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- Population explosion. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;09/14/98, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p27
Focuses on increase in children cable television programming in the United States. Reference to the launch of Fox Broadcasting Company's Family Channel; Plans of Nickelodeon cable network to launch a trio of digital-tier networks in January of 1999; Expansion of the Discovery Kids and Learning...
- Spinoffs tackle new survival strategies. Grillo, Jean Bergantini // Daily Variety;06/08/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 5, pA11
Focuses on digital cable television networks that are subsidiaries of well-known children's cable networks such as the Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Fox Family and Walt Disney. Advantages and disadvantages of digital content creation; Cartoon Network's launch of Boomerang; Nickelodeon's launch...
- Discovery shuttles into NBC kids slot. Whitney, Daisy // Electronic Media;3/18/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p14
Focuses on the replacement of Discovery Kids of the NBC Saturday morning kids time slot in the U.S. Benefits of the deal; Cancellation of the production of kids show by major networks; Features of the show.
- Nick opens strong in bid for kids from 8-9 p.m. Dempsey, John // Variety;09/07/98, Vol. 372 Issue 4, p24
Presents updates on some of the television programs produced by Nickelodeon for children. Percentage of increase of the programs' ratings; Rival programs of the shows.
- Disney kicks off new shows. Marchand, Nolan // Broadcasting & Cable;04/05/99, Vol. 129 Issue 14, p33
Reports on cable television network Disney Channel's launching of a series of programs for children ages nine to 11.
- Playing in the `Attic'. RB // Broadcasting & Cable;9/12/94, Vol. 124 Issue 37, p24
Reports on Americana Television Network's planned launching of the `Kid Vid Block' Saturday morning block of programming for children. Inclusion of the television program `Grandma's Attic.'
- Nickelodeon bolsters commitment to preschoolers. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;3/30/94, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p6
Reports on Nickelodeon cable channel's plan to develop shows for preschool children. Deal with Jim Henson Productions to create new shows and characters for `Nick Jr.'; Alice Cahn as director of children's programming for PBS; New shows on fall 1994.
- An offer they couldn't refuse. Walley, Wayne // Electronic Media;9/02/96, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p4
Reports on free educational children's programming offered by cable television's WAM! America's Kidz Network. Acceptance of offer by television stations owned by Silver King Communications; Titles of other children's shows being offered by WAM!.
- Crying for attention above rivals' squall. Snyder, Beth // Crain's New York Business;11/16/98, Vol. 14 Issue 46, p48
Focuses on cable television network Nickelodeon's efforts to hold on to its advertising revenue. Increased competition in the children's television market; Formation of a branding campaign; Agreement with television network Telemundo to offer two hours of shows in Spanish.