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  • WGOP in the doldrums

     
    Robert Feder: Tough times for talk-radio on WLS Ratings released this week by Nielsen Audio (previously known as Arbitron) show WLS tied for 20th place with a 1.9 percent share of all listeners and a cumulative weekly audience of 437,100.......
  • From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio

    From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio
    What's the frequency, South Florida? If you're wondering why you're hearing some of your favorite AM sports and news talk stations on the FM dial lately, it's part of a recent migration that's changing the airwaves. ESPN West Palm Beach's move to FM...
  • KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings

     KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings
    Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which has been the dominant radio station in Los Angeles and Orange County for most of the previous three years, reclaimed sole possession of first place last month for the first time since April, according to figures...
  • ESPN To Join Group Aiming To Automate TV Ad Buys

    Walt Disney's ESPN is joining a consortium of media and advertising concerns hoping to automate the practice of buying TV and radio advertising, a practice that remains somewhat arcane despite advances available when buying digital media. ESPN said it...
  • TV Review: 'The Book of Manning'

    Despite the cloying Hallmark Card music and Southeastern Conference-approved pom-pom waving, "The Book of Manning" -- ESPN's latest addition to an impressive library of sports documentaries -- is pretty fascinating stuff. Writer-director Rory Karpf goes...
  • Nielsen reaches agreement with FTC on Arbitron purchase

    Nielsen reaches agreement with FTC on Arbitron purchase
    Nielsen Holdings on Friday announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that the company says clears the way for it to buy Columbia-based Arbitron. Nielsen, best known for its TV ratings, announced in December plans to acquire Arbitron in...
  • Nielsen Must Let ESPN Project Continue Under FTC Approval of Arbitron Acquisition

    Ratings and consumer research firm Nielsen announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that gives it clearance for the proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Arbitron, which measures radio listening. But under the terms of the FTC's approval,...
  • Nielsen to Add Mobile Device Viewing to TV Ratings in Fall 2014

    TV programmers frustrated that shows watched on tablets and smartphones have been invisible to Nielsen's ratings may finally get a solution -- next year. Next week, Nielsen will formally announce to clients a timetable for a long-awaited development:...
  • Open Lane?

     
    RFR*: (WGN- AM 720 traffic reporter Leslie) Keiling is expected to take on a more prominent role as a contributor to (host Garry) Meier's afternoon show. It's not yet clear whether Keiling -- known as "Lane Closure" when she was......
  • Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals

    Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals
    The new elites of Los Angeles-Orange County radio raised their stature even further in August, as both KBIG-FM (104.3) and KLAX-FM (97.9) widened their leads against rivals, according to ratings released Tuesday by Arbitron. KBIG — the "hot adult-...
  • KIIS, KBIG share first place in Arbitron ratings

     KIIS, KBIG share first place in Arbitron ratings
    Sister stations KIIS-FM (102.7) and KBIG-FM (104.3) edged into a tie for first place in radio ratings for May, just a month after KBIG had grabbed sole possession of the top spot for the first time, according to figures released Monday by Arbitron....