Wednesday, December 19, 2001
  • Curtains for Emeril, Schwartz, UC

    According to Broadcasting & Cable, NBC has finally canceled Emeril Lagasse's primetime sitcom, Emeril, and fellow newcomers Inside Schwartz and UC: Undercover will likely be axed by the holidays. Emeril, which aired seven times in its Tuesday 8 p.m. EST/PST time slot, averaged 6.8 million viewers and a 2.7 rating/8 share in adults 18 through 49, according to Nielsen Media Research. Inside Schwartz has averaged an 8.5/21 in adults 18 through 49 and 17.4 million viewers in its Thursday 8:30 p.m. slot. And UC has averaged 8.9 million viewers and a 3.6/9 in adults 18 through 49 in nine Sunday ... ...Read the whole story

  • 24/7 Real Media Signs Exclusive Agreement with Amtrak

    24/7 Real Media, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement to represent the Amtrak Web site. Company officials say the addition of Amtrak.com gives 24/7 Real Media advertisers access to premium, precisely targeted marketing opportunities specific to the travel industry. A growing number of travelers across the United States use the Amtrak site to make their rail reservations, and also to check schedules and fares. Adding the site to the 24/7 Real Media Network provides Amtrak with a premium role on a network that reaches nearly 60 million Web users a month. ...Read the whole story

  • ABC -- Securing America: The Battle At Home

    With America at war and facing an unprecedented number of terrorism threats, security in the United States is now tighter than ever "SECURING AMERICA: THE BATTLE AT HOME," anchored by ABC News Radio National Correspondent Jim Hickey will premiere Friday, December 21. The one-hour radio broadcast examines this new security situation in America, and takes a look at the effort to protect lives, and the people who are caught up in the dragnet. ...Read the whole story

  • .NET At The Last Minute

    lastminute.com, the online provider of travel and leisure solutions, has teamed up with Microsoft to allow customers to sign up for .NET Alerts and receive up-to-date and personalized holiday offers. lastminute.com is the first UK partner to implement .NET Alerts, complementing the functionality of its tab on the Microsoft Windows XP Messenger client so customers can receive last minute holiday alerts to their Mac or PC desktop, or their email or mobile device. ...Read the whole story

  • Ad Companies Roll The Dice