Morning Headlines — 7/29/13


In a major shakeup for the radio industry, Cumulus Media, the second-biggest broadcaster in the country, is planning to drop both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its stations at the end of the year, an industry source told POLITICO on Sunday. [POLITICO]


Diginets Reflect TV's Past, Drive Its Future
Multicasting is a growing component of many TV stations' top lines. It's estimated that diginets are delivering at least $200 million in revenue a year. With continued investment, multicasting could be the next great revenue stream. [TVNEWSCHECK COMMENTARY]

Fox Cable Network to Launch in Netherlands
The international networks arm of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said on Friday that it will launch a general entertainment channel using the Fox name in the Netherlands on Aug. 19. [THR]


'Wheel of Fortune' Director Mark Corwin Dies at 65
Mark Corwin, the Emmy-winning director of Wheel of Fortune who helmed more that 2,000 episodes of the game show since 1999, died Thursday of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 65. [THR]

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