Comcast pulls reins on program costs

Amdur, Meredith
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/9/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 47, p4
Trade Publication
Reports the plan of Comcast Cable to stop cable programming cost escalation. Intention of Comcast to reduce its programming cost growth rates; Amount to cut from its programming cost; Percentage of program budget to cut.


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