All Entries in July, 2010

Rift in Sherrod coverage puts economy into the new top slot

On an overall basis, the score news directors gave to top stories during the week of 7/19-25/10 was economic crisis 17%, Shirley Sherrod 14%,...

Family Stations files for Camping trip in Boise ID

Harold Camping’s non-profit religious outfit Family Stations Inc. is picking up a low power television station licensed to Boise ID. The seller is Lopes...

NABJ laments lack of diversity in TV news management ranks

The National Association of Black Journalists is calling on television group owners to do a better job of reflecting the ethnic makeup of the...

Troubled Providence TV looks to stabilize, then sell

ABC WLNE-TV Providence RI has fallen on hard times, hard enough that it is having difficulty keeping up with its secured debt obligations. It...

Tough row to hoe for Long Island noncom

Peconic Public Broadcasting, which wants to keep local noncommercial radio programming flowing on the eastern end of New York’s Long Island, bid $850K to...

Canadian station loses license over Italian formatting

St. Catharines ON AM station CHRC has had its license revoked by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for failing to adequately serve the...

Ali

Her name: Ali Fedotowsky and fans of Ali like to look back on things that they either did not see or forgot in the many...

Average Thursday at NBC, "30 Rock" "The Office"

From 8-8:30 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Community” (1.0/4, 2.6 million viewers overall) scored the show’s top 18-49 rating in this time period...

Thursday 'Jay Leno' rides high in Late-Night Metered Markets

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (3.0/7 in metered-market households) out-delivered CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” (2.3/6) and ABC’s combination of “Nightline (2.9/7)...

Ali 'The Bachelorette' the Summer's hottest TV ratings Hit (review)

The fans love this show just as much and in many ways more so that Jake ‘The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love’ and...

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'The Bachelorette The Men Tell All', Say Nothing (review)

Going into this week's episode, I was really excited to see what all of the guys had to say for themselves. I was curious...

President Obama's 'The View' appearance registered over 6 million+

“The View’s” Broadcast with President Barack Obama, Marking the First Time in History a Sitting U.S. President Has Visited a Daytime Talk Show, Ranks...

Stocks flat despite GDP disappointment – 7/30/10

Wall Street shook off a disappointing report from the government of Q2 GDP growth at only 2.4% and stock prices, which had fallen on...