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2009-09-30 17:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of four radio stations in Portland, Ore., KINK-FM, KUPL-FM, KUFO-FM and KCMD-AM, to Alpha Broadcasting for $40 million in cash. About CBS Corporation CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of...

2009-05-05 09:30:00

New Unit Combines CBS RADIO Online Assets and Last.fm to Give People More Content and Community Around Their Favorite Music Industry-Leading Music Group Will Drive Increased Audience Share and Revenue Opportunities for the Company David Goodman Appointed President of the New Group NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced today the establishment of the CBS Interactive Music Group. The new business unit within CBS Interactive brings together...

2009-04-01 08:51:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS RADIO today announced it has completed its deal with Clear Channel Communications, Inc. to swap five mid-size market radio stations for two large market stations, moving forward in its strategy of divesting mid-size market stations to focus on large markets. In the trade, Clear Channel has obtained CBS RADIO's KBKS-FM (Seattle), WQSR-FM (Baltimore), KXJM-FM and KLTH-FM (Portland, Ore.), and KQJK-FM (Sacramento, Calif.). In return, CBS RADIO...

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2009-02-11 10:55:30

Months after the merger that created the satellite radio company Sirius XM, mounting debt has forced the company to hire advisers to prepare for a possible bankruptcy filing, the New York Times reported. While the bankruptcy isn't likely to affect service for Sirius XM's 20 million subscribers, high-priced talents like Howard Stern and Martha Stewart's contracts may be terminated. Capital IQ said with over $5 billion in assets, Sirius XM would be the second-largest Chapter 11 filing so far...

2008-12-15 08:15:00

Deal Furthers the Company's Strategy to Divest Mid-Size Market Stations and Focus on Large Markets NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS RADIO today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Clear Channel Communications, Inc. to swap five mid-size market radio stations for two large market stations, moving forward in its strategy of divesting mid-size market stations to focus on large markets. The swap satisfies U.S. Department of Justice conditions placed on its...

2008-01-07 18:00:15

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacques Tortoroli has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MTV Networks, (MTVN), a unit of Viacom , it was announced today by Judy McGrath, Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks. Tortoroli, who will continue to be based in New York, was formerly Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Viacom. He will assume his new position in early March in order to transition his existing Viacom responsibilities. (Photo:...

2006-03-28 22:38:27

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. CEO Mel Karmazin said Tuesday it was "scary" paying huge amounts to secure Howard Stern, the NFL, NASCAR and other high-profile programming, but still well worth it. "It's scary how much they cost, but I would rather have them and find a way to make money with them rather than compete against them," Karmazin said at the Sports Business Journal's annual World Congress of Sports event. Stern's deal is worth...

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2005-12-09 17:56:57

New York -- For Dan McLain of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, there was a compelling reason to buy a satellite radio receiver: shock jock Howard Stern's looming move off the traditional airwaves. "It's just a show I enjoy. I'm a listener and my wife's a listener," he said. On Jan. 9, Sirius Satellite Radio is set to boast the arrival of its biggest on-air personality yet in Stern. While consumers may be tempted to sign up for Sirius or larger rival XM based on ever-expanding programming lineups,...

2005-10-29 18:32:49

By Bram Teitelman NEW YORK (Billboard) - Infinity Broadcasting's preparations for the imminent departure of franchise morning host Howard Stern could leave rock music radio a collateral casualty. To soften the blow of Stern's December 16 exit from terrestrial radio, Infinity has changed the format of some of the 27 stations that carry him. Of the 12 rock stations that featured Stern in the morning, three are flipping to talk or the Jack format, which uses no DJs and a random,...

2005-10-25 10:31:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc.'s Infinity Broadcasting will call on David Lee Roth, the former lead singer of Van Halen, as well as comedians Adam Carolla and Jimmy Kimmel to replace departing radio shock jock Howard Stern, it said on Tuesday. The announcement comes less than two months before Stern's final broadcast on Infinity, which broadcasts the popular and controversial radio program on 27 of its radio stations across the country. Stern is set to join Sirius Satellite Radio...


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