All Entries in September, 2012

Stock indexes close strong month and quarter

Stocks fell Friday as an unexpected contraction in a gauge of business activity in the Midwest had Wall Street cutting still-sizeable third quarter and...

Big Bang syndie victory more than theoretical

The week beginning 9/10/12 featured yet another win for Big Bang Theory, with Wheel of Fortune 2nd in total viewers and Judge Judy 2nd...

Armed Forces Radio chooses ARN

America’s Radio News Network (ARN) has been picked as the source of top of the hour news for the Armed Forces Radio Network. Combined...

ARNN / America's Radio News Network

Belo rolls out private advertising marketplace

“Belo Private Ad Marketplace” is a new digital platform that connects advertisers with Belo’s digital advertising inventory across its websites. The marketplace gives advertisers...

Belo

CBS’s “Elementary” sweeps time period

The series premiere of ELEMENTARY won its time period in viewers and key demographics, building on its demo lead-in and improving the year-ago time...

CBS

X Factor strong on Thurs against CBS

FOX aired originals of THE X FACTOR and GLEE: THE X FACTOR: 3.2/10, down only -6% from last week’s fast nationals,  retaining 94% of...

FOX

SiriusXM Canada beefs up internet radio offering

The upgrade begins 10/1 and includes updated internet radio and mobile listening apps that offer access to additional content and greater personalization. The updated...

Sirius XM

92.3 WIL’s Judi Diamond debuts in new NickMom show

Hubbard’s WIL-FM St. Louis morning driver Judi Diamond and her friend Kate Frisina-White debut in a new reality-comedy show “MFF: Mom Friends Forever.” It...

Top 25 streaming talkers for Q3 named

While Michael Savage and his syndicator Talk Radio Network have parted ways (this will likely change the Q4 rankers until he signs with another...

Michael Savage

FCC incentive auction earns a round of reviews

The incentive auction NPRM drew a handful of comments from various denizens of Washington DC. Here’s what people were saying: * Jay Rockefeller (D-WV),...

Broadcast Tower

NAB’s Gordon Smith: No stampede to give up TV spectrum

The NAB has pledged to cooperate with the FCC to bring the unprecedented spectrum auction...

Gordon Smith

NBC: “Up all Night” up week to week

Thursday Results (based on official nationals): At 8 p.m. ET, “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday” (1.5/5 in 18-49, 4.7 million viewers overall) retained...

NBC

Fine sticks for “homeless” Fort Lauderdale FM pirate

The FCC rang up Neal Davis of Fort Lauderdale FL, the northern community in the Miami market, for the standard $10K for the unauthorized...

Broadcasting Pirate

ABC scored second on Thursday

ABC earned second place on season premiere Thursday among Adults 18-49, leading Fox by 4% and NBC by 71%.  The Net won the night...

ABC

Two sentenced in Texas over radio real estate ad scam

A federal judge in Texas has sentenced two men to five-year prison terms in a $17 million real estate scam using radio promotions. Prosecutors...