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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks

    KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks
    The latest Arbitron radio ratings for the Los Angeles-Orange County market brought no change at the top from the previous month, with music stations KIIS-FM (102.7), KBIG-FM (104.3) and KAMP-FM (97.1) again finishing 1-2-3, respectively. Although...
  • Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts

    Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts
    Americans are spending more time on their digital devices, and that won't change for years, according to a new study. The USC report released Wednesday shows that Americans consume "an enormous amount" of media via television, radio, phone and computer,...
  • Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa

    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa
    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co., a presence in Baltimore since its founding 54 years ago, will move its headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa — another disappointing loss of corporate clout for the city. The life insurance and annuity company,...
  • Hearst's 98 Rock and WBAL shift lineups, time periods

    Hearst's 98 Rock and WBAL shift lineups, time periods
    WBAL and 98 Rock, Hearst's AM and FM stations in Baltimore, made some changes in their lineups and schedules Monday. In the wake of Mickey Cucchiella leaving 98 Rock as a result of his battle with depression, the station introduced a re-tooled morning...
  • KLAX's El Mandril takes No. 1 spot in local morning radio ratings

    KLAX's El Mandril takes No. 1 spot in local morning radio ratings
    There is a new top dog in local morning radio, and he's speaking Spanish. Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), who'd been in seventh place as recently as April and was fourth in May, leapfrogged to the No. 1...
  • Ratings jump at classical music station KUSC-FM

    Ratings jump at classical music station KUSC-FM
    There was good news for classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) in the local monthly radio ratings from Arbitron: It jumped from 29th place in May to 23rd in June, with the number of people who tune in at least five minutes a week climbing from 554,000...
  • Univision cancels Eddie Sotelo's 'Piolin por la Manana' radio show

    Univision cancels Eddie Sotelo's 'Piolin por la Manana' radio show
    Univision Radio Network has dropped "Piolín por la Manana," the wildly popular, nationally syndicated Spanish-language morning radio talk show hosted by Southern California-based Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo, a Univision spokesperson confirmed. No reason has...
  • Univision's cancellation of 'Piolín por la Manana' shocks fans

    Univision Radio Network's sudden cancellation of Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's wildly popular morning radio talk show "Piolín por la Manana" has fans aghast, wondering why the show is going off the air. "He was popular," said Juan Carlos Palma, 30, a barber...
  • Mornings without 'Piolín por la Mañana'

    Mornings without 'Piolín por la Mañana'
    From the barbershops of El Monte to a mariachi outfitter's in Boyle Heights, many Southern Californians struggled Tuesday to make sense of the sudden disappearance of the wacky, warmhearted man they'd woken up with for the last decade. On Monday,...