DC adds two more HD streams

CC Radio's WASH-FM DC has launched a simulcast of its sister "Progressive talk" WWRC-AM on its HD-3 signal. That adds a good amount of...

Mike Webb was murdered

Seattle authorities say the death of radio talk host Mike Webb was a homicide, although they have not yet arrested a suspect. Webb's body...

ESPN Radio gets more NBA in contract renewal

ESPN, ABC and the NBA are significantly expanding their global relationship with ESPN's most comprehensive digital rights package negotiated with any major professional sports...

Are we missing something?

Your question, "Are we missing something?" (6/29/07 TVBR #127). The answer is, "You bet!"  Broadcasters have their heads in the sand when it comes...

Another peek at Peak news

Kalil & Co. says that Peak Broadcasting's 25M acquisition of the Clear Channel Boise cluster has been completed. Included in the buy are KFXD-AM,...

Lotus takes a piece of Peak

In Fresno, it turns out that the 2.4M sale of KFPT-AM to Fat Dawgs 7 Broadcasting isn't the end of the pruning job that...

Three more Clear Channel markets sold

Frontier Capital Partners, headed by Jason R. Wolff, is the latest buyer to grab a piece of the Clear Channel Radio divestiture process -...

Radio outlook not getting any worse…

...but it's not getting any better either. Lehman Brothers analyst Anthony DiClemente is sticking with his prediction that radio revenues will be down about...

Alabama stations deploying "ALERT FM"

Global Security Systems, LLC (GSS) announced that five radio stations in Alabama are among the first in the state to deploy a local platform...

Hurricanes switch flagships

Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) and the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL announced an agreement giving broadcast rights to CBC's station, WCMC-FM "99.9 Genuine Country"...

EMF continues to expand

There seems to be no end to Educational Media Foundation's appetite for radio stations. It has another deal submitted to the FCC, this time...

EMI buyout stuck in neutral

Wednesday's tender deadline for the proposed 4.7 billion bucks buyout of EMI Group by the Terra Firma private equity group found only 3.53% of...

Luntz to deliver the Word in Charlotte

Author and consultant Frank Luntz will keynote the NAB Radio Show in Charlotte. Expounding on his book, "Words that Work: It's Not What You...

XM grabs NHL exclusivity

Even with their merger pending, there is still a bit of competition between XM and Sirius. XM has now pushed Sirius out of the...

Heavy hitter backs XM/Sirius

Economist and former FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth has written a piece called "An Economic Review of the Proposed Merger of XM and Sirius," presented...
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