All Entries in July, 2011

Merlin Media names the staff for its new FM News 101.1 Chicago

Following Friday’s surprise launch, Merlin Media is telling Chicagoans that “Whenever listeners tune in to Chicago’s FM News 101.1 they will experience credible news,...

Saturday late-night 'Saturday Night Live' solid

An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live” (3.3/8 in metered-market households), hosted by Emma Stone with musical guest Kings of Leon, dominated its time...

Saturday night NBC held their ground w/ 'Law-Order' duo

At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Who Do You Think You Are?” (0.5/2 in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall) grew week to...

Friday 'Dateline NBC' was #1 in the time period

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “Dateline NBC” (1.4/5 in 18-49, 5.6 million viewers overall) was #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC Fox...

Friday Late-Night tight race between 'The Tonight Show' and 'Nightline'

In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.6/6; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.1/5 with an...

Buckley Broadcasting President Rick Buckley dies suddenly

With a career spanning more than 50 years in radio, Rick Buckley died early Sunday (7/31) after suddenly falling ill on Saturday. He had...

Double the love for Wheel

Not only is “Wheel of Fortune” again the top show in syndication, but the weekend addition also moved into the top 10. The weekly...

Rick Buckley, President of Buckley Broadcasting, dies

Taking many by surprise that long time broadcaster and President of family owned broadcast business, Buckley Broadcasting, Rick ‘Buck’ Buckley died early Sunday morning...

"The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" wow look out sparks fly

A special look back with Ben F. and J.P. at the dramatic conclusion to Ashley’s romantic journey, after the ‘The Final ROSE.’ “The Bachelorette:...

Ashley 'The Bachelorette' faces the rejected Men

“The Men Tell All” — It’s an explosive reunion viewers won’t want to miss, as the most memorable bachelors from this season – including...

ARNN adds the Rose Hollywood Report

“The Rose Hollywood Report,” a popular entertainment segment for all that is Hollywood, has just been added to a weekly rotation on the America’s...

MegaTV signs for ESPN sports block

MegaTV, part of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS-NASDAQ: SBSAD) and ESPN Deportes, the leading multimedia, Spanish-language sports brand dedicated to providing the widest variety...

Politicians bashing but 71% of Americans want spending cuts

Enough is Enough!!!!! With the bashing, name calling, emailing, and wordless nationwide speeches the American public is tired and wants real...

Hysterically Perfect: 'The Bachelorette's' exotic overnights in Fiji (review)

If there’s one place I’d like to be in the world at this very moment, it’s the island of Fiji in Savusavu. The views...