TITLE

Sci Fi unafraid to go big

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Stuart
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;9/12/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 50, TV Season Preview. pA16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the programming strategy of the cable Sci Fi Channel in the U.S. Increase of programming budget; Production of the mini-series 'The Twelve'; Adaptations of several books.
ACCESSION #
10837059

 

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