Broadcasting

  1. Clear Channel Sued For Contract Breach Regarding Howard Stern Show

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency representing Howard Stern and his radio show have filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million from Clear Channel Communications Inc. WASHINGTON -- Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency ...

  2. XM Radio Tops 2.1 Million Subscribers

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it added 418,000 new subscribers in the second quarter of 2004, bringing its market-leading total to more than 2.1 million. XM Satellite Radio says it added 418,000 new subscribers in the second quarter of 2004, bringing it ...

  3. Music Choice Lands Radio Disney

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio Disney has inked a deal to provide programming to digital cable/satellite service Music Choice. Radio Disney has inked a deal to provide programming to digital cable/satellite service Music Choice. The Radio Disney audio channel will be avai ...

  4. Arbitron Pledges To Fast-Track PPM

    June 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ratings service by April 2006 a possibility. Pressured by Clear Channel's request for proposals for an alternative ratings system to Arbitron's current diary-based service, Arbitron said Monday it would offer a proposal next month that c ...

  5. Britain's McKenzie Group, Xfm Ink Marketing Pact

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-based alternative radio station Xfm. British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-base ...

  6. Britain's McKenzie Group, Xfm Ink Marketing Pact

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-based alternative radio station Xfm. British venues operator McKenzie Group (MKG) has struck a three-year marketing partnership with London-base ...

  7. RIAA On The Digital-Radio Warpath

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry pushing feds for copy-protection rules. The recording industry, already reeling from online music theft, is pushing the federal government to head off what executives fear is a potentially bigger piracy threat in the emerging world of dig ...

  8. RIAA On The Digital-Radio Warpath

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The recording industry, already reeling from online music theft, is pushing the federal government to head off what executives fear is a potentially bigger piracy threat in the emerging world of digit The recording industry, already reeling from o ...

  9. Australian Country Music Exec Rex Barry Dies

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian veteran country music label executive Rex Barry died in Sydney on March 31, following a six-month battle with cancer. He was aged in his mid-50s. Australian veteran country music label executive Rex Barry died in Sydney on March 31, fol ...

  10. XM Planning Home Entertainment Products

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing and marketing high-end products for the home through a new relationship with Antex Electronics, a Gardena, Calif.-based maker of satellite receivers. XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing ...

  11. Sirius, EchoStar Join Forces

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a deal with EchoStar Communications that will enable users to hear its 64 commercial-free music channels on millions of TV sets, Sirius Satellite Radio last Thursday leapfrogged its lone competitor LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--In a deal wi ...

  12. Dish Gets Sirius With Radio Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echostar's Dish satellite television network that will beam the radio service into more than 9.7 million homes in the United States. Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echos ...

  13. Dish Gets Sirius With Radio Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite pact to beam signal to 10 million homes. Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echostar's Dish satellite television network that will beam the radio service into more than 9.7 million homes in the United States. The de ...

  14. Walker Walks Away With Sony Radio Gold Award.

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran broadcaster Johnnie Walker was presented with the Gold Award for lifetime contribution at the 2004 Sony Radio Academy Awards, held last night at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Veteran broadcaster Johnnie Walker was presented with the ...

  15. Sirius Hires MTV Alums For '80s Show

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Original MTV VJs Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood will reunite as hosts on Sirius Satellite Radio's Big '80s channel. Original MTV VJs Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood will reunite as hosts on Sirius Satellite Rad ...

  16. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Download Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV enters crowded digital marketplace. MTV enters crowded digital marketplace. News ...

  17. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Digital Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is expected to launch an online music service powered by MusicNet later this year, making it the latest big brand to enter an increasingly crowded market for online music, people familiar MTV Networks is expected to launch an online m ...

  18. Sirius Names Two Presidents

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executives to newly created president roles. Scott Greenstein is now president of entertainment and sports, and James E. Meyer is president of operations and sales Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executive ...

  19. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  20. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  21. XM Makes Key Appointments

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio today (April 28) made a number of executive promotions at the company's Washington, D.C., headquarters. XM Satellite Radio today (April 28) made a number of executive promotions at the company's Washington, D.C., headq ...

  22. MTV International Pours Cash In New Programming

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV International is pumping an undisclosed multi-million-pound sum into a slew of new programming that it aims to distribute worldwide, says Brent Hansen, president of creative at MTV Networks Intern LONDON (Hollywood Reporter)--MTV International ...

  23. Veteran Execs Launch Gospel Music Channel

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new gospel cable channel will launch this fall, headed by veteran cable executives Charles Humbard, former senior VP/GM of Discovery Networks, and Brad Siegel, former president of Turner Entertainme A new gospel cable channel will launch this fa ...

  24. Veteran Execs Launch Gospel Music Channel

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new gospel cable channel will launch this fall, headed by veteran cable executives Charles Humbard, former senior VP/GM of Discovery Networks, and Brad Siegel, former president of Turner Entertainme A new gospel cable channel will launch this fa ...

  25. Sirius Satellite Radio Swings To 1Q Loss

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Subscriber base up to 350,000. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. returned to an operating loss in the first quarter of 2004. A year ago, a gain on debt restructuring pushed the company into the black for the first quarter. In financial statements releas ...

  26. Max Guzzini Exits France's NRJ

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Max Guazzini has unexpectedly stepped down as president/CEO of Paris-based radio company NRJ Group. He will be replaced by director general Jean-Charles Mathey. Max Guazzini has unexpectedly stepped down as president/CEO of Paris-based radio compa ...

  27. FCC Slaps Clear Channel With $495K Fine

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today (April 8) issued a fine of $495,000 against Clear Channel Communications for "apparently willfully broadcasting indecent material" in connection with The Federal Communications Commission ...

  28. More Chrysler Cars To Have Sirius Radios

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite company says move will add 500,000 users. Sirius Satellite Radio has extended its relationship with DaimlerChrysler, in a move that will see factory installations in 11 car lines for the 2005 model year. Sirius receivers will come instal ...

  29. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...

  30. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...

  31. VPL and MTV Reach Last-Minute Agreement

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) and British rights collecting society Video Performance Limited (VPL) have brokered an arrangement over video licensing payments just minutes before their bargaining deadli MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) and British rights ...

  32. Congressmen Push Radio Localism Bill

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two House Energy and Commerce Committee members are pushing for legislation aimed at protecting local radio broadcasting and more strictly enforcing the licenses of satellite radio companies. NEW YORK--Two House Energy and Commerce Committee membe ...

  33. UK Collecting Society, MTV Head To Talks

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) is going back to the negotiating table with British collecting society Video Performance Ltd. (VPL) over video licensing payments. LONDON--MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) is going back to the negotiating table with British ...

  34. MTV Asia Ups Chau To Exec VP

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Asia has promoted Charles Chau to executive VP, strategy and research and managing director North Asia. He is based in Hong Kong and reports directly to Frank Brown, president of MTV Netw MTV Networks Asia has promoted Charles Chau to ...

  35. Licensing Talks Stall Between Euro Indies, MTV

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will not be able to see their favorite rockers on video music channel MTV Europe come April 1, as talks between the two sides have broken down over a new lice Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will ...

  36. Licensing Talks Stall Between Euro Indies, MTV

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will not be able to see their favorite rockers on video music channel MTV Europe come April 1, as talks between the two sides have broken down over a new lice Fans of the White Stripes and the Strokes will ...

  37. MTV VJ John Jackson Dies At 62

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST John 'J.J.' Jackson, who in the 1980s helped usher in the music video era as one of the first MTV on-air personalities, has died. He was 62. John 'J.J.' Jackson, who in the 1980s helped usher in the music video era as one of th ...

  38. Clear Channel Pays Record Indecency Fine

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel today (March 4) paid a record $755,000 fine to the Federal Communications Commission for indecent material aired on Todd "Bubba the Love Sponge" Clem's show, which aired on WXTB (98 Rock Clear Channel today (March 4) p ...

  39. Senator McCain Proposes Low-Power FM Stations

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A top Senate lawmaker says he will introduce legislation soon to authorize the creation of hundreds of low power FM (LPFM) stations across the country that proponents say could revolutionize the diver A top Senate lawmaker says he will introduce l ...

  40. XM Satellite Radio Reports Quarterly Loss

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003. Revenue was $33.5 million. XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended D ...

  41. Sirius Picks Up DanceStar Mix Show

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST DanceStar USA has announced a global radio distribution deal with Westwood One. Under the agreement, which excludes satellite radio, Westwood One will be the official radio syndication partner for Dan DanceStar USA has announced a global radio dis ...

  42. MTV Rebranding College TV Network

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expected. MTV Networks (MTVN) is relaunching College Television Network (CTN) under the new name mtvU. The redesign had been expecte ...

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