Spanish Broadcasting System

  1. LA's Latino 96.3 FM Switches from Urban to Pop, Shakira Helps Launch Mega Brand

    May 19, 2014 6:57 PM EDT Targeting the millennial generation, executives of Spanish Broadcasting System have rebranded the longtime L.A. urban radio station Latino 96.3 FM to the new pop-based Mega 96.3 FM in hopes of luring the coveted bilingual and bicultural audience. ...

  2. Business Matters: SOPA Delayed, Not Dead, After House Judiciary Committee Session Ends

    December 16, 2011 4:37 PM EST SOPA: Not Dead Yet -- A House Judiciary Committee ended two days of markup on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) on Friday with plans to reconvene on Wednesday. Most of the amendments introduced to the committee were voted down, but the bill's ...

  3. Latin Power Players: Raul Alarcon, Jr.

    August 01, 2011 9:55 PM EDT Raul Alarcón Jr. President/CEO/chairman, Spanish Broadcasting System Few heads of media conglomerates are as actively involved in day-to-day operations as Raul Alarcón Jr., the charismatic president/CEO/chairman of Spanish Broadcasting System. The ...

  4. Arbitron Settles With PPM Coalition

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arbitron's travails with minority broadcasters over its portable people meter ratings system may finally be winding down. Following four months of dialog, Arbitron and the PPM Coalition announced the two have "settled their outstanding d ...

  5. Hispanic Media Outreach for Haiti Unprecedented

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST As horrific images of Haiti flashed across the screens, murmurs of recognition floated through the audience at Univision Network's live celebrity telethon, many people nodding as they recalled disasters in their native countries. To drive the ...

  6. 'Gabriel: Amor Inmortal' Set For DVD Release

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "Gabriel: Amor Inmortal," the Mega TV series starring pop star Chayanne as a vampire, will be out on DVD Feb. 9. The $29.99 boxed set will include all the series' episodes, behind-the-scenes footage and music videos with songs by Ch ...

  7. SBS Launches Debut Digital

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish Broadcasting System launched Monday (July 6) an integrated co-branding package for music artists called Debut Digital. The package allows artists to market their music across SBS' Mega TV Network, 21 radio stations and bilingual Inter ...

  8. Though Hispanics Embrace The Web, Video Content Lags

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The fast-growing Hispanic Web audience has a ravenous appetite for video on the Web. But digital buyers complain of a dearth of content targeted to this group, and say that a huge market exists for the right video purveyor to serve. According to c ...

  9. Billboard To Honor Santana, Daddy Yankee, Alarcon

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of its Latin Music Conference and Awards, Billboard will honor icon Carlos Santana, reggaetón star Daddy Yankee and industry maverick and impresario Raul Alarcón Sr. with special discretionary awards. Sa ...

  10. NYSE Warns Entravision

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Entravision Communications, operator of primarily Spanish-language radio and television stations, has received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that its shares are trading below the average minimum required for listing on the exchange. T ...

  11. SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In response to Wednesday's (Sept. 24) unanimous vote from the New York City Council to call on the FCC to investigate Arbitron's PPM and the electronic ratings system's potential effects on the diversity of radio, the Spanish Radio ...

  12. SBS On Notice By NASDAQ

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hispanic media company Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) received a written deficiency notice from the NASDAQ Stock Market, where SBS trades, stating it was not in compliance with NASDAQ's minimum bid price. SBS stock has traded at below $1.0 ...

  13. Hispanic Radio Groups Unite To Address PPM Issues

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four of the country's major Hispanic radio groups – Entravision Radio, Spanish Broadcasting System, Univision Radio and Border Media Partners – have united to form the Spanish Radio Association, an industry-focused committee that will address ...

  14. Mier Exits New York's Mega

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST R&R has confirmed that George Mier, program director at Spanish Broadcasting System's tropical WSKQ (Mega)/New York, has exited. "It was a mutual parting," SBS VP of programming Pio Ferro told R&R. Tony Luna, who programs La ...

  15. Arbitron To Adopt New Measuring Service

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rolls out 'portable people meter.' Making good on its word to forge ahead with a portable people meter-based radio ratings service, Arbitron announced Tuesday it would begin rolling out PPM ratings to the top 50 markets beginning this Ju ...

  16. Radio One Sits Out HD2 Alliance

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Concerns about the HD2 format allocation process are, so far, keeping radios largest African American operator on the sidelines of the HD Digital Radio Alliance. Concerns about the HD2 format allocation process are, so far, keeping radio’s largest ...

  17. SBS Making TV Debut

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Radio station group Spanish Broadcasting System is broadening its reach into the television sector, unveiling a $37.5 million deal to acquire WDLP-TV and other TV assets serving Miami and South Florid NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Radio sta ...