Thursday, May 7, 2009
  • Nielsen Gets Served: Bug Crawls Into National TV Metering System, Brings Ratings To A Halt

    The national TV industry has come to a near halt this week due to a major SNAFU in one of Nielsen's core audience measurement … Read the whole story

  • Sinclair Revs Sink 18.4% In 1Q

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has followed the path of other station groups in the first quarter -- weak financial results. The 58-TV-station group saw net … Read the whole story

  • 'Boston Globe' Union Caves, Agrees to NYTCO Cuts

    All seven unions representing Boston Globe workers have agreed to wide-ranging concessions, including certain demands dismissed as "non-starters" just a few weeks ago. It … Read the whole story

  • Hallmark CEO Henry Schleiff Leaving, Abbott To Take Over

    Henry Schleiff, president and CEO of Crown Media, which owns and operates the Hallmark Channel, unexpectedly resigned. His last day is May 31. Bill … Read the whole story

  • CEO Rehr Exits NAB

    David Rehr will be leaving the National Association of Broadcasters as president of the TV trade association after only three years on the job. Read the whole story

  • Rodale Feels Squeeze: 1Q Revs Down 23%

    Feeling the squeeze from one of the worst economic contractions in decades, Rodale Inc. -- the publisher of Men's Health, Women's Health and Runner's … Read the whole story

  • Versus Won't Bike Giro d'Italia

    U.S. cable network Versus will not be televising any of the Giro d'Italia, the world's second-biggest road biking race. Lance Armstrong had targeted this … Read the whole story