As of today, there's a new individual charged with overseeing the day-to-day management for the eight ABC-owned television stations owned by The Walt Disney Company.
A veteran local media executive who most recently served as VP/GM of the CBS affiliate in Atlanta recently transferred to Gray Television through its merger with Meredith Corporation has returned to the Golden State capital affectionally called by some as Cowtown.
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In December 2021, all seemed to tilt in favor of McDonald's as a federal judge dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the fast-food giant by Allen-held Entertainment Studios. But, the judge left the door open for ES to file a Second Amended Complaint. Allen's team moved forward with this filing, leading McDonald's to ask the judge to dismiss it. He declined.
By law, Dish on January 12 blocked its customers from receiving a group of stations in Kentucky, Illinois and Ohio. It was the latest retransmission fee impasse to surface in recent years. Now, it has ended. But, there's chatter that another carriage dispute has just been resolved, hours before a "blackout" by law was to take place.
With Beasley poised to release its Q4 and full-year 2021 fiscal results within the next 2 weeks, BBGI is showing particular weakness on the Nasdaq market. As of midday Wednesday, a new 52-week low was taking shape. At the Closing Bell, a 1-cent gain was eked out.
If at first you don't succeed, try again? That's what the Richmond, Va., City Council has done with respect to a casino referendum which, if approved by voters, will bring a casino resort owned by Urban One to fruition. The 8-1 move comes following a devastating November 2021 election defeat of the original proposal.
There's much discussion about the lack of success for current product on the Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) charts in the U.S. Why? An opinion piece in The Atlantic seeks to discover the reason, tying radio to the conundrum in his hypothesis. Is that a fair assessment? Our editor-in-chief argues it is not.
It's known as one of the few live audio streaming platforms to offer direct access to radio stations across the globe. Now, it is augmenting its Spanish-language content with the addition of radio stations tied to one of Mexico's largest spoken word radio broadcasting companies and the regional Mexican-formatted stations held by a U.S.-based multimedia company.
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For 22 years, he's been a top programmer and Brand Manager for stations such as legendary News/Talker KMOX. Now, this Brand Manager is being promoted to Operations Manager for Audacy Corp.'s St. Louis six-pack of radio stations.
It's known for the Ave Maria Grotto and for being the halfway point between Birmingham and Decatur, Ala. Now, this town of some 18,500 people is in the news as a low-power television station licensed to this municipality is heading to a new owner.
It is known for creating "fresh, insightful and responsive content for multi-platform audiences from diverse backgrounds." Now, it has revealed the three PBS Member stations selected as Regional Digital Centers of Innovation.
A low-power television station serving the Redding, Ca., area is being spun to an operator known for its radio, TV and digital offerings focused on Christian-themed programming. The purchase will help in bringing additional offerings from "theDove" to a region known officially as "Jefferson."
Just how many people were tuned to CBS, and to the Gray Television-owned affiliate in Kansas City showing the Chiefs' overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills, one of the greatest in NFL history? The numbers were massive, and were strong nationally for another huge game seen on CBS the day before.
Additionally, MFM has selected co-chairs and agenda for the annual summit, which will once again be held at the Grand Pelican Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. The sessions in the two-day summit include a state of the industry presented by Mark Fratrik, SVP & Chief Economist at BIA Kelsey.
In the coming year, media and entertainment will continue to evolve quickly, not only reckoning with ongoing trends and disruptions within the industry, but also in its continued response to pandemic-led behavioral changes. That's according to Deloitte, which has released a 2022 M&E outlook that explores "five attention-grabbing trends."
There are two dominant users of spot cable, according to the latest Media Monitors Spot Ten Cable report. One is an auto insurance specialist getting lots of attention for their quirky, retro-feel campaign. The other is an auto insurance specialist known for its gecko.
The "Local Radio Freedom Act" has the support of 208 House representatives and 24 Senators. While that's a sign that the resolution has strong support on Capitol Hill, there's no guarantee that it will get passed by the House or Senate. Here's how you can led your support to the LRFA.
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ATSC 3.0-delivered next-generation TV signals, promising better sound and picture and improved reception, has been launched in the professional home — at least for today — of NFL star Aaron Rodgers.
At-home production and REMI — an acronym that non-tech leaders may not know — have grown in importance over the last several years. It was only accelerated by the pandemic. Thus, having Jim Jachetta, EVP/Chief Technology Officer of VidOvation, as Adam R Jacobson's guest on the latest InFOCUS Podcast couldn't be timelier. LISTEN HERE
It's known across the radio industry for its compliance and content distribution software that provides stations products designed to reach total ad accountability. Now, it is joining a portfolio of media companies including vCreative and Counterpoint Software.