Hit Entertainment, Barney's new keeper, plans a $6 million promo campaign, 16 new toys and a 70-city stage tour to accompany 20 new Barney & Friends episodes on PBS, the New York Times reports. Barney's audiences today are half of their 1996-97 size.
The FCC dismissed some applications for noncommercial stations and translators Friday. The dismissed applicants failed to supply required updates to earlier applications, the agency says. (PDF, .doc, .txt.)