MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS Country KDRK/SPOKANE has upped JAMIE PATRICK to PD for the station. PATRICK will retain his morning show/APD/MD responsibilities for KDRK as well as his Asst. OM … more
Archive for March 10th, 2017
If you’ve been wanting to tell the FCC what you really think about its waiver granting Fox Television Stations ownership of two VHF stations in the Big Apple along with the nation’s most popular daily tabloid newspaper, now’s your chance. Fox on Thursday (3/9) filed a request with the Commission to continue its joint ownership of WWOR-9 in Secaucus, N.J. and WNYW-5 in New York — and the New York Post . Fox asks to be permitted to continue joint ownership of the three properties, and to preserve the status quo, until 90 days following resolution of the pending petition for reconsideration of the Commission’s August 2016 decision to retain the NBCO rule as part of the 2014 Quadrennial Review. At the end of that period, Fox will have to either comply with any rule then in effect or ask for a new waiver if needed
ZAY HILFIGERRR & ZAYION MITCHELL’s viral smash, “Juju On that Beat,” was the most viewed video on MUSIC CHOICE’s Top 10 on COMCAST’s XFINITY ON DEMAND for FEBRUARY, … more
BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP Urban WZFX (FOXY 99)/FAYETTEVILLE, NC, will debut the syndicated morning show, THE BREAKFAST CLUB, MONDAY, MARCH 13th, from 5:30-10a (ET) weekdays. THE BREAKFAST CLUB … more
In the wake of U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK Judge KATHERINE POLK FAILLA’s rejection of its refinancing plan (NET NEWS, 2/24), CUMULUS MEDIA terminated its … more
Gray Television has reset its top local managers at its TV stations in five sub-Top 100 DMA markets. In Davenport, Iowa (DMA No.
Country artist AARON WATSON made his national television debut on FOX-TV’s “FOX & Friends” this MORNING (3/10). He discussed his new album, “Vaquero,” and … more
The Chair of the House Republican Conference — and the highest-ranking female Republican in the House of Representatives — has been tapped to address American Cable Association (ACA) members on March 29 at the organization’s 24th annual policy summit in Washington, D.C. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) may not be a household name, but she is the fourth highest-ranking Republican. She is also a foe of net neutrality, and ACA President/CEO Matthew M.
Lorde’s “Green Light” is aiming to soar to the top 25, or higher, on next week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated March 25),…
Friday’s action on Wall Street was marked with sales, as investors opted to cash in on recent improvements from some of the radio and TV industry’s key players. At iHeartMedia, shares fell 6.9%, to $1.22, after the company enjoyed a nice improvement for the week. Meanwhile, Nexstar Media Group dipped 1.4%, to $70, while Meredith Corp. declined 1.6%, to $62.70. Sinclair Broadcast Group shares were off 3.9%, to $41.25, as investors reacted negatively to the company’s pricing of an underwritten public offering of 12 million primary shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $42
RIVIERA/PHOENIX VP/Programming MIKEY FUENTES has named a new night personality at Hot AC KMVA (HOT 97.5/103.9). FUENTES has promoted CHRISTY TAYLOR from weekends to nights. TAYLOR … more
The CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN section is the #1 stop for the format’s faithful. If you’ve got questions, or if you want to share news, contact Contemporary Christian Editor MARK GILES via … more