Tuesday, January 29, 2008
  • Internet Muscle: NBC Buys

    Looking to bulk up its Internet TV station content, NBC Universal has bought new-media content producer, which will produce original entertainment content for … Read the whole story

  • Zenith Launches Infomercial Unit

    Sensing growth for long-form advertiser TV commercials, ZenithOptimedia Direct will launch an infomercial division. It makes the half-hour unit costs more affordable and gives … Read the whole story

  • Current TV Files For IPO With SEC

    In a move sure to cause some heads to shake, Current TV--the network widely identified with founder Al Gore--filed for an IPO with the … Read the whole story

  • The Giant Tightens Its Belt: Clear Channel Cuts Costs

    Clear Channel Radio, the largest radio group in the United States, is feeling the pinch. While it has fared better than most of its … Read the whole story

  • Agency Finds TV Retains Viewers, For Now

    Did the writers' strike change TV viewers' behavior? The majority of prime-time viewers are watching the same amount of TV. The real test may … Read the whole story

  • Verizon's FiOS TV Hits 1 Million Mark

    Competing cable operators say Verizon's telco TV offering is peeling away customers. The company said Monday it now has more than 1 million subscribers … Read the whole story

  • Investors: New York Times Co. Must Change Course

    Dissatisfied with the current management, two big New York Times Company shareholders said they will submit their own proposals for four appointments to the … Read the whole story

  • Ion To Replace 'Who's The Boss' With 'Baywatch'

    The ION network, which offers back-to-back episodes of "Who's the Boss" in its 10 PM hour four nights a week, will replace it with … Read the whole story