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Complete Television, Radio & Cable Industry Guide

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Complete Television, Radio & Cable Industry Guide is the go-to source for station data and industry contacts in the U.S. and Canadian television, radio and cable marketplace.  It is the source that media executives, programming managers, and libraries across the country have relied on for up-to-date information for more than seven decades.

In print for more than seven decades as Broadcasting Yearbook and more recently, Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook, this new edition of Complete Television, Radio & Cable Industry Guide offers immediate access to up-to-date data on over 20,000 company/station listings and over 72,000 executives.

This title includes eight major sections, with the "big three" - television, radio, and cable - arguably the most detailed and significant. More than just call letters, this guide includes professional services from producers and engineers to equipment manufacturers and legal services, plus those who consult and advocate for this diverse industry.

  • Industry Overview
  • Television Stations in the U.S. and Canada
  • Cable Stations in the U.S. and Canada
  • Radio Stations in the U.S. and Canada
  • Group Ownership
  • Programming Services
  • Technological Solutions
  • Brokers and Professional Services
  • Associations, Events, Education & Awards
  • Laws & Regulation
  • Government Agencies

This section starts with statistics that include ranking data, followed by detailed listings of national and regional networks, and group owners. TV stations are arranged by DMA (Designated Market Area). This is followed by informative lists such as TV stations by call letters, and by digital and virtual channels.

This section starts with a statistical summary followed by detailed listings of national and regional radio networks, and group owners, all with key contact names. Listings are arranged by state license, then city within the state. This is followed by information on international radio, satellite radio, and call letters listed by AM, FM, and frequency.

This section starts with a variety of updated statistics on U.S. cable programming, followed by detailed listings of national and regional cable networks, with separate section for cable sports.

Technical Equipment and Services
Includes current, comprehensive information on those who provide services, material, and equipment to the industry.

Professional Services and More
Includes listings of employment services, technical consultants, legal services, and talent agents. There is a separate section on associations, trade shows, and vocational schools.

This level of detail would be difficult and time-consuming to find without this handy, comprehensive resource.

The Complete Television, Radio & Cable Industry Guide brings the entire universe of important radio and television contacts into one convenient resource.  The directory is the most detailed, comprehensive and current broadcasting reference source available, it saves hours of research time and provides the most comprehensive industry data on the U.S. and Canadian Television, Radio and Cable industries.


Buyers of the print directory get one year of free online access, for even faster, easier access to this vast array of information. With online access, users can search by DMA, state and city of license, population served, group ownership, type of station, and so much more,  Visit the site or call (800) 562-2139 to set up a free trial of the Online Database.

Many of our directories are available in a database format that you can download into your own spreadsheet or database software. Using this downloadable database you can print out mailing labels, segment the database by geographic area for your sales team, print out prospect sheets and much more. Plus, you can customize the database to meet your own specific search criteria.

Click on the here to download a datacard. Datacards outline pricing and ways in which you can segment the database. Contact our list manager at or (800) 562-2139 x118 for up-to-the-minute counts or for more information.

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Pub. Date: December 2018
Softcover: 1640 pages
ISBN: 978-1-68217-784-6
Price: $350
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