CBS Radio

  1. Impala: Indies Need Better Access To Euro Radio

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Impala has called for European measures to promote independent airplay in the wake of the $12.5 million U.S. payola radio settlement earlier this month. A side deal to the Federal Communications Commission settlement over paid airtime claims gives ...

  2. A2IM Discloses Radio Rules Of Engagement

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), the trade group that, as previously reported, secured commitments from Clear Channel, CBS Radio, Citadel and Entercom to adhere to a set of radio Rules of Engagement, as well as blocks of progr ...

  3. Stations To Pay $12.5M In FCC Settlement

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Exasperated listeners weary of hearing the same songs over and over on the radio may have something to cheer about: a pair of innovative deals that could shake up the music playlists of some of the nation's largest radio-station chains. Four ...

  4. Radio Study Quantifies New Music's Audience Impact

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first major research study presented at Country Radio Seminar, which runs Feb. 28 through March 2 in Nashville, offered insight into the kind of behavioral research programmers will be tapping with the advent of electronic audience measurement ...

  5. Spitzer Settles With Entercom for $4.25 Million

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has settled with Entercom Communications to resolve allegations of "pay-for-play" in the music industry, totaling payments of $4.25 million. The settlement includes a $3.5 million payment to be dis ...

  6. Sony Urban Music Restructures

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a move that has long been anticipated, Sony Music Label Group revealed today (Dec. 7) that it is restructuring its urban music division, and creating a new role for the unit's top executive, Lisa Ellis. Sony Urban Music, previously a 70-pe ...

  7. Judge Denies Entercom Motion To Dismiss Payola Suit

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Not known if company will appeal. A New York State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion filed by Entercom Communications to dismiss a suit brought against the broadcaster by Eliot Spitzer, clearing the way for the New York State Attorney Genera ...

  8. Entercom's Motion To Dismiss Payola Suit Denied

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Not known if company will appeal the decision. A New York State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion filed by Entercom Communications to dismiss a suit brought against the broadcaster by Eliot Spitzer, clearing the way for the New York State At ...

  9. Sirius Raises Subscriber Forecast

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Q2 numbers show jump in subscribers, losses, revenue. Sirius Satellite Radio Tuesday (Aug. 1) raised its year-end subscriber forecast to 6.3 million, from 6.2 million. Early in the year, the radio service forecast it would have 6 million subscribe ...

  10. CBS Radio CEO Calls For PPM Rollout Now

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hollander believes waiting for full accreditation is a mistake. CBS Radio’s CEO Joel Hollander wants the portable people meter (PPM) out in the marketplace as fast as possible—and he thinks waiting for the new service to get full accreditation is ...

  11. CBS Radio Cuts Staff

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CBS Radio, a unit of CBS Corp, said today (July 12) it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs at its radio stations in the United States. The company declined to specify the number of job reduction CBS Radio, a unit of CBS Corp, said today (Jul ...

  12. CBS, Stern Settle Legal Dispute

    May 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. and its former morning radio star Howard Stern have settled a bitter breach-of-contract lawsuit over the shock jock's defection to a rival satellite radio service, the two sides said on Frid CBS Corp. and its former morning radio st ...

  13. Opie & Anthony Come Home To CBS Radio

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Duo replace Roth. It's official. CBS Radio and XM Satellite Radio have confirmed the return of Greg "Opie" Hughes and "Anthony" Cumia to CBS Radio, this time in morning drive on seven stations, beginning Wednesday. As Bill ...

  14. Roth Says Farewell

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'It's official, today is my last day.' “It’s official, today is my last day." That was the word from David Lee Roth seconds into his syndicated radio show Friday morning (4/21), ending the nearly four-month CBS Radio experiment ...

  15. David Lee Roth To Be Ousted

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Opie & Anthony to replace Roth in seven markets. According to sources familiar with the situation, David Lee Roth’s CBS radio morning show is coming to a screeching halt within a few weeks and will be replaced by the Opie & Anthony Sho ...

  16. CBS Radio Creates Strategic Partnerships VP Position

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Director of marketing Jonathan Azu promoted to role. CBS Radio has elevated director of marketing Jonathan Azu to the newly-created position of VP of strategic music partnerships. Continuing to report to marketing president David Goodman, Azu will ...

  17. Clear Channel Joins Media Audit/IsposTests

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Becomes fourth radio group to do so. Clear Channel, the nation’s largest radio group which is leading an industry committee to evaluate electronic radio ratings systems, has joined three other radio groups in agreeing to encode their Houston radio ...

  18. Roth Vents On Air About Mgmt Interference

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST DLR: 'I'm sure I'll be threatened.' As if CBS Radio wasn’t getting enough flack from Howard Stern, now one of its high profile Stern replacements is taking shots at the company. On his WFNY (Free FM) New York-based syndicated m ...

  19. CBS Radio Files Suit Against Howard Stern

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST As has been rumored, CBS Radio has filed suit against Howard Stern, his company One Twelve, Inc., his agent Don Buchwald, his agent's firm Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radi As has been rumored, CBS Radio has fi ...

  20. CBS Radio Files Suit Against Howard Stern

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST As has been rumored, CBS Radio has announced that it has filed suit against Howard Stern, his company One Twelve, Inc., his agent Don Buchwald, his agent's firm Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. and As has been rumored, CBS Radio has an ...

  21. Stern Accuses CBS Of 'Bullying'

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Reacts to rumors that CBS intends to sue him. Howard Stern called a news conference in New York City Tuesday (Feb. 28) to express exasperation over what he termed “bullying” and “threatening” over the past few months by CBS, his former employer. S ...

  22. CBS Radio In '06: 'Tough To Read'

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Post-Stern analysis begins. Howard Stern is still having an effect on CBS Radio, in part because the financial comparisons to revenue performance from last year are just starting to emerge. Also, in part, because of the confusing state of radio an ...

  23. HD Ad Campaign Hits 28 Radio Markets

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Spots scheduled for more than 250 stations. The initial phase of a $200 million ad campaign intended to accelerate the adoption of HD radio begins this week in 28 markets. Thirty- and 15-second spots promoting the benefits of HD radio are schedule ...

  24. 100s Of Radio Stations Marked In Payola Probe

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hundreds of radio stations are under intense scrutiny by the FCC for their alleged involvement in payola scams in an investigation that commissioner Jonathan Adelstein calls "potentially the most wide Hundreds of radio stations are under inte ...

  25. ABC News: Payola Probe Shifts To Radio

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Report looks at nine radio groups. ABC News will air an in-depth “Primetime” report Thursday evening (Feb. 9) on New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer’s investigation into the alleged participation in payola by nine of the nation's ra ...

  26. L.A.'s KROQ To Begin Streaming Live

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Station set to go live on the Web Feb. 6. Never before available to online radio listeners, CBS Radio KROQ (106.7) Los Angeles will begin streaming live on the Internet, starting Monday, Feb. 6. The launch is part of a major effort to expand the c ...

  27. Radio Staffer Slams Roth

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Source: he's 'is impossible to work with.' The New York Daily News is reporting in Lloyd Grove’s “Lowdown” column that David Lee Roth is behaving like a first-class diva at his home base, CBS Radio talk WFNY (Free FM) New York. The ...

  28. Press Pans Roth's Radio Bow

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jan 3. debut viewed as rocky start. David Lee Roth’s first broadcast on Jan. 3 as CBS Radio’s East Coast successor to Howard Stern was blasted by numerous newspapers, who went so far as to predict his demise before mid-year. Roth's new mornin ...

  29. Infinity Rebrands As CBS Radio

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In anticipation of parent Viacom's split into two separate companies, CBS Corp. has unveiled plans to rebrand its radio division as CBS Radio. Included are the company's 179 radio stations. CBS Radio In anticipation of parent Viacom’s sp ...

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