All Entries in June, 2010

USA acquires rights to

USA Network has reached an agreement with Twentieth Television, acquiring the exclusive syndication rights to the critically acclaimed ratings hit MODERN FAMILY.  The announcement...

Oxygen gets cable rights to

Oxygen Media and Twentieth Television have reached an exclusive agreement for the basic cable syndication rights to Twentieth Century Fox’s critically-acclaimed television hit series “Glee.”   The multi-year deal was announced today...

Stocks end down for day and quarter – 6/30/10

A day after a huge fall, stock prices ended Wednesday down again, with tiny gains turning to a sell-off late in the session. With...

Broadcasting stocks battered for second day

For a while it looked like stock prices were rebounding from Tuesday...

The true cost of per inquiry advertising

Nothing in life is free ...

New App Makes NPR Music Even Better

NPR has been making a name for itself as an online platform for streaming music ...

SCOTUS takes hard line against soft campaign contributions

Just when it seemed like the Supreme Court was going to go full throttle when it comes to allowing cash into the political process,...

Transactions: 7-1-10

$7M WURN-AM Miami-Ft. Lauderdale FL (Kendall FL) from New World Broadcasting Inc. (Adib Eden) to Actualidad License 1020AM LLC, a subsidiary of Ole Communications...

Texas Auction No. 70 FM CPs being sold

FMs-to-be in Turkey TX and Childress TX are going from an extremely eligible entity to a slightly less-but-nevertheless-still-eligible entity. The minimally-overlapping sticks are in...

Q1 revenues down 6% for ACME

While many other TV groups saw revenues rise in Q1 of 2010, ACME Communications, with its portfolio of five CW and one MyNetworkTV affiliates,...

Analyst ups his TV revenue forecast

After looking at the figures posted by TV groups thus far in 2010, analyst Mark Fratrik of BIA/Kelsey has reworked his numbers and become...

MTV Music Group, Warner Music Group form ad partnership

MTV Networks and Warner Music Group announced a broad-reaching, multi-year partnership that strengthens MTV Music Group’s leadership position in the digital music category while...

Cowboy Cookin' comes to RFD

America’s undisputed cowboy chef Grady Spears takes to the airwaves on July 2 in the new RFD-TV program, “The Cowboys’ Kitchen.” Armed with charm,...

Buick unveils 2011 Regal campaign

Buick is launching its campaign for the 2011 Regal throughout July. The campaign continues the “New Class of World Class” theme initiated with the...

A look at local TV spot placement from BP

Media Monitors, the leader in broadcast and cable monitoring, released a list of all the spots that were caught on the TV stations they...