All Entries in May, 2008

New Internet station embraces 12 genres, 7 decades

Dark Horse Productions, Ltd. has announced a partnership with New York-based Jetcast Internet Streaming in the recent launch of “The Best of Everything”, a...

Carat to re-launch The Carat Exchange

Integrated media and marketing services agency Carat will be expanding the role of Carat Exchange to address the wider spectrum of issues and opportunities...

Ownership diversification comments sought

The FCC’s Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making on opening more opportunities for broadcasts ownership by new entrants, small...

Subcom takes on DTV, FCC meets the public

The Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, Ed Markey’s (D-MA) panel within the Energy & Commerce Committee, will address the DTV transition as promised...

Transactions: 6-02-08

$1.1M WKLD-FM Oneonta AL from Blount County Broadcasting Service Inc. (Luther D. Bentley III) to Great South Wireles (Paul H. Reynolds, Joan K. Reynolds,...

Superior station headed for Big Thicket

That, we guess, will make it a Big Thicket item. Christopher F. Devine’s College Creek Media is sending the CP for KKWY-FM Superior WY...

Census makes sense of TV ownership

Question #1: Did you know that most US households have a television set? Question #2: Is question #1 just about the stupidest thing you’ve...

Rachel Ray ad dunked

By now you’ve probably heard that an ad for Dunkin’ Donuts by the ubiquitous Rachel Ray has been yanked due to a scarf she...

Team building for Red Zebra?

Dan Snyder’s Red Zebra Broadcasting bought a trio of Washington area radio stations a couple of years ago as companions to his NFL Washington...

Cause for celebration

If you’re looking for something to celebrate a week from today…well, there’s Jackie Mason’s birthday, or Michael J. Fox’s birthday. Or you can celebrate...

Season tally: Broadcast 488, cable 12

That’s the final number crunch by the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) for the recently completed 2007-2008 television season. Using Nielsen data for both...

One last look at the May Sweep

“American Idol” again blew the competition out of the water, so Fox handily won the 18-49 demo for the May Sweep, while CBS claimed...

Project Reinvention Update

The first meeting was held in May with the following members of the committee: Mark Lund – Executive Vice President, NBC Universal Rich Cerussi...

Radio: Throwing away 41% of the inventory

Inside baseball: Radio sports ace Les Grobstein delivered a rant yesterday during The Big 89 Rewind on WLS. Les wondered why sports radio stations...

Watchdog trying to prod House disapproval

The Senate has already passed the Resolution of Disapproval which would remove all effect from the FCC’s 12/18/07 relaxation of broadcast/newspaper cross-ownerhip rules. Watchdog...