Friday, October 17, 2008
  • A Wholly Imagined Interview with Joe the Plumber

    Red, White, & Blog: Joe, thanks for taking some time out of your busy schedule to talk to us this morning. Joe the Plumber: ... Read the whole story

  • Networks Get C3 Yearly Data, Fox, CW Improve

    A day after commercial ratings were released by the TV networks for the first week of the new season, data has been released on ... Read the whole story

  • Fried Heads New Comedy Central Unit

    Comedy Central, the MTV Network focused on comedy, has created a live entertainment division, headed by Mitch Fried. The new unit will include all ... Read the whole story

  • Brandtique: In Style, Elle Décor, In Touch

    While better than newspapers, the future of magazines is of course hazy. Still, they would seem to have some redoubtable survival aspects, including full-page ... Read the whole story

  • Calderone Hits High Note: VH1 President

    MTV Networks has promoted Tom Calderone to president of its VH1 network. The executive had led the network for the past three years as ... Read the whole story

  • Final Prez Debate: More Drama Than Ratings

    The final presidential debate was high on drama but low on ratings--at least compared to the second outing. Nielsen's preliminary collective household rating was ... Read the whole story

  • How Inflated Are PIB Revenue Figures? A Lot

    It's an open secret that big magazine publishers offer advertisers discounts on the prices listed on official rate cards, especially when times are tough. ... Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Insiders See More Closures In 2008-09

    The coming year will see a wave of magazine closures, according to executives from several big magazine groups. While opinions were based on industry ... Read the whole story