All Entries in December, 2010

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NBC sees 'Outsourced' finished #1 Thursday

At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Community” averaged a 0.9/3 in 18-49 and 2.8 million viewers overall.  Versus the prior Thursday, “Community”...

'David Letterman' takes honors Thursday late-night

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night: In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.4/5 with an encore...

Hearst and DirecTV reach retrans deal

DirecTV subscribers will not lose the Hearst Broadcasting stations from their local-to-local satellite TV service. A deal was struck before the old contract was...

Stocks slip in light trading – 12/30/10

Despite a government report of fewer new applications for jobless benefits, the stock market ended Thursday’s session slightly lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Anheuser-Busch, MLB drop litigation, re-up

Anheuser-Busch and Major League Baseball have reached a multi-year sponsorship renewal. Both agreed to drop their pending litigation. It had gotten messy, too. Anheuser-Busch...

Done TV deal in Texas

The sale of a pair of Texas television stations in the state’s two largest markets has been consummated, according to brokerage firm Kalil &...

ABC won Wednesday

A nearly all-reruns night on Wednesday saw ABC emerge the ratings victor. Wednesday Overnight Nielsen ratings Ratings/Share Adults 18-49 1.7/5 1.6/5 1.3/4 1.2/3 0.9/3...

ABC repeats of 'The Middle' 'Modern Family' finished #1

Driven by a Strong Slate of Repeat Comedies, ABC Ranks No. 1 on Wednesday. ABC’s Repeat “The Middle” Wins at 8pm, Generating its 2nd-Most-Watched-Ever...

Transactions: 1-3-11

$1M WWWK-FM Florida Keys (Islamorada FL) from LSM Radio Partners LLC (Bruce G. Danziger) to SMS 3 Communications (Isidro Gonzalez). $100K deposit, balance in...

Transactions: 1-3-11

N/A WSAH-DT New York City NY (Bridgeport CT). 100% of MTB Bridgeport-NY License LLC, related to Multicultural Television Broadcasting LLC (Arthur Liu, Yvonne Liu)...

Julio Sanchez Cristo extends show

When a show is tied for first in Arbitron ratings among all Spanish stations in the market for Adults 25-54 (just released Dec. numbers),...

'Law Order: SVU' double-header ranked #1 Wednesday

At 8 p.m. ET, “Undercovers” averaged a 0.9/3 in 18-49 and 4.5 million viewers overall.  Versus the prior week, “Undercovers” grew by 6 percent...

Wednesday late-night winner is 'Jay Leno and the Tonight Show'

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night: In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 3.0/7 with an encore...

Santa brought new contracts for Entercom execs

’Twas two nights before Christmas and in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania the lawyers were stirring at Entercom Communications headquarters. When what to our wondering eyes...