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
Report: Most See P1 Station Like A Friend
Greater Media Collects 200,000 Bottles of Water For South Carolina Flood Victims
October 8, 2015
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Music News
Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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