Monday, August 6, 2012
  • FT Blog Admits: Publicis, IPG Merge Talks Are False

    "Reader Beware," the Financial Times Blog Alphaville warns near the top of its site. Rumors of merger talks between Publicis and Interpublic Group reported ... Read the whole story

  • Cable Ad Sales Dip 7%, Impact Viacom Revs

    Weak advertising sales for Viacom's cable networks -- which include MTV and Nickelodeon -- pulled down company-wide business numbers for the second quarter. Read the whole story

  • Streaming Olympics Pays Off For NBC

    NBC has been pulling in an average of 31.5 million unique viewers on laptop/computer use versus 29.1 million uniques at the Beijing Games. NBC ... Read the whole story

  • Dentsu: Net Sales, ORG Report Double-Digit Rise

    Dentsu, the Japanese ad agency holding company, reported an 11% jump in net sales for the quarter ended June 30 -- the company's first ... Read the whole story

  • Lindblad Taps ID As Media AOR

    Travel tour company Lindblad Expeditions has selected Interpublic's ID Media as its media agency of record after a review. ID will handle both media ... Read the whole story

  • Gray TV Revs Rocket 24%

    Gray, which operates in 30 markets, posted strong revenue growth in the second quarter with help from political advertising, including a special election in ... Read the whole story

  • Teen Olympic Viewership Up 29%

    With the stellar performance of the women's gymnastics team, NBC's ratings in the female 12-to-17 demo have soared during the first seven days of ... Read the whole story

  • Back To The Future - No, Seriously, Go Back.

    What a fantastic idea -- to spend a couple of million dollars to send the hottest babe ever into outer space to extinguish a ... Read the whole story