All Entries in February, 2013

Sinclair strikes again: buys Barrington group

The television stations in the new smaller market group that Sinclair Broadcast started with the acquisition of Cox Media stations will not have a...

SBG / Sinclair Broadcast Group

Stocks slip at the close; up in February

Stocks on Thursday finished mildly lower after a last-minute retreat from gains that had the Dow Jones Industrial Average coming within 15 points of...

Next FCC meeting a little less broadcast-silent than usual

The big issues on the broadcast side of the FCC job description will get at least another month to percolate – it comes as...

FCC

FOX: Idol wins Wednesday

With a two hour AMERICAN IDOL, FOX won last night across all demos. AMERICAN IDOL posted a 3.8/11, down -7% from last Wednesday (NOTE:...

FOX

Gray KSNB buy enabled by FCC waiver

Gray Broadcasting asked for and received an FCC failing station waiver, enabling it to acquire KSNB-TV Superior NE and pair it up with KOLN-TV...

Gray Television

FCC throws several books at Mt. Rushmore Broadcasting

Public file violations carry one of the stiffest base penalties of all commonly levied by the FCC, on par with frequency piracy. When the...

Dollar Sign

Due Diligence – A Not Too Technical Guide (Part 1)

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Erwin Krasnow / Gary Cavell

Liberty Media to make decision soon on Sirius XM CEO

John Malone’s Liberty Media said it has seen strong internal and external candidates in the company’s search for a CEO for Sirius XM Radio....

Sirius XM

Tom Kent Radio Network hits 400 affiliates

The latest are Clear Channel’s AC WSRS 96.1 FM (Boston) adding “Lovin’ Life, Livin’ the 80s” to Saturday Nights 7P-Mid; Access. 1 Communications AC...

Conexión Thalia Radio Show added in key markets

Cumulus Media Networks announced that Conexión Thalia Radio Show, the popular lifestyle and music program hosted by international Latina recording artist Thalia, will launch...

Cumulus

Hyundai aired most effective ad of the Oscars

Ace Metrix, television and video analytics provider, has revealed the most effective ads of the Academy Awards, a list led by Korean automaker Hyundai...

Daniel Anstandig on Country listeners’ passion

Country radio listeners are the most active listeners across any genre when it comes to using LDR’s interactive broadcast technology — even when compared...

Daniel Anstandig

Slipping Idol still leads Wednesday Nielsen ratings

According to TV by the Numbers, you have to go all the way back to July of 2003 to find lower 18-49 numbers for...

Dish’s Clearwire bid may need to be upped

Dish’s last bid on the table for Clearwire was in December, offering $2.2 billion to buy 40 megahertz of prime wireless broadband spectrum from...

Dish Network

TuneIn launches “TuneIn Live”

TuneIn, the leading streaming music, sports and news aggregator, announced the launch of TuneIn Live, a customized  experience allowing listeners to more easily discover...

TuneIn