All Entries in April, 2012

April ends with a down day

A very modest rise in consumer spending for March didn’t do much to impress Wall Street, while worries grew about the economy in Spain....

TLC Tuesdays to focus on fashion

TLC plans to make over Tuesday nights with two fashion-filled premieres on May 29. First at 9pm ET/PT, WHAT NOT TO WEAR returns with...

TLC / The Learning Channel

Another station hit by FCC for late renewal

WIPS-AM Ticonderoga NY failed to get its renewal application in on time in a case that hearkens back to 2/1/06. The resulting late fine...

Motivated buyer for Davidson Nashville AM

Davidson Media and TBLC Media have a complicated relationship going in Nashville TN. But it may soon get at least a little less so,...

Sold

Satellite star

Paul Guyardo, who currently leads the U.S. Sales and Marketing organizations at DirecTV, will expand his role to lead both traditional ad sales and...

Ex-WTWO employee held in shooting incident

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Nexstar Broadcasting Group

truTV rolling out more original programming

“Bigger, bolder, broader” is the watch cry as truTV adds several new original series to its production and development slate. The network is placing...

Tru TV

New COO

Former Discovery Networks International COO Sahar Elhabashi has joined Condé Nast Entertainment Group (CNEG) as Executive Vice President and COO, reporting directly to President...

WISX-FM adds Mario Lopez

Clear Channel Philadelphia’s Mix 106.1 announced Mario Lopez , television personality, producer, actor and author, will join the station during the afternoon drive weekdays...

Board addition

Cox Enterprises elected Christopher Williams to its board of directors. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of The Williams Capital Group LP, a...

Cumulus Media Networks unveils new affiliate deals

Here’s a list of this week’s new affiliation agreements for Cumulus Media Networks programming. The Huckabee Report added KQZZ-FM Devil’s Lake, ND. Imus in...

Cumulus

Telemundo signs Chevy, Verizon for “Mia Mundo”

Telemundo Media, Chevrolet and Verizon Wireless announced “Mia Mundo,” the first-ever bilingual branded-entertainment crossover series, will launch on Thursday, 5/3 and air on Telemundo.com...

Still tough going for A.H. Belo newspapers

It is likely that quite a few RBR-TVBR readers who are Belo Corporation employees still own A.H. Belo shares from when the newspaper group...

Newspaper

Changing the shade of Gray

One of the major debt ratings agencies has been taking a look at Gray Television’s financials. The result is a change in the ratings...

Gray Television

DVR viewing gives Modern Family a boost

Live + 7 Day Ratings for the week of 4/9/12 (Week #30): Based on the Live + 7 Day ratings for the week, ABC’s...

ABC