All Entries in March, 2011

Broadcasting stocks beat the market on Thursday – 3/31/11

Stock prices didn’t move much on the last day of Q1, with traders awaiting a major jobs report due out on Friday, so the...

Q4 revenues were down for SBS

Advertising on Spanish media, especially radio, has been recovering more slowly than the general market. Spanish Broadcasting System reported Thursday (3/31) that its Q4...

iPad is newest media platform for dispute

Having recently rolled out broadband delivery options for subscribers, major cable MSOs are anxious to deliver programming to subscribers on iPads as well. But...

Organizations combine forces to measure CATV diversity

Two groups, one of which advocates for minorities in the communications field and the other which advocates for women in the cable industry, are...

TidalTV raises $30 million

TidalTV, an online and iPTV video advertising, optimization, and yield management solutions provider, has raised more than $30 million in financing led by New...

Union uses radio to go national on budget debate

Employees of the federal government are caught squarely in between the federal deficit and congressional plans to cut into it – and their union,...

Oakland Athletics partner with a radio Wolf

Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics were scrambling to find a radio home when an attempt to buy a station of their own didn’t pan...

Broadcasters honored the memory of Stu Olds

The Stu Olds Memorial Fund, established to commemorate the former Katz Media Group CEO who passed away last December, has raised more than $450,000...

NBC late-night w/ 'Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon' had strong 1st qtr

NBC’s late-night lineup has delivered #1 finishes for first quarter of 2011, as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” won its hour over CBS’s...

XfinityTV.com, Comcast detail Royal Wedding content

Comcast will launch a Royal Wedding content destination On Demand and online at XfinityTV.com to help customers celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming...

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Sunny 1550 flipping to Vancouver's Talk Station

Pamplin Media Group’s Adult Standards “Sunny 1550” (KKOV, formally KKAD) flips on Monday, 4/4 to be the New “AM 1550, Vancouver’s Talk Station.” The...

ABC's 'Nightline' took control of Late-Night in 1 qtr

 During the 1st Quarter 2011, ABC’s “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in all key target demos: Total Viewers (3.98 million), Adults 25-54 (1.65 million) and...

WEEI re-signs Dave O'Brien

The Red Sox play-by-play announcer has agreed to a new multi-year contract with the WEEI Sports Radio Network to continue as one of the...

Telemundo stations expand Hispanic Business Salute to multiple markets

The Hispanic Business Salute (HBS) is a signature annual event of the Telemundo stations in San Francisco/San Jose. As HBS celebrates its 16th anniversary...