(Variety) Nexstar Media Group, the nation’s largest owner of TV stations, plans to overhaul the primetime lineup of the WGN America cable channel with the launch of a three-hour nightly national newscast. Click here to read more.
(Wall Street Journal) Cable channel WGN America is shifting its prime-time programming to news from entertainment, pitching itself as a just-the-facts alternative to the big cable-news networks. Click here to read more.
(MediaPost) Nexstar Digital, a unit of TV broadcast group Nexstar Media Group, has struck a deal multiyear deal with Mediaocean, the dominant ad-tech buying system for accessing TV network/station inventory. Click here to read more.
(Broadcasting & Cable) Nexstar Media’s Nexstar Digital said it made a multi-year deal with Mediaocean that will put Nexstar’s OTT, digital video, display, streaming audio and linear broadcast advertising inventory on Mediaocean’s Spectra platform, which is used by media buyers. Click here to read more.
(Bloomberg) The ranks of well-funded political hopefuls vying for the nation’s top office is poised to benefit the local broadcast industry in a year set to reach record levels. But one of the nation’s regional television station operators stands to reap the most. Click here for more info.
(TVNewsCheck) Nielsen and Nexstar Media Group today announced a multi-year agreement whereby Nielsen will provide a comprehensive suite of measurement services for all broadcast and cable entities across Nexstar Media Group including 197 local television stations and digital subchannels in 115 markets, and national ratings for cable entertainment network WGN America and digital network, Antenna […]
(Radio + Television Business Report) There will be no loss of access to Nielsen’s suite of measurement services for the nation’s biggest operator of broadcast TV stations, and the company behind digital multicast offering Antenna TV and cable TV network WGN America. Click here to read more.
(Broadcasting & Cable) Nexstar Media Group said it signed a multi-year deal with Nielsen. Click here to read more.
(RobertFeder.com) Overshadowed by news of the morning-drive shakeup Friday at Nexstar Media WGN 720-AM was the appointment of the first female general manager in the 95-year history of the news/talk station. Click here to read more.
(Kiplinger) One thing nearly everyone can agree on about the past decade is that it has been very, very good for stock market investors. The Russell 1000 large-company index, which tracks the 1,000 biggest U.S. stocks by market value, has gained roughly 252% since the start of the 2010s, including reinvested dividends. Click here to […]