TV / Video

Stations Create Local Ad Network

NEW YORK CBS-owned and operated television stations have launched a revenue-sharing ad network that targets social media Web sites and blogs on a local basis. The move marks a first […]

Community TV

NEW YORK The headline reads: “Senate Bill 877 Hurts the Country’s Smallest Children.” Below that provocative line is an image of a small boy — whose back is to the […]

Judge: Ruling Soon in IAC Case

NEW YORK Five days of testimony in a case pitting onetime friends Barry Diller and John Malone against each other ended with the judge asking for written briefs and suggesting […]

Geraci Succeeds Richman at OMD

NEW YORK Omnicom Group’s OMD has promoted Chris Geraci to managing director of national broadcast investment, effective immediately. He replaces Debbie Richman, who has joined Lifetime as evp, sales. A […]

House Goes After FCC Ruling

WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of lawmakers has filed a measure aimed at nullifying the controversial Federal Communications Commission rule that would end the 32-year-old ban on radio and television broadcasters […]

Mucinex Moves to MPG

NEW YORK Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, which markets the Mucinex brand, has placed its media planning and buying account at Havas’ MPG without a review, per sources. The incumbent was Interpublic […]

MSN’s Bradford Joins SpotRunner

NEW YORK Veteran MSN executive Joanne Bradford has left the Microsoft-owned portal to run national ad sales for Spot Runner, a Los Angeles-based technology firm that offers products designed to […]

Diller Blasts Liberty’s CEO

NEW YORK Barry Diller called Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei an “irresponsible executive” during testimony Thursday in a court trial to decide the fate of IAC/InterActiveCorp, the publicly traded company […]

Moonves Says CBS Can Weather Recession

NEW YORK CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves sounded an upbeat note in an increasingly downbeat economy, saying his heavily ad-dependent company will do just fine amid signs of a national […]

Path to Sirius-XM Deal Looks Clear

LOS ANGELES Shares of the satellite radio companies advanced Wednesday on renewed confidence — fueled by comments made by top brass at Sirius and XM — that merger approval is […]