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- 'Farscape' Latest Series to Bite Dust. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;9/16/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p3
Reports the demise of the television program 'Farscape' at the Sci Fi Channel in the U.S. Decline of the Farscape on ratings performance; Implication of the cancellation of the program on the two year contract with the channel; Average rating of the fourth and fifth series of Farscape.
- It's bonny Hammer time. McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;06/19/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 26, p49
Profiles Bonnie Hammer, executive vice president and general manager of the Sci-Fi Channel cable television network. Career history; Hammer's programming credits; Notable works on cable television.
- Aliens Among Us. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;4/12/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 15, p12
Provides an update on the programs being developed by Sci Fi Channel in its effort to seize audience share as of April 12, 2004. Type of shows being looked for by the channel according to network's president Bonnie Hammer; Total number of Sci Fi subscribers; Series being developed by Sci Fi.
- Sci Fi goes out on its own. McAdams // Broadcasting & Cable;12/06/99, Vol. 129 Issue 50, p44
Reports on the separation of the Sci Fi Channel from USA Networks with the appointment of Bonnie Hammer as executive vice president and general manager. Talk shows as one of the maiden projects of Hammer for Sci Fi; Use of more cross-network marketing and programming to boost the channel's...
- 'STARGATE' ENDS VOYAGE. Dempsey, John; Fridrz, Ben // Daily Variety;8/22/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 35, p5
The article discusses the end of the longest running television series "Stargate: SG-l," on Sci Fi Channel. Ratings for the series' original runs had fallen off from 2.55 million viewers during January 21-March 25, 2005, to 1.95 million during July 14-Aug. 18, 2006. The Executive Vice President...
- Season 10 for 'Stargate SG-1' // Multichannel News;10/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p20
Reports on several television programs that were commissioned by Sci Fi Channel in the U.S. in 2005. Significance of the television programs to Sci Fi; Increase in the ratings of the television program "Stargate SG-1"; Number of viewers of the television program "Stargate Atlantis" according to...
- SCI FI NET FLIES ON FRIDAY. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;7/19/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 11, p5
This article reports that the cable television network Sci Fi Channel delivered stratospheric primetime ratings for the season premieres of its July 15, 2005 lineup of scripted series of television programs "Stargate SG-1," "Stargate Atlantis," and "Battlestar Galactica." "Galactica," beginning...
- DANDY DEBUTS. // Broadcasting & Cable;6/24/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 26, p16
Focuses on the rating of the television shows of Court TV in the U.S. Investigation of crimes; Percentage of the rating for the premiere series; Improvement of the cable show.
- Cable Ratings Sagged in August, But Lifetime Soared. Larson, Megan // MediaWeek;9/3/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 32, p5
Reports the business status of the cable networks as of August 2001 in the U.S. Effect of the negative ratings on the station's programming; Increase on the rating of the prime time programs; Impact of prime time programs on households.