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12/02/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/02/2021 16:13

Post-Effective Amendment to Automatic Shelf Registration Statement (Form POSASR)

POSASR

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 2, 2021

Registration No. 333-224292

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

Form S-3

Registration Statement No. 333-224292

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

Hawkeye Acquisition, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 42-0410230

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

c/o Gray Television, Inc.

4370 Peachtree Road, NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30319

(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)

James C. Ryan

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Gray Television, Inc.

4370 Peachtree Road, NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30319

(Name and address of agent for service)

(404) 504-9828

(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)

Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: This Post-Effective Amendment deregisters those securities that remain unsold hereunder as of the effective date hereof.

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES

This post-effective amendment (the "Post Effective Amendment") relates to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-224292) (the "Registration Statement") filed by Hawkeye Acquisition, Inc. (f/k/a Meredith Corporation) (the "Registrant" or the "Company") with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on April 13, 2018, which registered 2,500,000 shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share of the Company.

On December 1, 2021, Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray"), through its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Gray Hawkeye Stations, Inc. (for such purpose, "Merger Sub"), completed an acquisition of Meredith Corporation ("Meredith"). Pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Meredith, immediately after the consummation of Meredith's spinoff of its national media group to the current Meredith shareholders, Merger Sub merged with and into Meredith, with Meredith surviving the merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Gray.

Accordingly, in accordance with the undertakings made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any securities of the Company that had been registered but remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby removes from registration any and all such securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement as of the date hereof. The Registration Statement is hereby amended, as appropriate, to reflect the deregistration of all such securities.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the undersigned registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused the Post-Effective Amendments to the Registration Statements described above to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Atlanta, State of Georgia, on December 2, 2021.

Hawkeye Acquisition, Inc. (f/k/a Meredith Corporation)

/s/ James C. Ryan

James C. Ryan
Treasurer

Note: No other person is required to sign the Post-Effective Amendments to the Registration Statements in reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933.