Friday, December 17, 2010
  • Positive Trend: Local Broadcast Ads Rise 30%

    Local television advertising continues to climb -- now up over 30% for the third quarter over the same period a year ago. Overall, broadcast … Read the whole story

  • TWC, Sinclair Wrangle Over Retrans, Threaten Blackouts

    With the fate of millions of Time Warner Cable's TV subscribers in the balance, the Sinclair station group said TWC has lanced a proposal … Read the whole story

  • TVB: Cable Penetration Down, Satellite Delivery Up

    Feeding the theory of cable-cutting, a new study notes that cable system video services continue to drop among U.S. TV homes. TVB reports that … Read the whole story

  • DirecTV Pays $13M For Deceptive Ads

    DirecTV has agreed to pay a total of $13.25 million to 50 state governments for misleading advertising. One of the main charges was a … Read the whole story

  • Total Tablet Sales To Top 140 Million By 2012

    Tablet computers are poised to transform the marketplaces for personal computers and consumer electronics, according to eMarketer, which sees cumulative worldwide sales of tablet … Read the whole story

  • Puck Up: Versus Earns Best NHL Ratings

    As the NHL waits for the Comcast-NBC Universal merger to close before negotiating new TV deals, recent ratings may be driving up the prices. … Read the whole story

  • Kenny Leads CBS Marketing

    Colleen Kenny has been promoted to vice president at the CBS Marketing Group, where her roles include corporate branding activities and technology outreach. Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Facebook's Zuckerberg Is 'Time' Person Of Year

    Time has disregarded the will of its readers by choosing Mark Zuckerberg as Time's 2010 Person of the Year. It overruled the people's choice: … Read the whole story