Thursday, August 22, 2019

TRUMP PULLS OUT AS MODERATOR OF REPUBLICAN DEBATE

December 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After all but two of the Republican presidential candidates had pulled out of the Dec. 27 Newsmax/ION debate that was to have been moderated by Donald Trump, Trump himself has now dropped out. On Monday he had told Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart that the other candidates had informed him that they would participate in […]

HOLLYWOOD NEWS SERVICE TO LAUNCH ON ION

August 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s a new entrant into the crowded field of Hollywood news reporting on TV. The Wall Street Journal reported today (Wednesday) that Jay Penske’s PMC media company, which owns Nikki Finke’s Deadline.com, is teaming with the ION Television network to produce short-form features on topics ranging from celebrity scandals to box-office reporting that will air […]

BROADCASTERS FORM CONSORTIUM TO PRODUCE, DISTRIBUTE MOBILE CONTENT

April 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Some of broadcasting’s biggest players, including the Fox and NBC networks as well as ION Television (partially owned by NBC), Cox Media Group, Gannett Broadcasting, Belo, Media General, Meredith, Post-Newsweek, Raycom, and Hearst Television, have agreed to form a consortium to develop programming for mobile phones. The venture would use spectrum that the broadcasters abandoned […]