Daily business briefing: Rams rank near bottom in TV market

January 16, 2014 

According to the local TV market, support of the St. Louis Rams was among the lowest last season. The St. Louis Business Journal cites a report from the Sports Business Daily that revealed the team ranked 28th for average TV market rating in 2013 among the 32 NFL teams. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

***

Charter Communications has approached Comcast Corp. about teaming up in an effort to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., the St. Louis Business Journal reports. Time Warner recently rejected Charter's initial takeover bid of $61 billion. Find out more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

***

The Chuck. E. Cheese restaurant chain is under new ownership. The company has been acquired by an Apollo Global Management affiliate for about $950 million. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

***

Fewer Americans are seeking unemployment benefits. The nation's total fell 2,000 last week. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

Belleville News-Democrat is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service