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While TV news has seen audience declines across many age categories, the biggest losses are with younger viewers.
Boosted by the fifth-highest winning record in the 30-team NBA, the team has seen home attendance rise 4.6 percent and TV ratings climb 6 percent, compared with this time last year.
The frenzy of deal-making inevitably leads to speculation about the future of WTHR-TV Channel 13—which, incredibly, has been under the ownership of the same family—the Wolfes of Columbus, Ohio—since 1975.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he stands by his agency’s decision to send Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s acquisition of Tribune Media Co. to an administration hearing.
The 30 percent drop is likely due to a combination of a relatively non-competitive game and its airing on a cable network instead of CBS, which showed last year’s game.
More and more viewers are plowing through a streaming network series’ full season in less than 24 hours after the release of those episodes.
A Scripps official flew in Monday to inform the WRTV staff of Larry Blackerby’s firing and his interim replacement.
While the NFL’s TV ratings as a whole this season are getting sacked for a sizable loss, the Indianapolis Colts have escaped the big hit.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA on Tuesday announced an eight-year, $8.8 billion extension of its March Madness deal with CBS Sports and the Turner Broadcasting System.
The 77-74 thriller that ended with a three-point shot at the buzzer attracted 17.8 million total viewers on TNT, TBS and TruTv. That’s down from the 28.3 million who tuned in to the men’s college basketball title game a year ago.
WISH’s Les Vann and WTTV/WXIN’s Kerri Cavanaugh received high-profile industry awards as their stations made major changes in 2015.
Next March's move from Indianapolis is intended to raise the profile of the session with more media exposure for the selection process.
The Aug. 2 broadcast of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio drew 660,000 viewers, making it the most watched IndyCar race on NBC Sports Network since the open-wheel series signed its deal with the cable channel in 2008.