All Entries in November, 2012

NPR expanding “TED Radio Hour”

TED Radio Hour, a journey through the world of extraordinary ideas, is getting more space to ponder. Co-producers NPR and TED are expanding it...

NPR / National Public Radio

Peruvian is world’s oldest radio host

Specifically, 97-year-old Maruja Venegas from Lima, Peru is the globe’s longest-running radio personality, according to Guinness World Records. She started out her broadcasting career...

The AMEX Channel interactive TV campaign launches

American Express and BrightLine announced the rollout of the “largest Interactive TV campaign ever executed,” enabling cardmembers and prospects to have an interactive on-demand...

NBC: “30 Rock” hits season high

Thursday Results (Fox carried NFL football in New Orleans and the CW carried the game in Atlanta): At 8 p.m. ET, “30 Rock” (1.3/4...

NBC

Buying a Station during the Renewal Cycle

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John Pelkey

ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy tripled lead-in

Returning strong after the prior week’s Thanksgiving preemption, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy tripled its lead-in among Adults 18-49 9pm (+200% over Last Resort) to win...

ABC

Big Bang leads CBS to Thurs win

Led by THE BIG BANG THEORY, TWO AND A HALF MEN, PERSON OF INTEREST and ELEMENTARY, CBS handily won Thursday night in viewers and...

CBS

CBS Bangs home another Thursday night win

Comedies from CBS put it on track to win the night during the first hour of primetime 18-49, and it had 13.4M viewers to...

NFL Network putting a dent into broadcast prime

The NFL’s NFL Network is using its new rights to 13 Thursday night games to power its $1.1 billion...

NFL / National Football League

Study: Online Radio not a competitor for terrestrial

Despite the rapid growth of Pandora, a recent online survey of 1,017 adult Americans conducted by Vision Critical indicates that Pandora’s gains are not...

Pandora

Reps, Commissioners weigh in on LPFM, FM translators

Two US representatives and all five FCC commissioners spoke up on the FCC’s Open Meeting consideration of LPFM and FM translators as directed by...

FCC Commissioners / May 2012

Salem picks up Columbus FM from Radio One

$4M WJKR-FM Columbus OH (Upper Arlington OH) from Blue Chip Broadcasting Licensee Ltd., a subsidiary of Radio One Inc. (Alfred C. Liggins) to Salem...

Time Warner Cable fires back in KC

Time Warner Cable has launched (11/29) 14 Wi-Fi hot spots in the Kansas City area, only two weeks after Google launched its highly-revered local...

Time Warner Cable

Nexstar moves into Burlington VT

$16.5M WFFF-TV Burlington VT-Plattsburgh NY (Burlington VT) from Smith Media LLC (Ian Guthrie) to Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. (Perry Sook). $825K escrow, balance in cash...

Post-Sandy car sales pick up

The automobile industry lost business due to the gaping hole in results in the northeast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. And while the...

Auto / Buying a Car