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Super Bowl solidarity

...Ravens have now for only the second time.And, of course, the Super Bowl has become big business. The cost of advertising time for the broadcast is beyond sky high, at about $4 million for 30 seconds. Because of that, advertisers work hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-02-04/super-bowl-solidarity
Howard Stern claims CBS 'bullying' him

...air, saying it was a legitimate story about the media and helped lead to high ratings for his show and sold-out advertising time. Stern and his lawyers indicated that no lawsuit had been filed yet. CBS declined to make any comment. Stern held...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/01/ent_62495.shtml
Things to Do
Pro football now a friend to NBC

...of the football package on Sunday afternoons. The Sunday night package gives NBC four hours to sell prime-time advertising time, which costs more than it does in the afternoon. The Sunday games will start shortly after 8 p.m. on the East...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/25/tel_451344.shtml
Television
"Friends" ads are the Super Bowl of commercial time

...ABC. "This is one of those rare media events," said Charlie Rutman, president of Carat USA, a major buyer of advertising time for large companies. "It's a program that has captured a generation and a lifestyle for 10 years. It's become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/tel_414756.shtml
Television
The king of Thursday night is expanding his empire

...congruent with my passions." He's also an adept businessman. For "The Contender," Burnett reportedly bought advertising time from NBC at a reduced rate - which he can later sell for a profit - and secured merchandising rights. He also arranges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/29/tel_410414.shtml
Television
Are television fans getting sick of the Osbournes?

...business model relies on quick sensations that burn out fast. Keeshan also points out that his clients that bought advertising time on "The Osbournes" are still happy. After the current 10-episode season ends, another set of shows are planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/27/liv_366804.shtml
Life & style
Study: television clutter rate at all-time high

...commercials that are stuffed into an hour, the less chance their particular message will be remembered by viewers. The advertising time continues to increase, but so slowly that many viewers don't really notice, said one expert, Marc Goldstein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/ent_335443.shtml
Things to Do
From CNN to a new frontier: SPACE.com

...backing, raising $50-million in February and inking a deal with NBC parent General Electric that gives it cash and advertising time. And it has a game plan to grow quickly with a new magazine debuting this month and several pending acquisitions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/14/tec_295422.shtml
XXX Technology
Pep Boys pulls sponsorship of IRL

...the audience. But Nation said Joyce Julius and Associates Inc., a Michigan firm that tracks the amount of free advertising time a company gets on televised events, determined Pep Boys this year received more than $20 million in value through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/04/oth_276640.shtml
Other sports
CBS to pay for users on new site

...of the investment as venture capitalists sink funds into the endeavor. CBS also is contributing $70 million in advertising time for the site on its TV network, which will announce the winners. In addition to links to popular sites, the iWon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/06/bus_271851.shtml
Business