TITLE

Howe Takes Sci Fi Reins

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the contributions of general manager David Howe to Sci Fi Channel. Background on the management of the science-fiction cable network; Career background of Howe; Comment from USA Network president Bonnie Hammer; Viewership rating of Sci Fi Channel's "Stargate" and "Steven Spielberg Presents Taken" programs.
ACCESSION #
13832376

 

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