Spanish Broadcasting System

  1. 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 ...

  2. Mega Links With DirectTV

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami-based television station Mega TV has signed a contract to become an exclusive channel on DirectTV. Beginning Oct. 17, Mega's programming will be available on the satellite television service provider, via its DirectTV Más platform. Mega ...

  3. WMGE/Miami Has A New PD

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rogelio Alfonso has been named PD of Clear Channel Radio's Latin rhythm WMGE (Mega)/Miami. He replaces Frank Walsh, who exited the station in April. Alfonso previously programmed SBS's pop WRMA (Romance)/Miami and served as MD for the co ...

  4. Morning Hosts Santos, Ferrero Back On Air

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Enrique Santos and Joe Ferrero, who quit the "El Vacilon De La Manana" morning show on Spanish Broadcasting System's tropical WXDJ (El Zol)/Miami live on the air on March 5, are back. The duo have signed a five-year, multimillion-do ...

  5. SBS Sues Radio Host Jimenez

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has sued radio personality Luis Jimenez, alleging that the former host of New York's top-rated "El Vacilon de la Manana" solicited members of his ensemble cast to leave the show with him before he s ...

  6. Radio Host Turns Self Over To LAPD, Released On $50,000 Bail

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Syndicated radio talk show host Renan Almendarez Coello turned himself in to Los Angeles police Jan. 3. He was under investigation for alleged criminal threats toward his wife and a police officer on New Year's Day, according to the LAPD. Alm ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Miami's WXDJ Makes Radio History

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hispanic-formatted station is top biller. Spanish Broadcasting System’s WXDJ Miami (El Zol 95) has made radio history as the first Hispanic-formatted radio station to become the top biller in a major market. SBS said this morning that El Zol 95 ha ...

  10. SBS Radio To Launch TV Channel

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Mega-TV' coming in January. Radio network SBS will launch its own TV channel on January, 2006. Sources say “Mega-TV” will feature both musical and non-musical programming that will tie in with other SBS properties and radio shows. Other ...

  11. Tanner Exits Spanish Broadcast Systems

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will now devote himself full time to consulting. After a five-year stint at Spanish Broadcasting Systems, the country's second largest Spanish language radio network, Bill Tanner has left his post as VP of programming. In a statement, Tanner ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. KXOL Responds To Suit With Tower Move

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish Broadcasting System reggaeton/hip-hop KXOL Los Angeles is in the process of relocating to a new tower site. NASHVILLE -- Spanish Broadcasting System reggaeton/hip-hop KXOL Los Angeles is in the process of relocating to a new tower site. Th ...

  14. Emmis Radio Sues Competing Broadcaster

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Emmis Radio filed a lawsuit May 31 against KXOL-FM "Latino 96.3" after the station flipped its Spanish-language format to reggaeton and English-language hip-hop, allegedly competing with Emmis' Los An NEW YORK -- Emmis Radio filed a ...

  15. Infinity Flips WHFS To Spanish

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a surprising move, Infinity Radio has converted 20-year modern rock bastion WHFS Washington, D.C., to Spanish, as "El Zol" 99.1. The station will play a mixture of salsa, merengue and bachata, targ In a surprising move, Infinity Radio ...

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