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Topic: Tribune Co.

Salem Scares Up Big Numbers for WGN America

First stab at scripted development draws a crowd Sunday night

The series premiere of WGN America’s first original scripted series, Salem, scared up some big numbers Sunday night, averaging 1.52 million viewers and a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49. Per Nielsen,…

Tribune Digital Ventures Acquires TV by the Numbers

Ratings information may be sold as a B2B newsletter

Tribune Digital Ventures bought ratings resource TV by the Numbers for an undisclosed sum and hopes to parlay its information into additional revenue streams.   Graham McKenna, the company's vp of…

Jack Griffin Named CEO of Tribune Publishing

Will head publishing division after spinoff

The Tribune Co. named the leadership of its soon-to-be-spun-off print division, Tribune Publishing Co., with veteran magazine publisher and its former advisor Jack Griffin heading it as CEO. Tribune Publishing will consist of…

Traditional Publishers Are Struggling as Buying Goes Automated

Where is the digital growth?

No one expected publishing companies’ digital revenue to catch up to print overnight, but what does it say when that revenue stream at The New York Times Co., Tribune Co.…

Tribune Company Separating Newspaper, Broadcast Assets

Shades of the News Corp. split

The Tribune Company is going to spin off its newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, into a newly formed Tribune Publishing Company, the company announced this…

Tribune Buys Local TV Holdings to Become Nation's Largest Station Operator

New opportunities, reach for advertisers

Tribune Company is buying Cincinnati-based Local TV Holdings—and its 19 television stations in key markets—for $2.73 billion in cash, the companies said in a statement this morning. Coupled with Tribune’s…

Microsoft Gets 30 Brands to Run Windows 8 In-App Ads

20th Century Fox, Nissan running first campaigns

Microsoft may or may not be dropping upwards of $1 billion to promote its latest operating system Windows 8, and now the company’s announcing that 30 brands have agreed to…

Round 1 to Diller as Aereo Injunction Denied

Judge rules against broadcasters, but they will appeal

Score Round 1 to Barry Diller. A federal judge in New York Wednesday denied broadcasters' request for a preliminary injunction against Aereo, a new pay TV service backed by the…

Will Supreme Court Take Up Media Ownership Rules?

Media companies petition court to hear case

For decades, broadcast and newspaper companies have been in and out of court trying to convince a series of judges that the Federal Communications Commission's media ownership rules are hopelessly…

Judge Rejects Tribune Co. Bankruptcy Exit Plans

Threatens to appoint bankruptcy trustee

A Delaware judge has rejected two competing plans to bring the Chicago-based Tribune Co. out of bankruptcy, extending the company’s three years in Chapter 11. In a 126-page decision, Delaware's chief…

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