All Entries in May, 2007

Comedy Central greenlights five for 07-08

Comedy Central has detailed its 2007-08 development slate, greenlighting five new pilots. They reportedly include an animated effort with Larry the Cable Guy; a...

TV laughs at itself

Brad Garrett will host The Museum of Television & Radio two-hour special "TV's Funniest Moments," airing Friday, June 1st (8-10 pm ET/PT) on Fox....

Transactions 05-31-07

35.972M WINC AM & FM, WWRF-FM & WWRT-FM Winchester VA (Winchester, Berryville, Strasburg VA); and WFVA-AM/WBQB-FM Fredericksburg VA from Mid Atlantic Network Inc. (John...

News Corp.-NBCU deal adds more content providers

News Corp. and NBC Universal announced the addition of Fuel TV, Oxygen, Speed, Sundance Channel and TV Guide to their joint venture's growing roster...

Beasley adds Mancow to Philadelphia

Talk Radio Network-FM's Erich "Mancow" Muller had added another station, WWDB-FM Philadelphia, to his affiliate list.  Bruce Gilbert, General Sales Manager of WWDB says,...

TripleX ESPN Radio in DC adds Hokies

Red Zebra Broadcasting, ISP Sports and the Virginia Tech Athletics Department announced Triple X ESPN Radio has joined the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network....

Former US prosecutor lands on radio

Salem Communications' KRLA-AM "News Talk 870" Los Angeles has launched a new daily talk show featuring former Assistant US Attorney Kevin James. The former...

MAP gets an extension

The FCC put out a call for comments concerning home shopping stations as part of its review of the Cable Television Consumer Protection Act...

Close encounter in Tennessee

Broker Ed Henson of Henson Media tells us that the agreement sending WVRY-FM in Waverly TN from Salem Communications' Reach Satellite Network to Grace...

Sandab reels in two on the Cape

Stephen D. Seynmour's Sandab Communications, under licensee name Cape Cod Broadcasting, is doubling the size of its cluster at the Massachusetts tourist destination. It...

Newspapers tout online growth

Ad sales for print editions are still suffering, but the Newspaper Association of America pointed proudly to growth on the Internet side as it...

George Murphy to exit Chrysler

Chrysler Group announced its marketing chief, George Murphy, VP/Global Brand marketing, is leaving, marking the second top exec to depart since the automaker's sale...

Feinberg, Russo: CBS-Last.FM deal a good move

Matt Feinberg, SVP/National Radio, SVP/Director, Interactive Broadcast, Zenith Media Services and Rich Russo, JL Media's SVP/Director of Broadcast Services, tell us the CBS Corp....

Viacom sets big stock buyback

With its current three billion bucks stock buyback authorization down to around 300 million, Viacom has gotten the go ahead from its board of...

Satellite TV tops cable in 14 markets

The Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) is out with its latest comparison of cable vs. alternate delivery system (ADS) television delivery, the latter being...