All Entries in October, 2007

Baseball good to Fox

No surprise here. The World Series boosted Fox to a weekly win in the Nielsen ratings. Unfortunately for the network, the Boston Red Sox...

Hunt cleared in over 55% of US

Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution says it has sold "The Bonnie Hunt Show" to stations covering more than 55% of US television households for...

Panel named for House Commerce DTV session

Hearst-Argyle’s David Barrett; Dennis Swanson from Fox Television Stations; and Univision CEO Joe Uva will be joining other stakeholders in yet another Congressional oversight...

WGA strike: What it could mean to advertising

If the WGA strike goes through, advertisers, agencies and networks would all be in some sort of turmoil-depending largely on how long the strike...

PTC rates the #20 TV shows

PTC rates the #20 TV showsParents Television Council is concerned about appropriate content for children ages 2-17, and they just came out with their...

News choppers back in the Phoenix skies

Belo’s KTVK-TV (Ch. 3, Ind.) began flying a leased helicopter yesterday, meaning that all five TV news operations in Phoenix have resumed flying following...

WGA sets membership meeting; strike looming

With Writers Guild of America writers poised to strike as early as tomorrow, the TV networks are readying reality shows, game shows and reruns...

Transactions: 10-31-07

250K KKHI-FM CP Laramie WY (Rock River WY) from Kona Coast Radio LLC (Victor A. Michael Jr.) to Greeley Broadcasting Corporation (Ricardo Salazar). 50K...

Dial Global signs Syndication Networks

Syndication Networks Corporation and Dial Global announced Dial Global’s sales representation of SNC programming, beginning in January. SNC offers imaging services and programming, including...

HD RADIO 2007 auto market

New series of HD Radio modules available for auto market – iBiquity Digital announced LG Innotek, a leading Korean consumer electronics manufacturer, is now...

Texas FM turns over a new leaf

In fact, the station is going to Turning Leaf Media LLC, headed by Vance Barbee. The company is getting KLSN-FM, serving the Lufkin-Nacogdoches TX...

Purina chooses SMS advertising to reach pet owners

Nestlé Purina PetCare has tapped Limbo, a mobile entertainment company, to sponsor daily, free text message alerts for pet lovers. Through Limbo’s advertising-supported text...

Mediaedge:cia launches MEC Access

Mediaedge:cia has combined the resources of all of its sport, entertainment and cause marketing businesses and staff to form a new specialist division, MEC...

Lincoln Financial earnings decline

Lincoln Financial Group reported that Q3 net earnings declined 9% to 329.6 million, or 1.21 per share. Lincoln Financial Media saw revenues decline 0.2%...

Disaster torches the competition

It was essentially a battle for second place among the ongoing journalistic narratives of 2007 as the California wildfires dominated coverage, claiming 38% of...