All Entries in August, 2011

Stocks gained for second day on Fed hopes – 8/31/11

Indications from the Federal Reserve that it is prepared to take more stimulus moves boosted stock prices for the second day on Wednesday. Prices...

KKOV adds college, high school sports

Pamplin Broadcasting’s KKOV-AM 1550 Vancouver, WA/Portland OR (“Vancouver’s Talk Station”) has added a local sports compliment to its lineup that will include University of...

Women at NBCU, Weinstein pact for Sarah Jessica Parker movie

Women at NBCU, the ad sales, marketing and research initiative Oxygen, Style, iVillage, Telemundo, DailyCandy, Bravo, The “Today” show and other female-skewing primetime shows...

Nielsen re-ranks the DMAs for the new TV season

The number of US television households is actually down in the new DMA rankings from Nielsen for the 2011-2012 television season. The total number...

WCAU-TV to air ACC Football on multicast channel

NBCUniversal’s WCAU Philadelphia has reached a deal with Raycom Sports/The ACC Network to air all 13 regular season ACC Football games on NBC Philadelphia...

Redstone Foundation donates to fight poverty and polio

The Global Poverty Project announced that the Sumner M. Redstone Foundation has donated $1.5 million to further its mission of eradicating extreme poverty. Redstone,...

History to air Targeting Bin Laden

HISTORY will take viewers inside the dedicated effort to hunt and kill Osama Bin Laden in TARGETING BIN LADEN. This two-hour special event premieres...

No disclosure for journalists who ordered phone hacks?

We’ll see, but for now several News of the World journalists who ordered a private detective to hack into mobile phones of six public...

Peacock strutted on Tuesday

“America’s Got Talent” powered NBC to ratings victory on Tuesday night. Univision, led by “La Fuerza del Destino,” was second in the 18-49 demo....

Gannett, Yahoo! to expand ad partnership

In addition to nine of Gannett’s Broadcasting Division markets, all 81 of Gannett’s local publishing organizations already offer Yahoo! advertising as part of their...

Transactions: 9-1-11

$360K WBMI-FM West Branch MI from 105.5FM LLC (Peggy R. Warner) to CF Broadcasting LLC (Charles A. Cobb, Michael D. Fleming). Note. [FCC file...

Transactions: 9-1-11

$420K KZFW-LP Dallas-Fort Worth TX (Dallas TX) from Iglesia Jesucristo es mi Refugio Inc. (Robert Gomez) to DFW Broadcasting Inc. (John Hamid). $20K escrow,...

New Mexico stock deal forms instant radio group

Majestic Communications LLC will be one of the nation’s newest radio groups when it closes on its acquisition of six New Mexico radio stations...

DG buying EyeWonder

DG, digital media distributor for the advertising, entertainment and broadcasters, announced a deal to acquire Limelight Networks EyeWonder video and rich media advertising unit...

AT&T immobile: DOJ sues to stop merger

A major stumbling block has been thrown in the path of AT&T...