327
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.84.34.2

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-30
Value1000
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount12.6

nxst:TermLoans, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value49565444545759142445
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount62.267.067.068.860.7

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LineOfCredit


Debt
Period End2020-09-302018-12-31
Value2255.628
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount2.80.1

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-12-032020-11-232020-09-03
Value8022250
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount100.0100.0100.0

nxst:MissionBroadcastingIncorporation, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value250
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:GuarantorSubsidiaries, nxst:TermLoanBDueOnJuneThreeTwoThousandTwentyEight, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2021-06-03
Value300
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount0.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:SeniorSecuredCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value30
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount12.0

srt:ParentCompany, nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value30
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount12.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-25
Value1000
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount0.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

nxst:SeniorSecuredFirstLienRevolvingCreditFacility


Debt
Period End2020-09-03
Value280
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount112.0

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us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFairValue

nxst:FivePointSixTwoFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentySeven, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value17901790179017911791179117921100
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value18961872191218651767166418831170
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue105.9104.5106.8104.198.692.9105.1106.3

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value991991990990
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue55.455.355.355.3

nxst:FourPointSevenFivePercentDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:SeniorSubordinatedNotes


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value1026100210401017
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue57.356.058.156.8

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value609613618665
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue34.034.334.537.1

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value600614619672
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue33.534.334.637.5

nxst:TermLoanADueTwoThousandTwentyThree, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value484483483784
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue27.027.027.043.8

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value472481480782
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue26.426.926.843.7

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-30
Value297
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue16.6

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyEight, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-30
Value300
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue16.8

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value7907898621118
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue44.244.148.262.4

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentyFour, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value7927948651143
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue44.344.448.363.8

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentySix, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value2597259525932997
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue145.1144.9144.8167.3

nxst:TermLoanBDueTwoThousandTwentySix, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value2571258426013068
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue143.6144.3145.3171.2

nxst:TermLoans, us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:NotesPayableToBanks


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value487553555364581058612407
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue272.2299.0299.4324.2532.40.0

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Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value483451514891591559732389
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue269.9287.6273.1330.1542.60.0

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-09-302018-12-31
Value593273272255.6285.628
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFairValue3.318.318.312.60.50.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel3, us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring, us-gaap:LineOfCredit


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-09-302018-12-31
Value573243232255.4365.528
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Value5365082913123546189.2723533
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Defined
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Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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Defined
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
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