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Document And Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
Apr. 30, 2014
Common Class A [Member]
Apr. 30, 2014
Common Stock [Member]
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name GRAY TELEVISION INC    
Document Type 10-Q    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   5,989,314 52,533,029
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000043196    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2014    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1