All Entries in June, 2013

Emmis bucks the trend on Wall Street

Friday 6/28/13 trading was labeled mixed by those who cared to label it, with major indicators down a fraction of a percent, but somebody...

Judge Judy moves up

It was judgement for the Judge in the syndie ratings for the week of 6/10/13 – although Big Bang had the most viewers as...

Judge Judy

NAB makes the case for Down from 51 band plan

The National Association of Broadcasters wrote to the FCC noting that while there are still areas in the television incentive auction plan where differences...

NAB / National Association of Broadcasters

Miss a deadline, get a big fine

An AM-FM combo in Salmon ID was a little late filing for a license renewal – if one considers five years to fall into...

Dollar Sign

Fox ties up Thursday night

Hell’s Kitchen opened the night for Fox in a tie with a rerun of Big Bang on CBS, and for the night, it ended...

Univision Communications, Inc.

Two radio deals for only $101

$100 KWUD-AM Woodville TX from KWUD Inc. (Michael Lindsay) to Gerald Proctor. Cash. $1 WYND-FM Hatteras NC from Hengooch License...

Massive multimillion LPTV extravaganza

$46.5M WKOB-LD New York NY; W25DW-D Chicago IL (Arbury Hills IL); KATA-CD/ KJJM-LD, KHPK-D/KNAP-LP/K31GL-D &  KODF-LD  Dallas-Fort Worth (Mesquite, De Soto, Britton TX); KUVM-CD/...

Beasley sells to Beasley in Las Vegas

George Beasley acquired a pair of FMs in the Las Vegas area back in 2010 with the intent of making them part of the...

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

FTC wants search engine ads labeled

The Federal Trade Commission has sent an advisory to search engine providers reminding them that if one of the results produced from a search is a...

FTC / Federal Trade Commission

TrueCar even more optimistic than KBB on car sales

The latest report on vehicle sale trends from Kelley Blue Book sees great YOY gains for the month of June and an annualized sales...

Auto / Buying a Car

Cable destinations of older radio fans

Here is the final group of radio charts in our massive hunt for radio fans when they’re surfing channels on the local cable system....

Cable / Satellite

Clear Channel files to donate Dearborn AM to MMTC

One way to extract benefit from an underutilized broadcast facility is to hand it over to a noncommercial entity that would love to restore...

MMTC / Minority Media & Telecom Council

Emmis slam dunks its fiscal Q1

The black ink was flowing freely at Emmis Communications during its first fiscal quarter ended 5/31/13 – including a massive percentage...

Emmis Communications

Stocks up, radio rides the wave

According to reports, members of the Fed have been whispering sweet and soothing words after initially scaring the living daylights out of stock traders,...

FCC wants commentary on online political file

The new rules requiring stations to post documents on political advertising in a national public file database housed by the FCC have had one...

Political Advertising