MediaDailyNews Issues for June 2007

MediaDailyNews - Friday, June 29, 2007
Aegis Cites Digital, Developing Markets For Sustained Growth
Pucked: XM Exclusive Satellite Provider For NHL
HSN Kicks Off Major Ad Campaign
Chris Harder Promoted at MediaVest
Out Sized: Aegis' Posterscope Launches Digital Unit
Tensions Abound Between Traditional TV, Online Video Worlds
Kilar Tapped To Head NBCU, News Corp. Net Video Venture
C3 Ratings Not Yet On Local TV Horizon
Ad Chief Picard Exits Lifetime
Versus In For Rough Ride With Tour De France
Mag Bag: iPhone Owners Can Get iPlayboy
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, June 28, 2007
Carat Offers Rosier Outlook For U.S., Worldwide Ad Economy
Jeep Launches New Brand Ad Campaign, Tagline
NBC Names Lund Stations' Ad Sales Chief
Slam Dunk: ESPN/ABC, TNT Extend Deal With NBA, Digital Rights Pay Off
IMG Taps Gers To Head Entertainment Unit
IAG To Measure Viewer Engagement On MTVN
Drink Me: Only 3% Of Alcohol Ads Tout Responsibility
Adelphia's Rigases Sentenced To Prison
Comedy Central Signs Deal For Canadian Distribution
mtvU Greenlights New Season Of 'Meet or Delete'
'TV Guide' Launches Online Video Awards
Reality Shows Sink In Summer
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, June 27, 2007
U.S. Ad Spending Loses Steam, Shifts Into Emerging, Unclassified Media
Paramount Consolidates International Media At Mediaedge:cia
comScore IPO Scores $82.5 Million
Morrison New Prez Of Omnicom's ipsh!
CBS Makes Top Soaps Available Online
Media X: All You Can Eat
RPA Names Brown VP, Media Insights
Cable Companies Team With Broadband To Promote HDTV, Services
Upfront: Group M Strikes Lifetime Deal
Supreme Court OKs Corporate-Sponsored Issue Ads
Dot-Com Bubble Begins To Deflate--Again
Turner Ups Upfront Ante, Adopts Commercial Ratings As New Currency
The Graying Of The Nets: Big 4's Median Age Over 40
Cross-Pollination: CBS Radio Bows Web Video
Holding On: Syndie Sees Less Ratings Drop Than Broadcast
HDTV Penetration Will Hit 36% In 2007
Teen Market Grows To $208 Billion By 2011
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, June 26, 2007
MTV Networks Restructures Research Operations, Puts Giles In Charge
TV Takes A Backseat In Chrysler, Nick Ad Deal - And That's A Good Thing
Celebrity Weeklies See Big Ad Gains
Telepictures Signs Former DA Pirro To Court Show
Syndication Upfront Settles On Commercial, Plus 3-Day Ratings, 3-9% CPMs
Time Inc. Employs Performance Advertising Online
Chivas Launches Online Channel
Emmis Taps StreamAudio For Radio Streams
Hallmark Adds New Ad Sales Research Chief
Beauty TV Teams With Joost
Media Buyers, Analysts Cheer Clear Channel-Arbitron Deal
Lamar Expands Digital Out-of-Home
Head-to-Head: Fox Launches 'Lyrics' To Compete With NBC's 'Bee'
MediaDailyNews - Monday, June 25, 2007
ABC News To Ax 25 Staffers
Clear Channel Gives Clear Endorsement Of Arbitron's PPM, Signs Multiyear Deal
Upfront Role Reversal: Older-Skewing Cable Nets Reaping Firmer Ad Rates
NYT Makes Videos Available Online To Public
CW Rakes In $640 Million, Exceeds Upfront Goal
Bravo Seeks To 'Affluence' Media Buyers, Break Through Upfront Clutter
WE Debuts TV/Web Bride Initiative
GE's Wright Unveils First Broadband Olympics, Calls For New Ad Models
Aegis Latest To Jump Into Ad Server Fray, Will Merge Bluestreak With Isobar
Nielsen Unveils Hispanic Integration Plan, Will Report Language Preferences Of Individual Viewers
Life & Style Cuts 7, Continues To Streamline
Ziff Davis Sheds Enterprise Group, Revamps as Web-Focused Publisher
Kids Ad Summit Sets Stage For New Regulatory Agenda
Study: TV Ad Dollars Slow, Internet TV Accelerates
CEA Finds Computers Emerging As Primary Music Device
Text Service For Deaf Launches
MediaDailyNews - Friday, June 22, 2007
Interpublic Adds Healthcare Specialist To Emerging Media Lab
NBC To Pay $1 Mil For Post-Jail Paris Interview
Nick, Starcom Cut Deal Based On Program Ratings
Evaluating Upfront Buy Proposals
Agencies Register Cable Budgets, MTV Rebukes Commercial Ratings
Of Castrated Pigs And Deer With Guns, A Cannes Recap
Bloomberg Expands Staff By 10% This Year
GE, Pearson Bow Out Of Dow Jones Bid, Others Remain
V-Cast Phones Carry Local TV Inventory
Aegis Reveals Vivid Plan, Diversifies Into Event Marketing
MTVN Ups Flannigan To EVP
'Office' Politics: Turner Beefs Up Comedy Lineup
Mag Bag: Smithsonian to Host CultureFest in New Orleans
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, June 21, 2007
mPhase Enters New Phase: Targeted TV Advertising
Prime-Time Upfront Returns To $9 Billion Ballpark
Developers Simplify Media Research: Drop First Two Letters, Utilize Search
Gannett Gets Greater Exposure, Invests in Mobile Search Firm
Brandtique: Garmin
Mercury News, Denver Post Cut Newsroom Staff
Anna Nicole Judge Decides To Do CBS Show
P&G Goes Comic, Joins With NY TV Fest To Create Pilot
ESPN Launches Development Unit
Product Placements Of The Week
Cable Nets Seek CPM Gains In Upfront
NBC's 'The Office' Transformed Into PC Game
VH1 Adds 7 New Series To Lineup
Feeling Ad Squeeze, NYTCO Looks To Circ Rev
McClatchy, Tribune Report Rev Declines In May
Shanas New VP Media Strategy At ABC
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, June 20, 2007
OMD Sweeps Cannes, With A Little Help From Some Consumers
Media X: Beached
Discovery/Starcom Strike Deal For Exact Minute Ratings
Upfront: ABC May Get Higher Rates Than Rivals
MGM, Brand Sense Partner To Extend Studio Appeal
Six Flags Moves Into TV Biz, Retains Control Of Dick Clark Productions
Media Auditors Subscribe To TiVo Ratings, Increase Scrutiny Of TV Ad Buys
Belo TV Wins Most Murrow Awards This Year
MRI Releases Issue-Specific Data
Radio Daze: Congress Opposes Sirius-XM Merger
Gardner Exits Reader's Digest
McClatchy Exec Takes Stake in Gather.com
Belo Stations Are Undervalued, Says Chief Exec
Kaiser: Ads Worry Parents, Want Government To Step In
Outsized Revenue: Outdoor Grows 8% in 1Q
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, June 19, 2007
ANA Challenges FTC Plan To Revise Endorsement Guidelines
Weather Channel Site Accessible Via MSNBC
Comcast Backs BroadLogic To Enhance Net Speed
NBC, National Journal Partner for 2008 Campaign Coverage
Initiative Creates Innovations East
Oxygen Breathes Life Into eBay TV Market, May Suck Some From Other Nets
NYP Page Six Will Expand For Ads
Forecast: Online Ad Spending To Reach $35.4 Billion In '12
E&Y: NetCosts Passes 40% Threshold
Balihoo Launches Beta With, Well, Not So Much
Meredith Beefs Up Health Coverage, Ads, Acquires Healia.com
CSPI: Kellogg Regulation Could Kill Some Brands
Gannett, Lee May Revenues Down
New MTVN, Visible Deal Gives Advertisers Creative Control
Summer Broadcast Season Cools On Sundays
MediaDailyNews - Monday, June 18, 2007
Nielsen Weighs Plan To Make Internet Measurement Mandatory In TV Households
Air America Cuts News Service
Congress: Women's Mags Should Drop Cigarette Ads
MTV Creates Site For 'Sweet 16'
Upfront: Fox Negotiations Underway, All Nets' Volume Down From '06
Taming Lions: Some Shops Cannes, Some Cannot
Interpublic Donates $1 Million To Adcenter
Enterprise: Private Ownership Transforms TV Station Biz
NAB To MusicFIRST: We Won't Pay For Radio Play
Brownridge, Quadrangle Buy Three Dennis Titles
Big Overlap In Online, Print Newspaper Use
Biggest Threat to Newspapers Is ... MySpace?
Crushed: NBA Ratings Sink To Lowest Ever