Wednesday, March 26, 2008
  • NBC Upfront To Unveil 52-Week Schedule

    Keeping to its word, NBC will hold a brief upfront programming presentation on April 2 in New York City. A toned-down upfront, which includes … Read the whole story

  • Media X: Search Malfunction

    I saw a group of tweens gleefully kicking one of those ground-based ads that change when you step on them. I asked the kids … Read the whole story

  • Hammer Upped To NBCU Cable Prez

    Noting the critical importance of cable, and hoping to keep a key exec happy, NBC Universal named Bonnie Hammer president, cable entertainment and cable … Read the whole story

  • Clear Channel Buyout: Not So Clear

    One of the largest private equity buyouts ever of a major media company appears to be in jeopardy, as Clear Channel Communications' suitors, Thomas … Read the whole story

  • Newspaper Networks: What a Tangled Web We Weave

    People outside the newspaper business (and even insiders) could be forgiven for finding the recent flurry of online network deals confusing. QuadrantOne's expansion last … Read the whole story

  • Sirius-XM: What Does the FCC Want?

    Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio got their biggest boost to date on Monday with the Department of Justice's approval of their proposed … Read the whole story

  • Britney Clicks On CBS

    If networks have questions about what will work when TV shows come back in full force next month, just talk to CBS. The net … Read the whole story

  • Hallmark: Baby Boomers More Engaged Than Millennials

    The Hallmark Channel has released a study it commissioned indicating the baby-boomer audience it attracts accounts for significant buying power. The network hopes that … Read the whole story

  • Ad Legend Hal Riney, Dead At 75 - Gave Us Ronald Reagan, David Verklin

    Hal Riney, the San Francisco-based ad executive who built and sold his namesake agency to Publicis Groupe in 1998, died Monday. He was 75. Read the whole story