Friday, November 21, 2008
  • Puck It Up: Versus Wants To Keep NHL

    The head of sports network Versus brushed aside arguments Thursday that the National Hockey League would be better served by returning to ESPN. Criticism … Read the whole story

  • E! 'True Hollywood' Goes Into Syndication

    Long-time staple of the E! network, "True Hollywood Story" is headed into syndication. Debmar-Mercury has acquired the rights, aiming to offer stations the opportunity … Read the whole story

  • Brandtique: Sprint, 'Desperate Housewives'

    The industry has been smitten with the idea of virtual product placement for perhaps a decade, while continuing to experiment with it. Before the … Read the whole story

  • PV Launches, Gives Instant Ad Push

    PV Media Group has formed a joint venture with long-time newswire service Breaking News Network to start up PV is the brainchild of … Read the whole story

  • Knock-tober: McClatchy, New York Times Co., Media General Take Hits

    October was another bad month for three leading newspaper publishers. The New York Times Co., McClatchy, and Media General--among the few publishers still brave … Read the whole story

  • CW Dumps MRC's Sunday Night Run

    In the end, no matter how financially protected you are, low ratings do not serve any network well. The CW found out the hard … Read the whole story

  • Fox Signs CEO Ailes To 5-Year Deal

    As Democrats prepare to take over the White House and both branches of Congress, a network tabbed as right-leaning has re-signed its chief. Fox … Read the whole story

  • Lance Armstrong: Wheels of Fortune

    Whether cycling superstar and enigma Lance Armstrong decides to participate in next summer's Tour de France or not, Versus is sure to benefit from … Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: ASME Sets New Edit-Ad Guidelines

    The American Society of Magazine Editors is tweaking the rulebook for keeping edit and ad content separate. The new rules should be ready for … Read the whole story