All Entries in September, 2010

TeleFutura week one #2 Spanish-language network

TeleFutura, one of the largest Spanish-language networks in the U.S. and the ideal entertainment alternative for Hispanics across the nation, announced today that it...

Advice on how to manage in a recovery

The Radio Show session on “How to manage during the recovery” began with moderator Mickey Luckoff, President of KGO/KSFO San Francisco asking whether the...

Commissioner McDowell on indecency and ownership rules

In a Q&A session with NAB President & CEO Gordon Smith, plus some audience questions, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell (R) gave attendees at the...

Broadcast stocks static as September slides to a close – 09/30/10

The Dow was up in the low triple digits at one point in the day, but closed with a 47 point loss – enough,...

FEMA adopts new EAS requirements; Broadcasters worry about timing

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Thursday adopted a new digital message format for the next generation Emergency Alert...

Fox, MLB aim for young fans with early World Series start time

You’d have to go back to 1987 to find a Major League Baseball World Series Games starting as early as Game 3 will start...

NPR applauds bill to tweak noncom streaming audio rules

Noncommercial radio stations streaming online programming are required to limit the number of times they play material from a single artist during a three-hour...

Firm hired to peddle Providence TV station

Troubled WLNE-TV, the ABC affiliate serving the Providence RI-New Bedford MA DMA, has been looking for a way to deal with its financial woes....

KUPL Portland launches Droid App

Alpha Broadcasting’s KUPL has launched its latest mobile phone app, this time for the Droid, making it the first pure listen live app for...

Focus 360

Here’s a nice PDF to take a look at: It illustrates the combined market and market strength of Focus360’s Hispanic Radio Network (HRN) and...

Effective Web Site Teases

Driving traffic to your web site is a priority task for most newsrooms these days. Front-line producers have developed sophisticated strategies to carry...

Retailers, media managers: How they use radio

At a 9/30 panel session at the 2010 NAB-RAB Radio Show, retailers and buyers for retailers discussed what they want from radio, how they...

CBS Survives close encounter with Hell's Kitchen

Survivor: Nicaraugua on CBS outdueled Hell’s Kitchen on Fox from 8-9, and that pecking order held up by the end of Wednesday night, with...

CBS wins Wednesday w/ 'Survivor: Nicaragua' 'Criminal Minds' #1

CBS won Wednesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive week as SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA won its new time period in...

ABC's 'Modern Family' was a standout Wednesday

“Modern Family” is Wednesday’s No. 1 TV Show for the 2nd Straight Week. “The Middle” Finishes as the 2nd-Most-Watched TV Show at 8pm and...