All Entries in April, 2012

ABC claimed 2nd place on Thursday

ABC took second place on Thursday in Adults 18-49 to an Idol-led Fox, leading CBS by 22% and NBC’s all-original schedule by 57%. Growing...


NBC spins Thursday’s 5th place finish

Thursday Results: At      8 p.m. ET, “Community” averaged a 1.3/5 in 18-49 and 2.9 million      viewers overall in a highly competitive time period...


DirecTV cutting price to snare football fans

Is it a smart marketing move or a financial blunder? DirecTV took a hit on Wall Street after announcing...


Man shoves reporter in Charlotte; screams expletives (video)

A Charlotte man was briefly behind bars after shoving a Raycom Media WMBF-TV (NBC) News reporter...

MIB Reports TV News

Tacher signs Tan Talk Radio Network

Independent rep firm The Tacher Company has aligned with the TanTalk Radio Network consisting of six radio stations in three states. The Tan Talk...

The Tacher Company

Campaign against “John & Ken” adds YouTube pitch (video)

A few days ago in an RBR-TVBR interview National Hispanic Media Coalition President and CEO Alex...

NHMC / National Hispanic Media Coalition

Another down day for stocks

Guidance below expectations by Qualcomm added to the tech malaise on Wall Street – and more worrying about European economies didn’t help either. The...

Another high-level call for a spectrum inventory

The FCC is marching forward, trying to put together a plan for incentive auctions in the television space. The authorization to do this was...

U.S. Congress

Witnesses named for Senate TV hearing

We knew that the Senate Commerce Committee was planning to look into the future of television, and now we know who the witnesses will...

Susan Whiting

Univision promotion

Univision Communications named Antonio Roman to the position of senior vice president of National Sales for the Television Station Group. He has been with...

Details on Hulu’s first newfront

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NHK World TV launches in NYC

The 24-hour English language TV news channel produced by NHK, Japan’s sole public, independent broadcasting corporation, is now available for the first time to...

Official tally puts GMA on top for first time this century

ABC News had already claimed victory for “Good Morning America” over NBC’s “Today” for the first time since 1995 based on preliminary Nielsen numbers....

ABC News

Pandora adds distribution platform

It started online and is now growing in distribution via mobile devices. But Pandora Media isn’t limiting its horizons and is rapidly adding...


Idol steamrollers the competition

With more viewers than the next two networks combined, Fox rolled to an easy ratings victory Wednesday on the strength of “American Idol.” Wednesday...


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