All Entries in May, 2011

May ended with a Wall Street gain – 5/31/11

Optimism about a solution to the Greek debt crisis put traders in a stock buying mood following the three-day weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial...

Special brings together iCarly and Victorious casts

It’s romance and revenge at the wildest party ever!  Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, will unite the casts of mega-hit iCarly and...

AOL re-launches AOL TV

AOL re-launched its AOL TV television site by teaming up with i.TV and integrating content from TV Squad. The revamped site went live 5/27...

Bill Hoffman leading Cox Media Group operations

Cox Media Group (CMG) has promoted Bill Hoffman to Executive Vice President, overseeing the company’s radio, television and newspaper operations. Hoffman was previously VP/GM...

CBS-Turner reported back in the Olympics hunt

The departure of Dick Ebersol as Chairman of NBC Sports Group may have shaken up next week...

NBC Sports Group details Stanley Cup Final coverage

The NBC Sports Group will surround the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final with primetime coverage of every game on NBC and VERSUS as well...

CMA Awards set for November 9th on ABC

The Country Music Association and ABC Television Network have announced that “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” will air Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) on...

Buffalo area Christian station may get tower app approved

The waiting may come to an end 6/1 for the Family Life Network, a Christian radio station that wants to erect a broadcast tower...

Transactions: 6-1-11

$139.5K KDJQ-AM Boise ID (Meridian ID) from Greg Merrill, Receiver d/b/a Tri State Management LLC to Terry Mathis. $5K deposit, balance in cash at...

Dallas tenant moves toward ownership

John Hamid is part of a group holding time brokerage agreements for three stations, with two different landlords, in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. And...

Todd Schurz at bat for broadcasters in spectrum hearing

Are voluntary spectrum auctions a good way for the United States to smooth the path for wireless broadband in the immediate future? The House...

Governors races expected to heat up in 2012

The battle for Capitol Hill takes up a lot of space in the inside-the-Beltway news outlets, but there is also a lot of interest...

Bachelorette down, but ABC still wins

Memorial Day saw mostly reruns, but ABC had an original broadcast of “The Bachelorette” and won the night hands down. Monday Overnight Nielsen ratings...

Nils Larsen now CEO of Tribune Broadcasting

New Tribune Company CEO Eddy Hartenstein is putting his executive staff in place, with Nils Larsen named CEO of the broadcasting division. Gone is...

Fox in repeat w/ 'House' in fourth-place

On Memorial Day, FOX aired special encores of HOUSE at 8p (0.9/3) and 9p (0.9/2). Competition Week two of ABC’s The Bachelorette posted a...