All Entries in September, 2011

Transactions: 9-8-11

N/A KJCS-LP Colorado Springs CO from Beta Broadcasting Inc. (Jack Connolly) to Christian Television Alliance (Chris van de Sande). Transfer of LPTV for no...

Retail prospects a mixed bag but on the upside

Consumer confidence as measured by research firm BIGresearch was down in August, but its latest look at a variety of retailers merchandising a variety...

TV remote controllers in trouble with 18-34 demographic

In the present-day configuration of the average American living room, the person with the remote controls what appears on the television screen. But the...

NAB calls proposed FM translator dismissal policy premature

The FCC’s latest proposal to implement the Local Community Radio Act and foment the creation of new LPFM stations suggests blanket dismissals of pending...

Week 50: 'Big Brother' gives CBS the power for solid week

“Big Brother Wednesday” is the Week’s No. 1 Program in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. All Three Editions of “Big Brother” Place Among the...

Week 50: ABC finished No. 1 for Summer in key sales demo

ABC Finishes No. 1 for Summer 2011 in the Key Adult 18-49 Sales Demo. ABC Posts its Top Week Since Early June in Adults...

FoxRock Syndication launching the Food Nation Radio Network

FoxRock Syndication Services, a division of FoxRock Communications, announced a deal with the “Food Nation Radio Network with Elizabeth Dougherty” to join its roster...

Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings receive MRC accreditation

The Media Rating Council (MRC) has voted to grant accreditation to Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings. That’s a new measurement system that provides overnight audience...

Average Tuesday for FOX with repeats of 'GLEE'

FOX aired an encore of GLEE (0.8/2) at 8pm last night, followed by back-to-back encores of RAISING HOPE (both 0.8/2) from 9-10pm. CompetitionFollowing a...

Tuesday late-night ratings win to 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno'

In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 3.1/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.5/6; and ABC’s...

NBC's 'America's Got Talent' wins Tuesday

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (2.9/8 in adults 18-49, 11.4 million viewers overall) ranked #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS,...

"Murphy in the Morning" returns to Chicago

Robert Murphy, the former WKQX (Q101) Chicago morning man whose recent comeback was supposed to be only a two-week stunt, is about to make...

NBCU putting its money into the community in LA

The NBCUniversal Foundation announced grants totaling $200,000 to six non-profit organizations in the Los Angeles. The awards are part of NBCU’s ongoing commitment to...

Westwood One and Dial-Global merger dance began nearly two years ago

Materials filed with the SEC indicate that talks leading up to the announcement a little over a month ago that Westwood One and Dial-Global...

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