All Entries in June, 2011

Rally runs to four days on Greek debt settlement – 6/30/11

Stock prices gained again on Thursday as Q2 came to a close. Lawmakers in Greece passed another measure to implement economic reforms related to...

Tribune sets premiere of new food show

TV viewers nationwide are in for an eating treat with the debut of a new national food and travel program, America’s Best Bites, on...

Scripps Trust grabs some cash

As The Edward W. Scripps Trust prepares to dissolve it has been loading up on cash. It has sold a chunk of its stock...

PBS taps Dancing With the Stars champs for Capitol Fourth

Two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Mark Ballas and Emmy-nominated choreographer Chelsie Hightower join the cast of A CAPITOL FOURTH, the live PBS broadcast...

Peacock strutted on Wednesday

The season finale of “The Voice” kicked off a big Wednesday for NBC and the audience got even bigger as “America’s Got Talent” followed....

ThunderCats returns on Cartoon Network

ThunderCats, one of the most beloved cartoons of the 1980s and a continuing cultural force, comes to Cartoon Network in an all-new contemporary reimagining...

News Corp. inching closer to BSkyB approval

When last we reported on News Corporation’s attempt to buy out other shareholders of BSkyB the UK’s Secretary for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport,...

House panel invites FCC Commissioner back to the Hill

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is giving Communications Subcommittee chair Greg Walden (R-OR) by break and sending Republican FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell over...

Transactions: 7-1-11

$575K KRCM-AM Houston TX (Shenandoah TX) from Voice Broadcasting Inc. (Ralph H. McBride) to DAIJ media LLC (Roberto R. Villarreal, Ruben Villarreal). $20K escrow,...

The Moon is setting in Santa Rosa

A pair of Santa Rosa AM stations owned by troubled Moon Broadcasting Corporation is heading to a new owner, sold by a trustee pursuant...

Ad Council PSAs tackle wildfires, food poisoning

Smokey Bear is coming back in a multimedia campaign that forwards his traditional message – “Only you can prevent wildfires” – and another advertising...

Doctors want to end junk food ads on television

It’s not bad enough that when children are watching television, they are engaging in sedentary behavior rather than more physical pursuits. On top of...

MSNBC suspends Mark Halperin for presidential slur (video)

Scarborough said he is difficult to surprise, Halperin managed to do it by calling President Barack Obama a "d**k."... RBR-TVBR observation: Just enjoy it...

Jelli makes radio programming a democracy in Las Vegas

LKCM Radio Group and Aurora Media have entered into an agreement Jelli that makes listeners the program directors at two FM station in the...