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The Black News Channel is growing quickly. Since they network hired its new chief executive Princell Hair, he has signed a handful of distribution deals with Comcast’s Xfinity, AT&T’s DirectTV and Dish among others. ...
The rebrand of WGN launches Monday.
He’s replacing the GM who left in November.
He’s not now.
The movie is based on a news story she covered.
He was on Twitter all day Wednesday.
WTTW news director and executive producer of Chicago Tonight Hugo Balta has now been fired for what he posted on social media. Chicago media blogger Robert Feder first reported the news. Hugo Balta was ...
It’s a risk she’s willing to take.
It’s hard to say what happened right now.
KING, the Tegna station in Seattle, Wash., is doing a deep dive on race issues. Not the issues in the community but the issues in the newsroom. KING has identified, through various interviews and ...
She’s one of the originals.
The move would put a D.C. anchor into a N.Y. position.
It’s an internal hire.
You all know how important your voice is. Whether you’re tracking, going live or finding a way to do a stand up at home where the acoustics are EH… You’ll need to settle in ...
He’s found himself in a very important job.
Two suspects have been arrested.
Now the question is how will Fox pull themselves out of the ratings slump.
They submitted six months worth of coverage.
The job opened and he grabbed it!
He’s not retiring!
He took a passion and made it his job.
It’s a bill no one was willing to front.
"Each candidate will appear in a two minute and no longer than a two-and-a-half-minute interview to speak about your platform... ...The fee associated with this interview will be $1000 net."
“CMG viewers know our trusted local stations are there to deliver the news and information they need to make decisions for their families. Its disappointing that AT&T/DIRECTV has decided to deprive them of that ...
“One of our key priorities for 2021 is to make sure news consumers clearly understand the value of – and differences between – the two main types of content we offer: coverage of live ...
“We are honored and humbled to be selected by Quincy’s shareholders to acquire their terrific company”
“We will always bring the fun and the funny to all the hottest topics. Whether it’s the weekend’s games, what live leak has surfaced, or which Kardashian is making the most money (and how)… ...
"As Trump departed, I'm sure a lot of his followers were disgruntled or disappointed, in some ways even exhausted. That would explain some of the audience drift away from Fox"
"Expanding our news programming to five hours Monday through Friday will extend the network’s reach and the depth of its news content across more weeknight time periods, delivering viewers more national news and regional ...
Nothing illustrates the political passions of a television network’s audience quite like ratings for a presidential inaugural
In a staff memo (read it in full below), NBC Sports Chairman Pete Bevacqua called the shutdown the “best strategic next step” for the company. He said it would make USA Network “an extraordinarily ...
Fox News ratings continued to crash on Friday night after a terrible week that saw much of its audience either leave, fall asleep, or die. Whatever, they’re gone.
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“We understand that the Triad community is looking for a fresh perspective on local news”
“Our show might be a little more fast-paced and about not just the ‘what’ but ‘why should I care?’”
This is the second CNN operation to be shuttered in the past five months. The company scuttled its Great Big Story video unit in September.
“Today we announced some important changes to the Company’s structure. The changes reflect a reorganization of the way we work, and in some cases we are saying goodbye to some colleagues. These are difficult ...
On to the next adventure! After eight years at WH, I’m moving into a new role as anchor on weekends and chief domestic correspondent for @CNN, a new challenge I’m very excited about. Will ...
In some cases, like during Carlson’s primetime hour, the boycotts have been so persistent that only a handful of advertisers—including a pro-Trump pillow company—remain.
The station trading market is off to a hot start in 2021, but whether it stays that way will depend on what help or hindrance it gets from Washington
Upstart cable network Newsmax late on Tuesday projected that Democrat Raphael Warnock had won one of two U.S. Senate seats in the state of Georgia in a nail biter of an election that other ...
"In light of the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, we feel these hefty increases are especially uncalled for and unjustified.”
It takes what I call “layers of perception”
“Fox will slowly climb back, not to election-year levels, but they almost do better when they are fighting uphill when it’s us against the world, those crazy liberals”
Scripps purchased WPIX as part of its acquisition of eight television stations in seven markets from Nexstar
“The new rules make way for the further integration of drones into our airspace by addressing safety and security concerns”
The NFL's first game to air exclusively on a streaming outlet drew a decent-sized audience on Saturday
The conflict had affected stations serving some 5 million Dish subscribers, roughly half of its overall customer base, at a time of year when NFL and college football have aired highly rated games.
The major news networks are touting big ratings gains in 2020, after the coronavirus crisis and the presidential election drove viewers in record numbers to their lineups -
In 2020, a year marked by Covid-19, a tumultuous election and weeks of uprisings against racism, CBSN has blown away its 2019 total of 327 million streaming starts.
NewsBlues has learned that a memo went out to all Sinclair stations telling them not to count on a raise in all of 2021. CEO wrote in the email, “we have decided to take ...
"Only cost us three weeks of local nfl games. Thanks a lot! We're in the middle of a pandemic with sports being one of a few outlets and you're all arguing over money. Pathetic"
Hannity was the most-watched cable news program for the fourth consecutive year
Nexstar Media Group said its widely distributed cable network WGN America has reached its first carriage agreement...
“Particularly during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, loss of access to this station would be harmful to Bristol County (Massachusetts) viewers who rely on state-specific announcements to stay healthy and safe"
"We also recognize President Trump continues to contest the results and we will cover aspects of that news story."
CNN and MSNBC thrived during the Trump years, reaching new heights in ratings and revenue while devoting countless prime-time hours to criticizing a White House antagonist their viewers just could not quit
The blackout occurred as the Dish and Cox Media Group, which is owned by Apollo Global Management, struggled to come to terms
Upstart Newsmax TV, the conservative-focused cable news TV network, has seen growth in advertising and viewing results of late -- but it is still far behind bigger cable news channels in key ad business ...
“No one reaches a pinnacle where they should stop growing. And if they do, that’s when they are irrelevant,”
The two bookers said it was likely Newsmax wanted access to their extensive contacts.
“Since the day after the election, there has been a clear winner”
“As Fox News Media continues to deliver the best in news content, it was only natural to expand our footprint to weather,”
"Given that, we will start removing any piece of content uploaded today (or anytime after) that misleads people..."
"We're here to stay," Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy said Tuesday evening. "The ratings are showing that."
Believe it or not, people do leave the news industry... AND thrive.
Through his close ties with Berry, according to insiders, Hannity and the network’s right-wing opinion side have managed, as if by proxy, to influence the content of FoxNews.com, the channel’s website.
Opponents of the move have already pledged to try to block this move
CNN, FOX and MSNBC set records in November but one made the biggest strides
As if things in Irving weren’t bad enough with the Dallas Cowboys at 3-8. Dish Network and Nexstar Media Group are pointing the finger at each other in what could be, according to Dish, ...
Nexstar Media Group announced today that its wholly-owned cable network, WGN America, has reached...
Right now, Newsmax TV is trying to outfox Fox News – according to NPR. No media outlet has done more to bolster President Trump over the past four years than Fox News. Yet the ...
"A sucker is born every minute" said PT Barnum. And people have been seeking them out, in every industry, ever since.
Two mega media entities aren't exactly kicking the holiday season off with merriment and good will.
“As many station owners like TEGNA keep losing viewers and sponsors, they’ve resorted to blacking out popular local teams or any remaining hit shows at the worst possible time in order to extract unwarranted ...
MNN will be based in Indianapolis
'Conflicting of interest' my asterisks. This time is different for some reason.
ViacomCBS is looking ahead to a post-coronavirus world
It's been a tough year and VOX knows it.
In a story NewsBlues has been following, Bally’s Corp. has acquired naming rights...
In Georgia, a pair of Senate runoff elections is giving local TV stations an early Christmas present...
Sinclair Broadcast Group is considering selling naming rights to the 21 regional sports networks it acquired from Disney
Noticias Telemundo’s continuous 13-hour news Election coverage on Saturday, Nov. 7, propelled Telemundo to rank No. 1 in total day and primetime among all broadcast and cable networks in Hispanic viewers regardless of language, ...
Clients will receive an eight- to twelve-week program, including a “deep-dive” into the current state of consumer attention
Election Night is over a week past. The winner was projected days ago. The loser... well... he's not there yet. But one thing that is not quite over just yet - political advertising.
Univision asks 'Can we just be friends'
In a story NewsBlues hss been following, ESPN has re-set its senior executive team
In a week that saw some cable networks and digital sites set viewership records, “News Nation,” the Chicago-based startup launched in September by Nexstar Media Group, barely registered. According to RobertFeder – at the ...
We still do not have a 2020 Presidential Election winner, but we can call the Nielsen ratings race for Fox News Channel.
From March to August, the ABC News Live streaming service averaged 23 million monthly viewers
“We love competition,” Murdoch said in response to a direct question from an analyst about Trump’s future
Congrats, you’ve been offered an on-air job. Yes, all your friends at home will see you that your dream came true. Yes, that one that dumped you can suck it! Ok, that last one ...
Are we potentially looking at CNN Prime?
Ad dollars are pouring it in and making it rain... but after election day: the drought.
It may be CBS who enjoyed the last laugh after the Trump walk-out and subsequent leak
Someone better brace himself to incur the wrath of a presidential tweet.