All Entries in August, 2013

Is it a Cafe? Is it a Bank? Is it Profitable?

A man walks into a bar and orders a cappuccino and a Greek yogurt. That’s the joke. What really happens is that a man...

capitalone

Entercom Seattle launches The New HOT 103.7

At 3PM 8/30, Entercom launched a new Hot AC radio format in Seattle. The New HOT 103.7-The Rhythm of Seattle, replaces AAA The Mountain...

Entercom

Looking ahead on Capitol Hill

There are always a few broadcast issues percolating away on Capitol Hill, and it would be of particular interest if Congress were to spend...

U.S. Congress

Small businesses advised to use television

Most readers of RBR-TVBR are of one mind when it comes to businesses using broadcasting – they’re for it! But our readers are thinking...

TV Remote

Cumulus and Clear Channel finish a deal

One of the last things Clear Channel and Cumulus did during the year 2008 was put together...

Clear Channel

Worst monthly hit for stocks since May 2012

Stocks fell Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 closing out their worst month since May 2012, as investors weighed potential U.S. military...

Nielsen extends review period for Arbitron buy

Nielsen announced that it has agreed to extend the period for regulatory review...

Nielsen

WGN launching new traffic service

So long, CCME’s Total Traffic Network at Tribune’s WGN-AM Chicago: Beyond a number of high-profile lineup changes at the station under new GM Jimmy...

WGN-AM 720

NJ Devils re-up with WFAN

The New Jersey Devils and WFAN Sports Radio 66 AM and 101.9 FM announced the extension of their multi-year partnership, in which the CBS...

CBS Radio

CBS wins Thursday’s non-NFL contest

Every network and its brother had NFL preseason action, including CBS, but CBS also had Big Brother and that was enough for Nielsen 18-49...

New Aflac Duck ad launches

Aflac’s new television commercial, “Rehearsal” debuted during the college football game between the University of Georgia and Clemson. The game begins at 8:00 PM...

AFLAC

Rupert Murdoch takes a “pay cut”

The News Corp. Chief’s compensation for the latest fiscal year (ended 6/30) dropped 3.7% to $28.9 million. He had made $30.0 million in the...

Rupert Murdoch

Arbitron shares the wealth

There is still time to get on board with Arbitron and get a piece of the dividend distribution it has in the works on...

Digital increases viability of OTA TV reception

The switch from analog to digital broadcasting by America’s local broadcast television service was a game-changer in a number of ways – and one...

Broadcast Tower

Townsquare grows in two of its regions

Cumulus Media is spinning dozens of stations to Townsquare Media as part of its plan to add Dial Global...

Townsquare Media Group