All Entries in June, 2012

Emily Maynard’s got her top 3 picked out already in Prague

The one and only time I was in Prague was after college on a 6 week summer backpacking trip through Europe with my friend...

FCC July agenda peripheral to broadcasting

Broadband providers and those wanting to use white spaces are eying the same spectrum broadcasters use, particularly on the television side. So although there...

FCC

Anatomy of a Tennessee FM sale

ASRadio LLC is selling its FM station in the Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol market to the Baker family’s Positive Alternative Radio, which will take it noncommercial....

Sold

Gimme an M! Gimme an A! Merger!

Unfortunately, M&A opportunities are few and far between these days, and that’s a shame, says Moody’s...

Moody's

Analysts like a split News Corporation

Both Wells Fargo and Barclay’s believe that in the case of News Corporation, two stocks are better...

Anthony Declemente

AMC playing hardball with DISH, AT&T

Basic cable provider AMC was warning its fans that its channels are about to disappear from AT&T MVPD systems — but that has been...

AMC Networks

Internet radio service offering political content

iNetRadio says it is “…free Internet radio mobile app that gives users what they want when they want it.” And now just like that...

Democrat and Republican

2012 campaign ad spend besting 2008 record

President Obama, Mitt Romney, and their allies are spending money at a faster pace than the final weeks of the 2008 presidential election. The...

Hot 101.5 going commercial free on B-Day

Cox Media Group Tampa’s New Hot 101.5 will go commercial free for an entire day on July 4th to celebrate the station’s one year...

Fire melts WEBY-AM cables

A 209-acre brush fire remains 90% contained with crews monitoring possible hot spots for the next week. While there were few effects from the...

Olympic Team Trials ranked #2 on Thurs

Thursday Results: From 8-9 p.m. ET, the “U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Swimming Finals” (1.7/5 in adults 18-49, 6.2 million viewers overall) is currently #2...

NBC

Fox Thursday ranked #3

TAKE ME OUT: 1.0/3, down -17% from last week THE CHOICE: 1.2/4, down -20% from last week Competition ABC’s Duets (1.0/3) posted its lowest...

FOX

ABC was #1 on Thurs.

With the Duets live show, the summer opener of Wipeout and Rookie Blue, ABC ranked #1 on Thursday night among the major nets in...

ABC

Memories of Leonard Kahn and the tech stuff he loved

Upon learning of the passing in June of the one and only Leonard Kahn my mind was flooded with...

Photo finish Thursday night winner: Univision

Univision’s 18-49 1.4/4 was enough to scoot past ABC and CBS, tied at 1.3/4. CBS did it with all reruns. Fox and NBC were...