All Entries in March, 2010

No retrans agreement for Citadel and DirecTV

As previously reported, KLKN-TV (ABC) Lincoln, NE was due to be pulled from DirecTV’s local-to-local service at midnight Wednesday unless there was a new...

NABEF Service to America winners named

The NAB Education Foundation announced the winners of the 12th annual Service to America Awards. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service...

Broadcasters buck down market on last day of Q1 – 03/31/10

Stocks were lower Wednesday after payroll giant ADP reported that US employment in the private sector dropped in March, which was the opposite of...

SyFy gets real on Thursdays

NBC Universal’s Syfy celebrates Summer 2010 with its first ever Thursday night reality bloc (Mary Knows Best and Paranormal Investigators); new scripted series (Haven)...

Transactions: 4-01-10

$1.9M WGGM-AM Richmond VA (Chester VA) from Hoffman Communications Inc. (Hubert N. Hoffman III) to Radio Companion LLC (Johnson A. Edosomwan). Cash. Will form...

Broadcasters largely absent from April FCC meeting

The agenda is out for the FCC’s next Open Meeting, on the calendar for 4/21/10, and the six items therein are of little direct...

FCC warming up another Future of Media workshop

The Southwest Washington DC headquarters of the FCC will be the venue for the next Future of Media and the Information Needs of Communities...

T3 named AOR for Livescribe

T3 has been named agency of record for Livescribe Inc.  Livescribe created a smartpen that digitally captures notes, by linking audio recordings to what...

Possible turn-down option for offensive political ads

Radio stations in Missouri have been grappling with ads from a candidate for US Senate that contain racist and anti-Semitic elements. And although the...

Donny Osmond: 360-degree entertainer (audio)

The 'Best' Interview of 2011 was with Donny Osmond. He discusses Radio - Media - Entertainment and it is from the business side of...

Compass forming Raiders Radio Network

Compass Media Networks is taking the Oakland Raiders national. Specifically, The Raiders have named Compass the official and exclusive broadcaster of the Raiders Radio...

TV One into positive EBITDA

As only a part owner of TV One, Radio One doesn’t provide much detail about the cable channel in its financial reports. However, in...

85 candles on the cake for WOWO

Wednesday, March 31st marked 85 years on the air for WOWO-AM Ft. Wayne, IN. It has not gone unnoticed. On the official website of...

Week 27: Broadcast 91, Cable 9

The “Life” series on Discovery continued to be the biggest ratings draw among cable/satellite network programming, claiming cable’s only two spots in the top...

Auditor switch for Media General

Media General announced that the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors has engaged Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the company’s new independent...