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  • KLAX-FM's Ricardo 'El Mandril' Sanchez tops in morning radio

     KLAX-FM's Ricardo 'El Mandril' Sanchez tops in morning radio
    The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
  • Hollywood wins China tax fight. 'Duck Dynasty' cast signs new deal.

    Hollywood wins China tax fight. 'Duck Dynasty' cast signs new deal.
    After the coffee. Before jumping on the Dodger bandwagon. The Skinny: I got homesick for New York watching the Democratic mayoral debate Tuesday. I can't decide who I would vote against more. Wednesday's headlines include a win for Hollywood in a tax...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arbitron shareholders approve sale to Nielsen

    Arbitron shareholders approve sale to Nielsen
    Shareholders of Arbitron Inc. overwhelmingly approved the sale of the Columbia-based company to Nielsen Holdings N.V. during a special stockholders meeting Tuesday. Nielsen, the TV ratings company, announced late last year that it would pay $1.26...
  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • Top 40 radio station KIIS-FM again plants itself at top of ratings

    Top 40 radio station KIIS-FM again plants itself at top of ratings
    It pays to play the hits. Just ask Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which on Monday finished No. 1 in the Arbitron radio ratings for Los Angeles-Orange County for the third month in a row by featuring the music of such pop stars as Katy Perry, One...
  • Mystery surrounds hiatus of top-rated morning radio show

    Mystery surrounds hiatus of top-rated morning radio show
    Until a month ago, Ricardo Sanchez was flying high as Los Angeles' top-rated local morning radio host. Then the Spanish-language radio personality known as "El Mandril" disappeared from his slot on KLAX-FM (97.9), the Los Angeles station owned by...
  • Nielsen: Radio reaches 90% of Americans each week

    Nielsen: Radio reaches 90% of Americans each week
    Amid a rapidly evolving media landscape, radio remains a constant in Americans' daily lives, according to a new report from Nielsen. Ninety percent of Americans listen to AM or FM radio each week, with the average listener tuning in for more than two...
  • KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time

     KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time
    For the first time, KBIG-FM (104.3), the rock and pop purveyor nicknamed "MyFM," took sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings in April, edging ahead of sister station KIIS-FM (102.7) — the latest leg in a head-to-head battle that...