All Entries in December, 2011

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$3.5M KXEL-AM/KOKZ-FM/KWLD-AM/KFMW-FM Waterloo-Cedar Falls IA (Waterloo IA) from KXEL Broadcasting Company Inc., a subsidiary of Bahakel Communications Ltd. (Beverly Poston et al) to Woodward...

Transactions: 1-3-12

$55M WLNY-TV New York NY (Riverhead NY) from WLNY LP (Michael Feinblatt et al) to WLNYEAT LLC, a subsidiary of TVPX 1030 Exchange Company...

2011 ended with a down market – 12/30/11

Despite lots of ups and downs, stock prices ended 2011 pretty much where the year began. The flat year ended with a down day,...

KXPS-AM adds LA Clippers

CRC Media West’s Fox Sports Affiliate “The New Team 1010” KXPS-AM in the Palm Springs market has partnered with the Clippers for the 2011-12...

NBC's late-night duo 'Jay Leno' and 'Jimmy Fallon' get season high margins

NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” have delivered #1 finishes for the fourth quarter of 2011 versus...

ABC's 'Nightline' takes No. 1 late night ratings slot in Q4

ABC’s “Nightline” Ranks No. 1 During 4th Quarter 2011 Across All Target Demos. 4Q11 is the 5th Straight Quarter for the ABC Latenight Program...

Univision #2 in final Thursday of 2011

Repeats on CBS claimed the top spot for Thursday viewing, but Univision was #2 in 18-49 as it aired original episodes of its novelas....

Shelley Kanther files sexual harassment suit against CBS Radio

Former KYW-AM Philadelphia Director of Marketing and Communications called Marc Rayfield SVP/Market Manager, CBS Radio / Philadelphia "one of the worst offenders": Kanther, 36,...

NBC's Thursday line-up w/ 'The Office' holds viewers

At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Community” delivered a 0.6/2 in 18-49 and 2.2 million viewers overall.  Note that on average this...

Thursday late-night ratings winner 'Nightline'

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

3D TV declines in North America, gains elsewhere

In its Quarterly TV Design and Features Report for Q4, NPD DisplaySearch found widely diverging TV product ranges across the world. For 3D sets,...

Late night battle 'ABC's Jimmy Kimmel' topped CBS' Ferguson

During the 4th Quarter 2011, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live grew its overall audience over the year-ago quarter by 5% to deliver its most-watched quarter...

Bart Ritner dead at 76

Long time North Carolina radio personality Bart Ritner died of complications from cancer on Wednesday, December 28th. He was 76 and had retired from...

Santorum launches radio ad after Iowa polls jump (audio)

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is aiming to capitalize on his recent increase in the polls with a new radio ad airing statewide in...