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Market Profile: Philadelphia

Comcast’s presence in the City of Brotherly Love, already hard to miss, is getting bigger. The cable giant not only towers over the skyline with the city’s tallest building, but […]

Market Profile: Washington, D.C.

Not usually thought of as a hot bed of new technology, the nation’s capital is serving as the test bed for the newest TV technology, mobile digital television. Started in […]

Market Profile: Houston

Compared to most of the country, the Houston economy is percolating. The market has one of the lowest unemployment rates at 8.3 percent, thanks in part to Houston’s seaport, which […]

Market Profile: Atlanta

Call it “Hot-lanta.” Inventory has been tightening on the metro’s TV stations going into the final stretch to the midterm elections, squeezed as much by major advertising categories as political. […]

Market Profile: Los Angeles

While Los Angeles’ economy continues to drag, crippled by unemployment and housing issues, a media recovery is taking hold. With midterm elections just weeks away, hotly contested gubernatorial and U.S. […]

Market Profile: San Francisco

Though struggling with a high unemployment rate of 12.3 percent, the Bay Area, which includes the major cities of Oakland and San Jose, is recovering and growing thanks to a […]

Market Profile: Phoenix

Once the fastest-growing market in the country, Phoenix (DMA with Prescott, Ariz.) growth has slowed over the past three years. And while the building industry, a big part of the […]

Market Profile: Birmingham, Ala.

Birmingham is the largest city in the Yellowhammer state. But the TV market, covering 21 counties from the Georgia state line to Tennessee, is even larger, including the nearby cities […]

Market Profile: Chicago

Politics and the trial of fallen Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is playing out against a backdrop of tough times for the Windy City, with steep unemployment at 10.8 percent, However, […]

Market Profile: Kansas City

Not a boom or bust market, Kansas City has remained relatively stable compared to other DMAs. While not up to ’08 levels, the area is coming back, buoyed by new […]