Evening Headlines — 7/18/13

Still no signal on White House GOP nominee for FCC
President Barack Obama nominated Tom Wheeler as FCC chairman months ago, but the White House still hasn’t named a GOP candidate for the FCC’s other open slot. With Republicans still insisting both nominees move together, the Senate very likely doesn’t have enough time to confirm two commissioners before its August break. [Politico]

Vieira Readying Her Return To The Daily Fray
With a resume that includes NBC’s Today, ABC’s The View and Disney-ABC’s Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Meredith Vieira is a TV veteran. Her next challenge will be a little different: hosting a daily syndicated talk show from NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution. With a launch set for fall 2014, she talks about what it's like getting back into the game, what her show will be like, who else is on board and keeping costs for the show and expectations for its performance down to earth. [TVNewsCheck]

Fox News parts ways with Liz Cheney after Senate run launched
Fox News has parted ways with Liz Cheney, the eldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, after her announcement that she will challenge incumbent U.S. senator and fellow Republican Mike Enzi in Wyoming, a spokeswoman for the network said. [Reuters]

Arbitron Sees Growth In Public Radio News/Talk Audience
Arbitron has released a new study, Public Radio Today 2013, showing that News and Talk radio stations delivered more than half of public radio's listening in 2012. [All Access]


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