The Week In Review: 10/15 - 10/19

This week’s eQB Cover Story featured RadioBDC PD Paul Driscoll. Following the sale of Modern Rock mainstay WFNX/Boston earlier this year, Driscoll and his airstaff partnered with The Boston Globe’s website to launch a brand-new Internet station on the cutting edge of music and technology. In Programming To Win, Robby Bridges takes a shot at writing his own version of “PD For Dummies.” Question of the Week asks: What rule of life do you professionally live by and who imparted the words of wisdom to you? Plus Hot Shots and the History Page.    [more] 

CBS Radio Meeting With Record Labels For Potential Revenue Agreements
Following the recent revenue agreements with Big Machine and Glassnote, CBS is meeting with labels for similar deals.     [more] 

Clear Channel Announces Multi-Platform Campaign For Taylor Swift's Red
Ryan Seacrest to anchor extensive campaign with exclusive on-air and online album release party for Swift's new album.   [more]

In WSJ Profile, Bob Pittman Pushing To Reinvent Radio
The Wall Street Journal profiles Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman.     [more]

WMG Predicts Revenue Increase In Fiscal Q4
Warner Music Group expects to report between $721-741 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.     [more]

CBS Corp President/CEO Les Moonves Signs Contract Extension
Leslie Moonves inks a five-year agreement, extending his term at CBS through 2017.     [more]

Seacrest Co-Host Ellen K Signs Contract Extension With KIIS/L.A.    [more]

Breeanna Malik Named Market Manager For CCM+E-San Antonio    [more]

Fitch Ratings Affirms Clear Channel's Debt Rating    [more]

Dallas Austin Named Island Records SVP Of A&R     [more]

Arbitron PPM Ratings With Media Monitors Data Now Available Through GfK MRI Granularity Portal     [more]

Arbitron Radio Advisory Council Still Concerned About PPM Sample Sizes    [more]

Internet Piracy Warning System Launching Soon   [more]

In Brief - October 15, 2012
Lineup changes at Hot AC WMTX/Tampa, KSGX (The Brew 104.9)/Seattle adds Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx   [more]

In Brief - October 16, 2012
Cumulus buys WFME/Newark-New York from Harold Camping's Family Stations, APD/MD Andrew Harms exiting KNDD/Seattle, Q102/Philly & KISS 108/Boston announce 2012 Jingle Balls   [more]

In Brief - October 17, 2012
LAVA Records renews partnership with Republic Records, Elvis Duran reaches milestone 50th affiliate, Michael Savage signs on with Cumulus Media Networks, Classic Rock WDTW (106.7 The D)/Detroit names Casey Krukowski as PD  [more]

In Brief - October 18, 2012
Ann McManus named RVP for Cumulus Media's Northeast markets   [more]

In Brief - October 19, 2012
Jingle Ball lineups revealed for Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. & Minneapolis   [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About    [more]

Breaking News
CBS Radio Names Brian McHale SVP/Information Technology
Nielsen Announces Launch of National Television Out-Of-Home Measurement Service
The Atlantic Records New York Team Celebrates Charli XCX
October 20, 2016
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPD’s 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Andrew Berger Named Imaging Director For KPWR/Los Angeles
October 13, 2016
iHeartMedia Chicago Names New Night Show Hosts
Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell Texas Monthly
Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief
Music News
Kings of Leon Earn First #1 Album
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert
Quick Hits: Drake, Depeche Mode
Drake Earns Record-Setting 13 American Music Award Nominations

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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