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Controversial ‘Kennedys’ Miniseries Fails to Attract Major Advertisers

"Advertisers are scared to death of this. They told us point blank, ‘It's too politically hot,’ " gripes the head of ReelzChannel, which picked up the miniseries in January after History yanked it.

Election ads on track to outpace 2008 spending

Ad spending for this year's midterm political season is already pacing $160 million above the same period in 2006, and the final tally is likely to best the general election in 2008.

Broadcast TV advertising drops 11.9%

The Television Bureau of Advertising Friday released its broadcast TV crunch of the TNS Media Intelligence ad spending estimates put out earlier this week.

FCC confident as ‘d-day’ looms

Just days before the transition to digital TV, 2.8 million households, or 2.5% of the TV market, are unprepared.

Gores takes control of restructured Westwood One

Westwood One is restructuring its $241 million debt, the financially troubled radio network said Tuesday. As part of the move, the Gores Group will increase its equity stake in the company to 72.5%, acquiring control of Westwood.

Economy scuttles sale of Miami TV station

Post-Newsweek Stations, a division of the Washington Post Co., will not be acquiring WTVJ-TV, the owned-and-operated NBC station in Miami.

Nielsen takes a step outside

For the first time, the TV industry has daily electronic measures of TV viewing outside the home.

Ads on the radio waver

No matter how you spin it, the radio revenue story remains bleak. Combined local and national spot advertising tumbled 8% in the second quarter to $4.6 billion, making for a 7% drop in the first half of 2008 to $8.4 billion, according to the Radio Advertising Bureau.

Many unprepared for DTV transition

Eight months before the digital TV transition, large segments of the population remain unprepared, according to a Nielsen study. The report updates a previous study and provides additional details on the potential programming impact.

Radio sees dialed-down revenue in Q1

The radio business just can't seem to catch a break.

Network radio bucks trend with surge in advertising

Network radio is undergoing a renaissance. At a time when the economy is squeezing local advertisers and local media, the medium — with its attractive efficiencies, targeted reach and greater accountability — is thriving.