Morning Headlines for 5/29/13


EDITOR'S  NOTE: Beginning this morning, there will be two editions of Headlines each weekday, morning and evening, as long as there are items of interest to share.

Woo Hoo! ‘Simpsons’ Theme Park Coming to Universal Orlando
Forget any talk of Oregon. Now it seems the Simpsons’ home is in Florida. Universal Studios has announced that our favorite Springfieldians are expanding their reach at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. [Variety]

Journal Communications Names Turner VP
Journal Communications on Tuesday named Debbie Turner, president-GM of the company’s CBS affiliate WTVF NewsChannel5 in Nashville, was named a new vice president of the company at the annual meeting of shareholders on May 7. [TVNewsCheck]

Court Overturns FCC Order For Comcast To Take Tennis Channel Off Sports Tier
The U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. shot down the FCC’s ruling last year that would have required Comcast to take Tennis Channel off of an extra-fee sports tier so it could compete more equally with the cable giant’s Golf Channel and NBC Sports Network. [Deadline]

Arbitron Alleges Saga’s Milwaukee Operations Illegally Used its Ratings
rbitron has filed suit against Saga Communications in United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging the company’s Milwaukee stations illegally used its rating for both sales and programming decisions as well as for a bonus structure. [RadioInfo]

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