All Entries in October, 2011

Hostilities come to an end between Fox and DirecTV

The negotiations between News Corporation and DirecTV over the compensation for the latter...

Stocks give back some gains – 10/31/11

In the wake of last week’s run-up, traders took some profits on Monday and there were some renewed concerns about just how well the...

Atlantic City AM tower rolls snake eyes with FCC

Comedian Steven Wright has observed that “It’s a small world – but I wouldn’t want to paint it.” And it may be a small...

New England noncom building a group

We mean this literally – Word Radio Educational Foundation is already the proud owner and operator of WSEW-FM Sanford ME in the Portsmouth-Rochester-Dover NH...

Bonaduce to KZOK

Former WYSP-FM Philadelphia morning man Danny Bonaduce—the legendary television and radio personality—will begin hosting morning drive on CBS Radio Seattle Classic Rocker 102.5 KZOK...

Strong quarter for Clear Channel

Revenues gained 7% to $1.58 billion in Q3 for CC Media Holdings, parent company of Clear Channel Communications. Radio revenues were also up 7%...

FIAT explores "Alternate Routes" in CBS Radio effort

It’s a storytelling series on CBS Radio stations via two-minute vignettes to air in targeted markets. FIAT’s branding effort was designed for both radio...

ESPN Deportes names sponsors for El Diez

It’s ESPN Deportes’ first scripted series, soccer drama “El Diez.” The lineup of major consumer-brand sponsors include American Airlines, Burger King, Coors Light, General...

Week 5: Broadcast 88, Cable 12

Broadcast networks programs claimed the top four slots in the weekly ratings mash-up by TVB from Nielsen numbers for both broadcast and cable/satellite TV,...

Paisley, Gill and Urban to salute Glen Campbell

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Brad Paisley and former CMA Entertainers of the Year Vince Gill and Keith Urban will pay tribute to...

Dial Global execs make Nasdaq debut

With their stock now trading on Nasdaq as “DIAL,” top executives of Dial Global visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square Monday (10/31) and...

We Can't Afford It

Think about the absurdity (albeit honest absurdity) of that statement, while I give you a quick history lesson. ...

Nielsen CEO sees no sign of new recession

From his vantage point as CEO of The Nielsen Company David Calhoun sees both media ratings data and consumer buying data, so he has...

Apartments.com launches TV effort (video)

Apartments.com is targeting rent-worthy individuals still living at home by some humorous yet uncomfortable moments with their older parents. Its first-ever TV campaign, the...

Football wins Sunday night ratings

NBC was tops for the night with “Sunday Night Football” and CBS was a strong second, including its NFL game running over into primetime....