Howard Stern

  1. Howard Stern's $300 Million Suit Against Sirius XM Dismissed by Judge

    April 17, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Howard Stern's hopes for a $300 million payday from Sirius XM Radio Inc. have been dashed by a judge. His show's Twitter feed said the shock jock was "really bummed" by the decision and plans to appeal. Stern sued last March, a ...

  2. Was MTV's Decision To Have No VMA's Host Their Plan B?

    August 25, 2011 1:00 PM EDT The last time MTV presented its Video Music Awards without a host they had the allure of a bizarre experiment in Las Vegas to pull in viewers. It was not just no host, there was no central stage, just a lot hopping between hotel rooms. Visually it ...

  3. Sirius XM Stock Impacted by Howard Stern Lawsuit

    March 24, 2011 8:16 AM EDT Wunderlich Securities analyst Matthew Harrigan on Wednesday downgraded his rating on shares of Sirius XM Radio and his target price on them following Howard Stern's lawsuit against the satellite radio company. In early trading, Sirius shares ...

  4. Howard Stern Sues Sirius XM, Claims He Was Stiffed On Stock

    March 23, 2011 7:20 AM EDT In 2004, before Howard Stern signed a blockbuster deal with Sirius Satellite Radio, he thought about retiring. Instead, he took a "significant risk" and went with Sirius. The moment is captured in a lawsuit filed today in New York Superi ...

  5. Bubba the Love Sponge: 'Sirius XM Slashing Salaries of Top Radio Talent'

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST After having struck expensive deals with such Hollywood personalities as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart and music stars like Eminem, Bob Dylan and Jamie Foxx, Sirius XM has been asking some of its top radio talent to take dramatic cuts in pay. So s ...

  6. Sirius XM CFO: Howard Stern Might Have to Take a Pay Cut; Possible 10 Days Left on Air

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern could broadcast live on Sirius XM for the last time on Dec. 16. After that, he heads for his annual end-of-year vacation and there still is no decision as to whether he’ll renew his contract, which expires on Dec. 31 and sets Sirius X ...

  7. Sirius XM CEO: Talks With Howard Stern Continue

    November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio company Sirius XM continues discussions with Howard Stern about a potential extension of his contract, which expires at the end of the year, CEO Mel Karmazin said Thursday (Nov. 4). "We do not have any updates today," he ...

  8. Sirius XM Growth Continued In Q3

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Radio continues its strong subscriber momentum. The firm added 334,727 net subscribers in the third quarter, more than triple the customer gain of 102,295 in the year-ago period, the company said. It didn't comment on the status of ...

  9. Howard Stern 'Pretty Sure' About Sirius XM Exit

    September 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern is "pretty sure" he'll leave satellite radio, but his unique voice will live on in new media. Then again, it could be all posturing... like Dr. Laura Schlessinger is posturing by pretending to be retiring at the end of ...

  10. Sirius XM Eyes Stern Renewal

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Satellite Radio hopes to have an update on the future of shock jock Howard Stern, whose contract is up at the end of this year, before its next earnings conference call, which is in about three months. "We hope that prior to the thi ...

  11. Howard Stern On 'American Idol' Judge Rumors

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern told his satellite radio listeners Monday morning (Feb. 9) that the rumor is true: "American Idol" producers are, in fact, considering him to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on the show. What's more, he's tempted t ...

  12. Who Can Afford Howard Stern?

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has begun negotiating a new radio contract. Perhaps not technically, but Stern's on-air mentions of his exclusive Sirius XM Radio deal winding down at year's end, and his hedged proclamations of competing offers, are what on ...

  13. Sirius XM in talks with DirecTV, Liberty - Reports

    February 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sirius XM Radio Inc's chief executive Mel Karmazin has approached DirecTV Group Inc and Liberty Media in an effort to fend off bankruptcy as well as a bid by EchoStar Corp's Charlie Ergen, media reports said. The reports come as Sirius X ...

  14. Sirius Pays Stern $83 Million Stock Bonus

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio paid Howard Stern a bonus worth nearly $83 million on Tuesday (Jan 9) for surpassing subscriber goals set in a 2004 contract that had already turned heads with its $500 million compensation package. The freewheeling and riba ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. CBS, Howard Stern Close To Settlement

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers on both sides confirm. Lawyers on both sides of the CBS Corp. and Howard Stern breach of contract lawsuit said Wednesday they are close to a settlement. CBS lawyer Irvin Nathan told Judicial Hearing Officer Ira Gammerman, "We have an ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Study: 28% Of Stern Fans Move To Sirius

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Survey included 25,000 respondents. It looks like Stern’s move to Sirius was a success for him and the satcaster, at least according to Billboard Radio Monitor’s read on the results of a Jacobs Media survey of 25,000 respondents from over 75 rock- ...

  19. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  20. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Stern, Agent Get Early Payout From Sirius

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pair issued stock worth $220 million. Back in October 2004, the agreement crafted by Sirius Satellite Radio and agent Don Buchwald for Howard Stern included a payout of common stock sometime before December 2010 if Sirius exceeded a specific subsc ...

  27. Study: Stern Fans' Interest In Sirius 'Softening'

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Expected Q4 totals lowered by 105,000. A new study by research firm Bridge Ratings says it has detected a "softening interest by Stern listeners" in the idea of following Howard Stern to Sirius Satellite Radio and plunking down money to ...

  28. Claims: Infinity Tried To Lure Stern Show Members

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting attempted to lure key "Howard Stern Show" cast members to remain with the company and not follow the syndicated morning man to Sirius Satellite Radio, according to on-air claims Infinity Broadcasting attempted to lu ...

  29. Report: Infinity Suspends Stern

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has been given a one-day suspension from his syndicated show following an altercation with Tom Chiusano, GM of Infinity's WXRK (K-Rock) New York, according to Sirius Satellite Radio's "Ho According to Sirius Satellite R ...

  30. Controversy On Eve Of Stern-Sirius Media Blitz

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CBS rejected ad spot featuring Stern. The Howard Stern-Sirius Satellite Radio media blitz is about to begin. On his syndicated radio show Monday (Oct. 17), Stern said he’s girding for 6 weeks of press and media appearances, including Late Night Wi ...

  31. More FCC Indecency Rulings Coming

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission will rule on 40-50 radio indecency complaints within the next 2-4 weeks, an agency member close to the situation revealed. Rulings on an equal number of TV compla NEW YORK -- The Federal Communications Commiss ...

  32. FCC To Rule On Radio Indecency

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 50 complaints filed. The Federal Communications Commission will rule on 40-50 radio indecency complaints within the next 2-4 weeks, revealed an agency member close to the situation. Rulings on an equal number of TV complaints are also expec ...

  33. Sirius Stern Channel Debuts Next Month

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT His start date at satcaster is January 9. Sirius Satellite Radio will launch one of its Howard Stern channels in September, even though the syndicated morning man is contractually forbidden from appearing on-air at Sirius until January 2006. On hi ...

  34. Report: FCC Indecency Fines Drop Off

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity says there have been no indecency fines issued by the Federal Communications Commission during the first half of 2005. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrit ...

  35. Stern Replacement: David Lee Roth?

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gossip writer reports rumor. Infinity isn't commenting on an online report penned by a former Howard Stern Show regular that suggests that David Lee Roth will be one of the personalities that ultimately replaces Howard Stern. Chaunce Hayden, ...

  36. Report: FCC Indecency Fines Stopped in Late 2004

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Last year set record for the number of fines (12). The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity says there have been no indecency fines issued by the Federal Communications Commission during the first half of 2005. Part of the reason for ...

  37. Smut Task Force Nears Report

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcast industry executives hope to soon wrap up work on their voluntary recommendations to curb smut on the airwaves in the summer. LAS VEGAS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Broadcast industry executives hope to soon wrap up work on their voluntary ...

  38. Clear Channel: Stern Dispute Is Resolved

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawsuits dropped by both sides. SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Radio giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. and Howard Stern have agreed to withdraw lawsuits against each other related to Stern's ouster from the radio giant's airwaves because of i ...

  39. Stern Guest Subpoenaed in Probe of Sirius

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A regular guest on Howard Stern's syndicated radio show said he will testify Feb. 23 in a probe of trading of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. shares, which surged last fall when Stern announced he was mov NEW YORK (AP) -- A regular guest on Howar ...

  40. Viacom Settles With FCC

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communications Commission and Viacom have reached a $3.5 million indecency settlement over three proposed fines and two others already upheld on appeal. Dismissed by the agreement are pend NEW YORK -- The Federal Communications Commiss ...

  41. Tuned In: Radio

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio deal creates a buzz at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Show. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Howard Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio deal creates a buzz at the National Assn. of Broadcaster ...

  42. Tuned In: Radio

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio deal creates a buzz at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Show. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Howard Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio deal creates a buzz at the National Assn. of Broadcaster ...

  43. Martin: FCC Must Face Varying Decency Standards

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT FCC commissioner Kevin Martin told broadcasters today (Oct. 7) at the NAB convention in San Diego that there is "increasing tension" over different decency standards for broadcasters and paid subscrip FCC commissioner Kevin Martin told b ...

  44. Martin: FCC Must Face Varying Decency Standards

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT FCC commissioner Kevin Martin told broadcasters today (Oct. 7) at the NAB convention in San Diego that there is "increasing tension" over different decency standards for broadcasters and for paid subs FCC commissioner Kevin Martin told b ...

  45. Lawmakers OK Indecency Bill

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legislation sets highest fines ever. Federal lawmakers have agreed on a provision that would establish the highest fines ever for broadcasters who violate the Federal Communications Commission standards for indecency. The top fine would be $500,00 ...

  46. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  47. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  48. Clear Channel Files Howard Stern Countersuit

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Communications has filed a $3 million countersuit against Infinity Broadcasting -- the Federal Communications Commission licensee of WXRK, the New York radio station where the Howard Ste NEW YORK -- Clear Channel Communications has f ...

  49. Clear Channel Files Stern Countersuit

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Communications has filed a $3 million countersuit against Infinity Broadcasting and Howard Stern's One Twelve Inc. Clear Channel Communications has filed a $3 million countersuit against Infinity Broadcasting and Howard Stern� ...

  50. 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 ...

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