Willing to pay up, cable dominates telepic arena

Martin, Denise
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/25/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 37, pA4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the increasing investments of cable operators on television-motion pictures. Prestige of Emmy nominations; Competition in the network world; Nominees of the television-motion picture category.


Related Articles

  • Basic cable stakes telepic terrain. Bernstein, Paula // Daily Variety;6/14/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 49, pA4 

    Focuses on nominations being sought by cable television networks in the United States for their made-for-television movies and miniseries in the 2004 Emmy Awards. Reasons of cable television networks in the continued production of original movies; Sales strategies for the programs; Efforts of...

  • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT.  // Daily Variety;6/14/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 49, pA8 

    Lists the made-for-television movies and miniseries being considered for the 2004 Emmy Awards in the United States. "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself"; "Bad Apple"; "The Book of Ruth"; "The Lion in Winter"; "Angels in America"; "Battlestar Galactica"; "The Reagans."

  • Competish tries to clip 'Angels' wings. Cohen, David S. // Daily Variety;6/14/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 49, pA1 

    Analyzes the competition faced by the HBO miniseries "Angels in America" in the 2004 Emmy Awards. Expected dominant nominations to be received by the television program; Claims on the arrogance of HBO regarding the success of the series; Competition to be faced by the television program from...

  • Broadcasters face long odds for longform nods. Frankel, Daniel // Daily Variety;6/14/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 49, pA1 

    Analyzes the speculations on the possible failure of major television networks such as CBS to get Emmy award nominations for their programs in the longform categories in 2004. Nominations being expected by CBS for its made-for-television movies "The Blackwater Lightship" and "The Book of Ruth";...

  • The Reel Story: A Telepic Boom. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;2/24/2003 Supplement, Vol. 24, p6B 

    Focuses on the success of several reality-based television movies aired on various television networks in 2002. Rating of the reality television movie 'Monte Walsh' broadcast on cable television network Turner Network Television; Record set by the television movie 'Taken' broadcast on Sci Fi...

  • Primetime EMMY Nominations.  // Daily Variety;7/15/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 9, p14 

    The article presents information on television programs, made-for-television movies and actors nominated for Emmy Awards. Some of the television programs are "Arrested Development," Desperate Housewives," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "The Lost Prince," and "Empire Falls." Some of the movies are...

  • HBO sees riches in movie niches. Lowry, Brian // Variety;9/13/2010, Vol. 420 Issue 5, p15 

    The author offers opinions on television broadcasting finance related to the production of made-for-television motion pictures. Complaints by television executives that the domination of the Emmy Awards for made-for-television movies by films produced and broadcast by the subscription television...

  • FILMS ROLL ON TEUTONIC TUBE. Meza, Ed // Variety;9/12/2005, Vol. 400 Issue 4, p26 

    This article focuses on the growth of demands for television films in Germany. After years of reality show addiction, German TV is embracing movies again. In September 2005, NBC Universal and Tele Munchen are launching free-TV movie channels in response to popular demand. NBC Universal's Das...

  • Hallmark Channel.  // Advertising Age;5/19/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 20, pC52 

    The article presents a profile on cable television network, the Hallmark Channel and its programming as of May 2003. It is the fastest-growing basic cable network. The audience growth has consistently outpaced strong distribution gains. The network's original world premiere movie "Love Comes...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics