All Entries in January, 2008

Legal eagle view of enhanced disclosure

One of the many actions taken at the FCC’s exceptional 12/18/07 Open Meeting was the ratification of a new questionnaire which will require television...

Pacing off now, wait till after Tuesday

Super Duper Tuesday may not be a windfall, the Mitt Romney (R-MA) campaign has indicated that it will not be going in for a...

Transactions: 1-31-08

3.2M WQMT-FM Chatsworth GA from North Georgia Radio Group LP (Paul G. Fink) to The Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georia Inc. (Nancy G....

Consumers Union, NAB monitor DTV awareness

Watchdog Consumers Union, citing results of a survey it conducted in mid-December 2007, notes that only 18% of all US adults figure to lose...

Martin applauds NAB, watchdog DTV studies

Both the Consumers Union and the National Association of Broadcasters fired off studies measuring the state of consumer awareness concerning the upcoming DTV transition...

Alpert gathers Momentum in Tennessee

Cliff Jennings is selling the stock Cherokees Communications Corporation, which owns the stock of LaFollette Broadcasters Inc., which owns WQLA-FM La Follette TN, an...

Beasley set to "Rock the Vote" in NC

The six station Coastal Carolina radio cluster owned and operated by Beasley Broadcasting Group Inc. claims over 365K regular listeners. With a key election...

NBC announces programming slate for February

As the WGA strike continues, NBC has put together its original programming slate for February, with a sweep-month lineup that includes the series premieres...

Sean Young heads to rehab after DGA awards spectacle

Actress Sean Young has entered rehab for alcohol abuse following an incident at the Directors Guild of America awards. The 48-year-old actress, in the...

Msnbc.com #1 source for online political news

In a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center, more consumers stated that they got their political news from msnbc.com than any other...

Wilkos renewed in more than 85% of US

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution reports that "The Steve Wilkos Show" has been renewed in more than 85% of the US for its second...

More Judy on order

TVBR readers know that “Judge Judy” is consistently the #1 or #2 ranked show in syndicated television, so it is hardly a surprise that...

Tweens continue to download music illegally

A new report by the NPD Group suggests that while a majority of kids surveyed are using legal means to download music, the issue...

McGraw-Hill raises dividend

The stock price jumped yesterday as McGraw-Hill announced a 7.3% increase in its dividend payout. The company also said it expects to buy back...

Listeners bring “full” Stephanie Miller Show back to SF

The Stephanie Miller Show, distributed by Jones Radio Networks, announced the full show has returned to KKGN-AM San Francisco, airing 6:00am –9:00am, effective 1/29....