All Entries in July, 2012

Stock market described as wavering ahead of reports

The Fed and the European Central Bank are supposed to issue reports this week, and a labor market report is also due, and it...

Three nights for Fox during Week 45

FOX won Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night last week among Adults 18-49 with week-over-week gains by MASTERCHEF and HELL’S KITCHEN, as well as a...

FOX

Olympic kickoff gives the week to NBC

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 31, 2012 – Led by record-breaking results for the network’s coverage of the 2012 London Olympics, NBC has won...

NBC

Fox comes in 2nd among majors Monday

Airing against the Olympics, FOX ranked #2 for the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.  Encores of HELL’S KITCHEN at 8p (1.1/3) and...

Florida radio landlord had guaranteed tenant

Faith Radio Network is turning a rental into an owned-and-operated in a deal that featured a not-so-easy-to-get-out-of LMA. The station is WFRU-FM Quincy FL,...

DC station cut out of high-profile Redskins press event

Highly-touted Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III gave his first press conference. Local TV covered it live. Regional and national sports media outlets...

Daniel Snyder

Olympics rule for NBC while Univision grabs #2 slot

NBC was on in 31.4M households, resulting in a 10.5/28 18-49 – and of course no other network even came close. Or let’s put...

MVPDs reminded of EEO responsibilities

On the plus side, MVPDs have an extra day to file their annual EEO reports with the FCC. On the minus side, they still...

LIN can grin about Street-beating Q2

All systems were go at LIN TV Corporation, where gains were registered in significant categories including local, national and or...

LIN Media

Romney super PAC radio ad spend hits $1 million (audio)

The pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future (ROF) is out with a $1 million radio ad buy across nine swing states, hitting President Obama...

Dave FM to flip to Sports in Atlanta

CBS Radio’s AAA “Dave FM” WZGC-FM Atlanta will flip to all-sports in late September/early October, writes Rodney Ho at the Atlanta Journal Constitution. CBS...

Manning scores Nassau Maryland properties

$6.4M WWEG-FM & WAFY-FM Frederick MD (Myersville, Middletown MD); and WARK-AM Hagerstown MD-Chambersburg-Waynesboro PA (Hagerstown MD) from Nassau Broadcasting III LLC Debtor-in-Possession (Louis f....

Michael Copps: Watchdog

When he was an FCC Commissioner, Michael Copps perhaps came as close to being a media watchdog as a commissioner possibly can. But now...

Michael Copps

Hagerstown TV eludes political file requirement

Nobody familiar with Hagerstown MD would confuse it with a Top 50 market, yet according to Nielsen DMA definitions, it is considered part of...

Political Advertising

Heineken to premiere “The Switch” TV spot

Heineken has debuted its new television commercial, “The Switch,” following the success of the acclaimed commercials, “The Entrance” and “The Date,” which are also...