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Paul J. Gough

John McCain to Appear on SNL

John McCain's final weekend of the campaign will include a stop on Saturday Night Live, where his pick of Sarah Palin has been mercilessly satirized. McCain campaign aides…

ABC News Making Cuts

Divisions of ABC, including ABC News, are starting to make cuts as the nation continues to experience economic gloom. ABC is the latest in a line of belt-tightening…

Broadcast Nets Set Election Night Plans  

Two broadcast networks are taking advantage of their centrally located Manhattan real estate to offer not just a broadcast on Election Night but something of a gathering place for passers-by.ABC…

Obama Buys Half-Hour of Network Prime-Time TV

LOS ANGELES Barack Obama has purchased a half-hour of prime-time television on CBS and NBC, according to sources.The Obama campaign is producing a nationwide pitch to voters that will air…

Obama Buys Half-Hour of Network Prime

Barack Obama has purchased a half-hour of prime-time television on CBS and NBC, sources confirm.The Obama campaign is producing a nationwide pitch to voters that will air on at least…

Obama to Pay Big for Prime Buy

Barack Obama will pay CBS almost $1 million for its half-hour ad buy in prime time Wednesday, Oct. 29.According to papers available at CBS's headquarters in New York, the campaign…

Moonves Bullish on Network TV

LOS ANGELES After closing the books on a season heavily marred by the three-month-long writers strike, CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves is bullish on network TV's new year.Moonves told investors…

MLB, ESPN Extend New-media Deal

ESPN and Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced Thursday that they have extended their new-media rights deal.Financial terms of the agreement, which run through 2013, weren't announced. The deal will…

ESPN Mulls Bid for Olympics

NEW YORK When NBC makes a run for the U.S. rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympics, it will have plenty of company.ESPN president George Bodenheimer said his network would…

NBC Cuts Widest Swath Online for Beijing Games

NBC's blanket coverage of the Beijing Olympics will be the widest online distribution for a sporting event in history, the network said.NBC said it would have a blue-chip set of…

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