All Entries in November, 2009

Reports: GE and Vivendi come to terms

The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Financial Times and other financial news sites are reporting that General Electric has agreed to pay $5.8 billion...

ABC finished No. 2 network in November

ABC Finishes No. 2 to a “World Series”-Inflated Fox in November in Adults 18-49 and Ranks a Definitive No. 1 in the Non-Sports Averages...

So-so Ho-ho-ho start pressures broadcast stocks – 11/30/09

So-so Ho-ho-ho start pressures broadcast stocks – 11/30/09A late rally in financial stocks pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other broad measures higher,...

CPB may seek more funding

In recent years, public broadcasters in the US have been concentrating on hanging on to what federal funding they have – asking for a...

Americans lambaste Lambert performance

A new survey from HCD Research shows that 80% of Americans believe that the performance turned in by Adam Lambert on ABC’s “American Music...

Musicians focus on web-based future

Savetheinternet.com featured an essay from Future of Music Coalition’s Interim Executive Director Jean Cook, who noted that musicians across the globe are taking matters...

Black Friday sales strong for QVC

Sales may have been so-so for brick-and-mortar retailers, but cable/Internet sales by QVC broke records. The multimedia retailer reported its largest Black Friday ever,...

WWE extends distribution in United Kingdom

Her Majesty’s subjects won’t have to worry about missing out on sophisticated cultural entertainment from the former colonies across the pond. World Wrestling Entertainment...

Radio One ends print version of Giant magazine

Giant magazine, aimed at affluent African Americans, age 21-34, has ceased publication in print. Owner Radio One has instead announced the launch of GIANTlife.com...

BBC iPlayer app coming to Apple iPhone

BBC is reportedly soon to release a native iPlayer mobile application for the Apple iPhone. They currently have a web based edition that runs...

Ford, CW’s 90210 partner for breast cancer awareness

Ford Warriors in Pink is partnering with The CW Network’s 90210 to drive breast cancer awareness by reminding viewers that breast cancer affects people...

‘Days of Our Lives’ ranked #2 among daytime series

‘DAYS OF OUR LIVES’ EQUALS ITS HIGHEST WOMEN 18-49 RATING IN 11 MONTHS AND ITS TOP WOMEN 18-34 RESULT IN 10 MONTHS FOR THE...

‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ #2 among total viewers

“THIS WEEK” IS #1 AMONG ADULTS 25-54 AND #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS FOR SUNDAY NOVEMBER 22ND “THIS WEEK” CLOSES YEAR-TO-YEAR TOTAL VIEWING GAP WITH...

Lachlan Murdoch sells some News Corp shares

It appears Lachlan Murdoch has been liquidating some of his inheritance to pay for his new investments. According to an SEC filing, the eldest...

Charter Communications exits Chapter 11

Cable MSO Charter Communications, Inc. begins December as a financially restructured company. The company marked the final day of November by emerging from Chapter...