MediaDailyNews Issues for April 2006

MediaDailyNews - Friday, April 28, 2006
'06 Broadband Video Market To Reach $500 Million, About The Size Of A Major TV Daypart
K Shuffled At M: MindShare Gets K-mart, MediaCom's Out
Speciale To Nielsen: 'I'm Pissed'
Warner Creates Low-Cost TV Production Unit
The CW Adds Two Senior Executives
Farella: Upfront Money Is Up for Grabs
Starcom Chief Calls for 'Video Upfront'
Starcom Ups Broderick, White
Report: Disney And CBS Ponder Univision Purchase
Engagement Panel: No Currency, No Clarity
Boston Globe Taps Martin As Ad Chief
TNT To Premiere New Commercial-Free Shows This Summer
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, April 27, 2006
Interpublic Brands Consumer Media 'Experience,' Raids More Execs With Initiative Experience
DIC Taps Kuechenmeister To Lead Sales For CBS Saturday Kids Block
McClatchy Sells 4 Knight Ridder Dailies For $1 Billion
Universal McCann Names Matthew Norman SVP, Human Resources Director
GroupM Acquires Newsletter Publisher, Moves To Strengthen Sponsorships
NBC To Launch New Game Show
CBS Corp.'s First Earnings Offer Few Surprises
MTV Hopes For Summer Hit With 'Laguna Beach' Spin-Off
Scripps To Launch Talent Search Design Show On HGTV
Sci Fi Channel Looks To Expand Its Reach With Scripted Series
Herbst-Brady Out, Muszynski In As Starcom's Lead Negotiator
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, April 26, 2006
CBS Cites Weak Radio Results For Modest Q1 Gains
Buyers: Network Upfront Will Be Down $100 Million, Or So
NFL Network Says It Has Rights To Carry College Football's Senior Bowl
Magazines' Search For Upside Has A Digital Downside: Search
Broadcast: Still Alive And Well
Interep Clarifies Stance On Oaktree Bid
BET Increases Reality Focus
Fox Affilis Re-Brand In Prep For My Network TV Launch
Meredith Reports Solid First Quarter, Cites Internet
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Omnicom Reports Strong Growth, WPP Cites Media Buying Momentum
Disney Strikes Mobisodes Union Agreement
USA Today Taps Jeff Webber For Ad SVP
Yellow Pages Association Collects Ad Rates
Bid4Spots Crosses $1 Million Threshold
Media Planning: Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes
Microsoft Taps Ad-ID
Report Offers Rare Glimpse Into Media Exec Compensation: Carat's Verklin Earns $1.5 Million
Starcom Ups Caraccioli-Davis
Carat, Meredith Initiative Delves Beneath The Surface
Discovery's Race2Replace Lance Armstrong Gives Cycling A Boost
Toyota, Fox Unveil Multiplatform 'Prison Break' Deal
Instant Replay: NFL Net To Rebroadcast Games
MediaDailyNews - Monday, April 24, 2006
Nielsen Has A 'LOT' More Problems, Goes To New Lengths To Fix One
'Opie And Anthony' Return To CBS Radio, XM Too
Outdoor Industry Taps MRI For New Ratings, Will Compete With Nielsen's
Brandtique: Old Navy
Comcast Has First-Ever VOD Upfront Meeting
Hallmark Shakes Off Uncertainty As Upfront Approaches
Product Placements of the Week
To Get Viewers In Its Seats, TNT Targets Bus Riders In Their Seats
MediaDailyNews - Friday, April 21, 2006
The Art Of The Brand Name: Zenith Uses Canvass As Media
Nielsen Outdoor Launches In L.A., Part Of 10-City Rollout
Carat Parts With Amp'd, Cites Conflict
Citbank's Ingall To Mags: The Internet Is About To Peak
Online Rises To 5% Share Of U.S. Ad Spending
TNS Taps Microsoft's Till
NBC's Comstock To Stations: Embrace New Platforms
Nielsen Sets June Release For 'Next Generation' Initiatives
Nielsen: Americans Deem TV Top Ad Medium
NFL Network Lands Games, Ron Furman Too
Ad Tracker Predicts Record Political TV Spending
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, April 20, 2006
TV Product Placement Finds A New Place: Real Life
Publicis Dominates New Business Front; Omnicom, Aegis In Organic Growth
OMD, Imaginova Reveal Scientific Research
ANA Forum Reveals Branded Deals Are The Norm, But Pitfalls Remain
Billboard Adds Latino Title
Siebert Out At MPG
PPM, Apollo Rollouts Fuel R&D Costs At Arbitron
Advertising Week Teams With Tribeca Film Fest
Starcom Ups Davis
MRI Tests Mag Audience Accumulation Method, Will Use Web To Do It
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Report: Mag Advertiser Sues Audit Bureau
Mags Use New Video Platforms To Become TV Channels
eMarketer Taps Ad Age's Oser
Shareholder Preps VNU Buyout, Identifies New CEO
Mag Sag Continues, Consumer Page Drop Mirrors B-to-B
MindShare's Goldstein Named AAAA Media Chair, Succeeds Jean Pool
eBay Makes Bid For Reality TV, Prime-Time Show Will Air On ABC
News Corp. Expands Online Portfolio
VH1 Sets Commercial-Free Stunt For 'So NoTORIous'
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, April 18, 2006
MySpace Moves Into The TV Space
B-to-B Has Another Setback, But Is Expected To Improve
Report: Cell Phones Poised To Dominate PC For Web Access
On Eve Of Meeting, VNU Shareholders Oppose Deal
Stan Rapp Joins CFM Direct
Hallmark Misses The Mark, Crown Pulls Sale Of The Table
Zimmerman Advertising Signs Up for PPM
Broadcasters See Red Over 'White Space,' Move To Block New Media Devices
MediaDailyNews - Monday, April 17, 2006
Promo Products Outpace Ad Spending, Now Greater Than Cable, Outdoor, Online Display
Media Is Dead! Content Is Dethroned! Passion Rules!
Report: MindShare Cut From Miller Review
Survey: Q1 Online Ad Spending Rises 9.3%
Broadcasters Dissent, Sue FCC Over What's Decent
Brandtique: Arby's
Product Placements Of The Week
USA Network To Carry Pro Video Game Tournament
'Infinite Dial' Finds Internet Radio Surge, But Podcasts Remain Odd Casts
TiVo Seen As Takeover Candidate
Editor's Note: MEDIA 'Rising Stars' Deadline Today
Fail To The 'Chief,' Series Return Proves Less Than Commanding