Ex-Scripps News Head McLaughlin Joins Graham Media Group

Starting Monday, the owner of broadcast TV stations in Jacksonville, Houston, Roanoke-Lynchburg, San Antonio, Orlando and its home market of Detroit will have a new VP of News. Taking the role is the former SVP of Local News at The E.W. Scripps Co.

Cadent, Stirista Team To Advance TV Ad Targeting Capabilities

An independent converged TV advertising specialist is teaming up with a provider of data-driven marketing tools that will see cross-product integrations designed to bring targeting across linear, addressable, digital and connected TV platforms.

PBS KIDS Integrates American Sign Language into Content

New accessibility to children and/or parents who are deaf or hard of hearing has come to a slate of programs under the PBS KIDS umbrella, thanks to the integration of American Sign Language interpretations into multiple series.

‘First Coast News’ Seeks VHF-to-UHF Upgrade

In Jacksonville, Fla., TEGNA brands its NBC and ABC affiliates as "First Coast News," owing to nearby St. Augustine. Both stations air shared newscasts, and have been a "duopoly" since November 1999. Now, TEGNA is asking the Commission to give it an digital-era upgrade.

Survey: LGBT Content in Demand by Younger Audiences

Even as discussions around LGBTQIA+ visibility remain politically divisive, new data from Horowitz Research underscore that LGBTQIA+ representation in TV content drives viewing among not just American LGBTQIA+ audiences, but among Adults 18-34 overall.

Ad Fontes Media Brings A Bias Meter To Scripps News

Ad Fontes Media will audit Scripps News' national news as part of the network’s commitment to transparency and nonpartisan journalism. "The agreement comes as advertisers struggle to filter through a deluge of low-quality journalism that can pose brand safety risks," Scripps says.

A Progressive Push For Auto Insurance Specialists at TV

It was a final push for those needing to file their taxes by Monday's filing deadline that pushed TurboTax to the top in the latest Media Monitors Spot Ten Cable report. By next week, however, the advertiser is likely to be gone until 2025. That will leave an auto insurance specialist as the leader in spot TV.
Daniel Anstandig

NAB Show: ‘Groundbreaking Insights’ for TV News in AI in Media

With a fully synthetic co-presenter named Ameca, findings from a comprehensive study on the role of generative artificial intelligence in broadcast media were shared at a...
Corus Entertainment's Toronto headquarters, as of January 2020

Corus Shares Sink After FY ’24 Q2 Results Disappoint

With the release of its latest quarterly results Friday, Corus Entertainment shares plummeted on the TSX, putting the parent of TV network Global and 39 radio stations on shaky ground once again with a difficult three months already unfolding.
View of Seattle and radio towers from Space Needle

A KING-Sized Reign Coming To Seattle

It is a professional sports club established in 2012 as a founding member of the National Women's Soccer League. Now, it has local broadcast rights for 11 regular season games secured, thanks to a partnership with a local TEGNA over-the-air TV station.
Wade Davis

TelevisaUnivision Q1 2024 Earnings Date Affirmed

The world's largest producer of Spanish-language audio and video content, which ended 2023 by pushing more than $1 billion in debt repayments from 2025 to 2028 at a higher interest rate, is coming off of a tough end to last year.

ATSC 3.0 Security Automation Service Arrives

With the 2024 NAB Show starting on Saturday in Las Vegas, DigiCAP is sharing the news that the first installation of a new system to automate ATSC 3.0 security certificate management is now complete.

Gray’s No. 4 Institutional Investor Trims Share Total

As of the end of 2023, Gray Television's biggest institutional investors were Blackrock Inc., with 8.11% interest; Morgan Stanley, with 5.86% interest; and Darsana Capital Partners, with 5.8% interest. Then came Gray's No. 4 investor, which has decreased its holdings in the company.

PBS Member Settles Public File Violations With Consent Decree

In June 2022, the FCC issued Notices of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture to the owner of four PBS Member stations for public file rule violations. Now, more than 18 months later, the Commission has entered into a Consent Decree with the licensee, resolving the matter.

Sinclair Joins Entertainment ID Registry Board

EIDR is a public registry that provides a unique identifier for audio-visual content, designed to provide a standard way of identifying and tracking works across the media supply chain.