TV / Video

AFTRA Ratifies Contract

LOS ANGELES After a bitter feud with sister union the Screen Actors Guild over its prime-time TV contract, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ membership on Tuesday approved […]

Fine Living Works the Room with DirectBuy

Fine Living Network announced it has signed home-design retailer DirectBuy to a long-term sponsorship deal that will kick in later this month with the launch of the series Work That […]

UM’s Brien Tops IPG Media

NEW YORK Universal McCann global chief executive Nick Brien has been promoted to oversee all of Interpublic Group’s major media assets, the New York-based agency holding company said today. Brien […]

USA Stars With Another Ratings Win

USA Network celebrated Independence Day weekend with yet another ratings win, averaging 2.78 million viewers in prime time, while drawing five of the week

Attorneys General Oppose Sirius, XM Merger

A group of state attorneys general made a last-ditch effort this week to convince the FCC’s wild-card to oppose Sirius Radio’s proposed merger with XM. The AGs told FCC commissioner […]

Gannett Acquires ShopLocal.com

Gannett confirmed Tuesday (July 8) that it had acquired all the ownership stakes Tribune and The McClatchy Co. had in ShopLocal.com, a searchable online Web site for local retail sales. […]

Ted Koppel Joins BBC World News America

Ted Koppel will join the nightly newscasts on BBC America and BBC World News as an regular contributing analyst. The former ABC Nightline host and current Discovery Channel managing editor, […]

Bachelorette Season-Finale Leads ABC to Monday Victory

THE PROGRAMMING INSIDER Tuesday, July 8, 2008

AGs Oppose Sirius-XM Deal

WASHINGTON A group of state attorneys general made a last-ditch effort this week to convince the Federal Communications Commission’s “wild-card” member to oppose Sirius Satellite Radio’s proposed merger with XM. […]

Arbitron to Use New PPM Service Approach

Arbitron is using a novel approach to improve compliance among 18- to 34-year-old panel participants in its portable people meter service. In New York, Houston and Philadelphia, PPM households with […]