Thursday, April 21, 2011
  • Media M&A Booming: $13.8B Spent in 1Q Deals

    Following on the trend of an improving overall economy, media mergers and acquisitions continue to climb. Some $13.8 billion in deals were transacted in … Read the whole story

  • Media General Revs: Print Dives, Digital Holds

    Without the big Olympic and political advertising results of a year ago, Media General's financial results went south in the first quarter of 2011. … Read the whole story

  • Arbitron TAPSCAN Gets MRC Accreditation

    Radio ratings firm Arbitron announced that TAPSCAN, its Web-based sales proposal and analysis software system for radio, has received accreditation from the Media Rating … Read the whole story

  • Clear Channel Brings iHeartRadio to iPad

    Clear Channel Radio is bringing its popular iHeartRadio app to the iPad, following the earlier success of versions for the iPod, iPhone, BlackBerry and … Read the whole story

  • BET 'Game': Ramps Up Original TV, Web Shows

    BET said it would order up another season of former CW series "The Game," which it now produces and has turned into a network … Read the whole story

  • TV One Ad Sales Up 40%, Develops Original Series

    As Comcast moves to take a larger stake in the network, TV One says ad sales rose by nearly 40% in the first quarter, … Read the whole story

  • NBC Preempts Late-Night To Push 'Voice'

    NBC, which is heavily marketing "The Voice," will do an unusual late-night marketing campaign for the singing contest by preempting "The Tonight Show" and … Read the whole story