Young Broadcasting, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $267 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $487 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 1,097
  • Sub-industry: 48 Communications
  • Place of incorporation: DE
  • Court for city of headquarters: NY New York
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Sonnenschein Nath
  • Date of filing: February 13, 2009
  • Judge at filing: Arthur J. Gonzalez
  • Court district of filing: NY SD
  • Court city of filing: New York
  • Case number: 09-10645
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? no
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: May 10, 2010
  • Judge at disposition: Arthur J. Gonzalez
  • Days from filing to disposition: 451

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, did not refile

The BRD has been supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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