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  • Dow Finishes Down 104, Nasdaq Edges Up 7
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    It was a mixed finish for U.S. stock indexes Thursday. Losses in banks and retailers and consumer products makers offset gains in health care stocks, technology companies and elsewhere in the market as investors weighed new data showing retail sales slumped in December amid a disappointing holiday shopping season. The post Dow Finishes Down 104, Nasdaq Edges Up 7 appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Amazon Dumps Plans For NYC Headquarters
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    The stunning withdrawal that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city was a serious blow to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who had lobbied intensely to land the project, competing against more than 200 other metropolitan areas across the continent that were practically tripping over each other to offer incentives to Amazon in a fierce bidding war it openly stoked. The post Amazon Dumps Plans For NYC Headquarters appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • FNC Names Michael Tammero SVP, Entertainment Host
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    The post FNC Names Michael Tammero SVP, Entertainment Host appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • CBC Taps Grass Valley For IP Playout
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Grass Valley is selected by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. to provide technical systems for its new Maison de Radio-Canada broadcast center in Montreal, due to open in 2020.  It will handle more than 100 TV, radio and web channels. The post CBC Taps Grass Valley For IP Playout appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Nickelodeon Plans ‘SpongeBob’ Spinoffs
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    The post Nickelodeon Plans ‘SpongeBob’ Spinoffs appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • ‘Psych’ Movie Gets A Sequel On USA
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    The post ‘Psych’ Movie Gets A Sequel On USA appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • Gizmodo Assets Pulling Down Univision
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Univision is acknowledging the financial weakness of the Gizmodo Media Group digital media assets the company has purchased over the last few years, including the former Gawker Media Group publications it picked up in the summer of 2016. The company reported that the assets lost $32.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. The post Gizmodo Assets Pulling Down Univision appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • CNBC Names Colarusso Business News SVP
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Former Reuters executive editor of digital Dan Colarusso is tapped to be the cable news channel's new senior vice president of business news. Colarusso will report directly to CNBC Chairman Mark Hoffman, and will be working closely with svp and executive editor of CNBC digitalJay Yarow, as well as CNBC SVP of international news and programmingJohn Casey. The post CNBC Names Colarusso Business News SVP appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • FCC Eliminates Broadcast EEO Report Filings
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    The FCC gave a rather significant Valentine’s Day gift to broadcasters, eliminating the requirement that larger radio and television stations submit the EEO Mid-Term Report (FCC Form 397) at the midpoint of their license terms.  While the FCC will continue to conduct EEO mid-term reviews, it determined that filing the EEO Mid-Term Report was no longer necessary, as most of the information required for an EEO mid-term review is already available in a broadcaster’s Online Public Inspection File. The post FCC Eliminates Broadcast EEO Report Filings appeared first on TV News Check. […]

  • ‘Masked Singer’ Winning Streak Continues
    by Mark Miller on February 14, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    The Masked Singer continued its strong run on Fox Wednesday, finishing more than a full ratings point ahead of its closest competition in the adults 18-49 demographic. The singing competition delivered a 2.4 rating in the demo, up from 2.2 last week, and has now led seven straight Wednesdays in adults 18-49. The post ‘Masked Singer’ Winning Streak Continues appeared first on TV News Check. […]