Monday, April 23, 2007
  • WPP In 1Q: 4.5% Gain in Ad/Media Sector, New Billings Down

    The media business is a growth driver for WPP Group, though it saw a slower first-quarter growth rate when media is combined with advertising … Read the whole story

  • Providence Equity Buys Clear Channel's TV Group

    The 56-station Clear Channel TV operations fetched $1.2 billion in a sale to Providence Equity Partners, which added the buy to current investments in … Read the whole story

  • Upfront Deals: How Will Commercial Ratings Play?

    Many networks have said publicly they are ready to do deals on average commercial ratings. But since official Nielsen numbers won't be ready by … Read the whole story

  • Clear Channel Dallas Station Dumps Ads for Sponsorships

    Lonestar 92.5, a Texas radio station that broadcasts "outlaw" and alternative country, is dumping ad pods in favor of single-advertiser sponsorships for long periods … Read the whole story

  • Rock On: Rolling Stone Digitizes Archive for 40th Anniversary DVD

    To celebrate its 40th year, Rolling Stone has digitized its entire print run, from its founding in 1967 to the present. The special 40th … Read the whole story

  • NBC: Movies Scheduled To Beef Up Sunday Night

    To shore up a weak Sunday night-time period, NBC will experiment in bringing back theatrical movies to the network in the May sweeps period. Read the whole story