MediaDailyNews Editions for May 2008
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 30, 2008
Moonves Upbeat About CBS Upfront
ABC Negotiates To Keep Gibson At 'World News'
Brandtique: 'My Name is Earl," Klondike
Ad Alert: TVB Accesses TV Season
'WSJ' Beefs Up Sports Coverage
'Mad Men' Campaigns For Second Season In July
Keefe To Global Director, Siegel+Gale
Digital Exchange Poised To Exchange Homes, Oscar Follows Verklin Out Carat's Door
Census: TV Consumption Is Up
Hallmark Channel Launches Nielsen Ratings Tool
Consumer Group Demands FCC Hearings on Satcaster Merger
Former 'LA Times' Exec To GM, Denver Newspapers
Mag Bag: 'TV Guide' On Upswing
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 29, 2008
Aegis Ups Scordato To VP-Corporate Communications
Verizon To Sell TV Service In NYC
Time Warner Cable Eyes Charter
TiVo, Disney Strike TV Download Agreement
Nick, Verizon Cut Qwikies Deal
AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement, Net Pay Doubles
Future Tech: IPG May Open Second Media Lab
Soft Market: Viacom Forecasts Slower 2Q Ad Biz
Tune Into Accountability: RAB Establishes Verification, Ratings Guidelines
Extreme TV: NBCU, MTV Co-Own Action Sports Tour
Tread Warily: Disney's Iger Calls TV 'Challenged Business'
Childhood Obesity Levels Off, Pressure on Advertisers Remains
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 28, 2008
David E. Kelley, WB TV Sign 3-Year Deal
Sunday Showcase: MRC Rolls Out CW's Schedule
Versus Offers 'Legends,' Football's 'Idol'
Media X: Stupid Does
Hallmark Checks Into Hotel Networks
Kissing Cousins: 'Nashville Star' Airs On NBC, CMT
Clear Channel Sues Over Tribune Hire
Rainbow Ups Female Muscle With Revamped WE Site
CBS Wins Memorial Day Ratings
Site Seen: URLs Prove Valuable In Print Ads
G4 Offers Series On Xbox
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Nielsen: One In Five Homes Still Not Ready For Digital
Tried & True: NBC Launches New Season In Fall
We're Looking For A Few Good Insights - About You
Eloqua: Marketers Cut Print, Boost Online Spend
USA Net Orders More 'L&O:Criminal Intent'
WashPo Cuts Newsroom By 10%, Familiar Bylines Exit
Future Of Music: Paid For And Free
Deal Makers: Clear Channel Financing Secured
Will NBCU and Time Warner Marry?
Returning Champ: Fox TV Ratings Take '08 Victory Lap
Correction: Median Reader Age At Wired, Star, GQ and Latina
'Jonesing': TBS, Def Jam Feel The 'Payne'
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 23, 2008
Have A Great Weekend
Initiative Takes Off Gloves, Raids Top Print Buyer From Starcom MediaVest Group
FiOS Campaign Stars NBA's Garnett
Jewish Channel, 'Forward' Newspaper Join Forces
Puck Me: NHL Delivers Big Numbers For Versus
Big Media Showdown: 3 Senators Ask GAO To Investigate Consolidation
Media General Lays Off Staffers
'Idol' Regains Season Ratings Crown
Orange, Nokia Adds Music To Offerings
Net Worth: Digital Magazines Gain Traction
Mag Bag: 1Q Web Audiences Up Impressive 11.9%
Fox's 'So You Think You Can Dance' Grabs New Summer Sponsors
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 22, 2008
Depth Charging: Regal Breaks Third Dimension, Offers Sight, Sound, Commotion To Cinema Advertisers
Cree To Horizon CIO
Planet Green Gets Some, GM Backs Discovery's New Eco Channel
'Today' Producer Heads To Reveille
Brandtique: Corona, Whirlpool, T-Mobile, Wii
Back To School: CBS Launches College Sports Ad Net
Mags Get Stickier Online
Cox, Inner City Put Money Where Their Methodology Is: Blast Arbitron In Trade Ads
CBS Runs Vintage TV Shows Online
McClatchy: April Revs Down 14%
Channel M Pumps Digital Muscle, Adds Dynamic Insertion To My Gym TV
'Idol' Regains Thrown-In Season Finale
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Report: Verklin Will Indeed Paddle Canoe
Hallmark, Starcom Ink Early Upfront Deal
NBCU Names 2 Key Sales Execs
Media X: Hot Enough
AOL Site Adds CNBC Content, Advertisers Get Cross-Platform Buys
Schieffer Signs Long-Term CBS Deal
FX Rescues 'Rescue Me' For Summer
Retirement TV Signs Distribution Deal With Atlantic Broadband
Hispanic Radio Advertisers, Arbitron Hammer Out Problems
Global TV Sales See Little 1Q Movement
Targeted Ads Will Bring 'Material' Revenue By 2010, Cox Exec Says
Slam Dunk: NBA Ratings Soar For ESPN, ABC
MRI: Magazine Readers Getting Older
Clarification: MAD Event Organized By Ad Infuse
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Cable Show Notebook: Univision Distributes VOD Library, Cox Inks Saints Deal
'Billboard' To Launch Reality TV Music Show
Slash And Burn: Thomson Reuters To Cut 1,500 Jobs
Lee To VP, Hallmark Channel Distribution
Cable Hires New CEO For Interactive Ads
Motorola: Young Adults Influence Key Tech Decisions
Stivers Moves To As Managing Editor
Showtime Exec To Head Viacom's New Pay-TV Channel
TD Ameritrade Taps MediaVest
'Smackdown': MyNetwork TV Goes To The Mat
Music King: Listeners Prefer Radio To MP3s, CDs
ABC Grabs Sundays This Season, But Ratings Drop
MediaDailyNews - Monday, May 19, 2008
Burlington Coat Retains Initiative, Taps C-K For Creative
Digital Change in '09 Will Boost Cable, But Increase Competition
Advertisers Cool To CW
Senate Blocks FCC Rule Change, White House Threatens Veto
Ex-Times Editor To Manage AP
Upfront: ESPN Deportes Expands Lineup, Reach
Rapper 50 Cent May Become Big News Corp. Shareholder
Ex-Gemstar-TV Guide CEO Yuen Now Fugitive
Nielsen Acquires IAG, Expands Research Arm
Marketers Vie For Best Product of The Year
On The Record: George Ivie, Media Rating Council
For Radio, April Is the Least Cruel Month
Scripps: HD Yet To Turn On Viewers
May Sweeps: ABC Takes Thursdays
Correction: Entrepreneur Media Inc.
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 16, 2008
Drama Unfolding: Fox Cuts Ad Time In Half For New Shows
VH1 Snags 'The Bachelor'
CBS Expands Digital Empire, Buys CNET
Upfront: Fox Launches 2 Fall Shows
CBS, 'Lonelygirl15' Co. Form Pact
2 Top Writers Exit WashPo
Comcast To Acquire Plaxo, Add Social Networking To TV
Cablevision Adds Music Choice To Lineup
DeSocio Bolts OMD, Heads To Lifetime
'Idol' Ratings Drop, But Fox Up About Its Prospects
Upfront: V-me Bills Itself As Key Spanish-Language Net, Via PBS
IAB: Internet Ads Beat Most Traditional Media in 2007
Mag Bag: Time Inc. Relaunches 'Health' in Print, Online
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