Tabloider planning cable net

LaPorte, Nicole
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/9/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 47, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the plan of tabloid empire American Media to expand its business to television in the U.S. Intention to develop a cable network; Emphasis of the cable network on celebrity coverage; Assertion that no timelines or programming specifics have been decided.


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