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Archives » December 2007

NFL Lets CBS, NBC Simulcast Pats-Giants Game

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
CBS and NBC have inked a deal with the NFL to nationally simulcast the Dec. 29 telecast of the undefeated New England Patriots vs. New York Giants football game, as the Patriots attempt to become the first team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins to go undefeated in the regular season.

Place-based Video Network Snags Gossip/Celeb Show

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
Splash News is providing three-minute segments covering celebrity news and gossip to the Itandi Group, which operates a place-based video network in nail and hair salons.

Lawmaker Opposes Sirius-XM Merger

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
Should the proposed merger of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM pass regulatory hurdles, the elimination of competition would be harmful to consumers of satellite radio, says Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA).

Social Network Ad Spend to Grow 70% in ‘08, Surpass $1.5B

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
With most teens and nearly 40 percent of adults visiting social-networking sites, advertisers are avidly experimenting on Facebook, MySpace and niche online social networks, according to a new eMarketer report, writes MarketingCharts.

James Murdoch: News International to ‘Set the Pace’ of the Industry

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
News International will set the pace of change in the newspaper industry, believes James Murdoch, the new head of News International.

High Weekend Sales Fail to Salvage Slow Holiday Season

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
The International Council of Shopping Centers and UBS Securities LLC lowered its forecast for November and December growth to "a tad below" the 2.5 percent it was predicting.

CBS Radio Renews Adam Carolla Show

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
CBS Radio has renewed The Adam Carolla Show out of Talk KLSX/Los Angeles. The show is heard on sister stations KUFO/Portland and KXTE/Las Vegas, and is syndicated through Westwood One.

U.S. Advertising Spending Down 0.1% in First Three Quarters, Online Up 16%

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
Advertising spending for the first three quarters of 2007 was essentially flat - decreasing 0.1 percent over the same period last year - with internet ad spend growth (15.9 percent increase) the most of any category, according to The Nielsen Company, reports MarkeingCharts.

Colbert and Stewart Return to Comedy Central

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report on Comedy Central are the latest of the late night shows to announce their return.

FBI’s Most Wanted to Adorn Clear Channel Billboards

Published 6 years, 3 months ago
Clear Channel's electronic billboards will soon sport photos of the FBI's most wanted fugitives.