All Entries in October, 2008

Call for white space comment period continues

Everybody and his brother has seemingly weighed in on this, asking FCC Chairman Kevin Martin to cool it on opening TV while spaces to...

FTC opens web kids’ zone on advertising

The Federal Trade Commission notes that children under the age of 12 spend billions of dollars every year, and would like to help them...

Transactions: 11-03-08

N/A KORB-FM CP, FM CP & FM CP Juneau AK from One Ministries Inc. (Keith Leitch et al) to Educational Media Foundation (Mike Novak)....

Transactions: 11-03-08

$1.8M WZXZ-CA Orlando FL from L4 Media Group LLC (Rich Ehrman) to CaribeVision Station Group LLC (Carlos Barba). $126K deposit, balance in cash at...

Consolidation comes to NCE TV

Greater Dayton Public Television/Think TV, the noncommercial entity operating WPTD Channel 16 and WPTO Channel 14 in Dayton OH, and Greater Cincinnati Public Television,...

World Series sets a record…

…but not one that Fox can get excited about. The rain-delayed, five-game event that saw the Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Tampa Bay Rays produced...

Broadcast prevails in carriage ruling

A suit brought by basic cable services against an FCC ruling requiring that over-the-air broadcast television stations be made available to all subscribers to...

Lee Enterprises suspends dividend

The one-time TV group owner is facing tough going for its remaining business – newspapers. Lee Enterprises struck a new credit agreement with its...

Dingell urges restraint on Election Night

Powerful Rep. John Dingell has fired off letters to seven key broadcast executives urging them to take it easy with any proclamations of victory...

Go For The Green launching on Planet Green

Planet Green is introducing a new weekly series, “Go for the green,” a fun, high energy elimination game show where a live studio audience...

Aegis' Bluestreak launches new ad serving platform

Bluestreak, a marketing technology company and division of Aegis Media, announced the availability of Bluestreak 5.0 as an enterprise-class ad serving platform specifically designed...

Sports/Talk 101.1 announces Saint Louis University Billikens Basketball partnership

Bonneville St. Louis Radio Group announced a three-year agreement between Sports/Talk 101.1 and Saint Louis University to serve as the flagship radio station for...

CBS Radio Detroit offering four Christmas channels

For those who “Need a little Christmas – Right this very minute”, CBS Radio Detroit has launched HolidaysinDetroit.com,  a website featuring four brand new...

ABC Radio Networks, Comcast sign for E!, The Style Network, G4

ABC Radio Networks and Comcast Entertainment Group signed a product development and distribution agreement that will bring branded content from E! Entertainment, The Style...

Prime action at MNF halftime

Hopefully there will not be any costume reveals or any other such shenanigans – or perhaps hopefully there will be, if it can change...