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- Kids upfront is sorta flat. McClellan, Steve // Broadcasting & Cable;05/01/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p10
Reports on developments related to the television broadcasting industry in the United States as of May 1, 2000. Upfront market for children's television program; Nickelodeon's loss of market share.
- looking for a fight. Schmuckler, Eric // MediaWeek;4/1/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p22
Reports on the competition in children's television programming in the U.S. Ratings of television networks Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network; Criticism against the programs of Nickelodeon; Details on the television programs of Disney Channel; Other television networks competing in children's...
- MEDIA MIX. Mandese, Joe // Advertising Age;3/22/1993, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p29
Presents news briefs on print, electronic and alternative media. ESPN has agreed to buy Ohlmeyer Communications Co.'s sports programming and sales interest. Major cable networks are doing deals with double-digit increases as the 1993-94 upfront kids TV marketplace gets underway. Details.
- Digital: The next frontier. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;02/15/99, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p27
Discusses the increasing number of kids networks that are looking to digital networks as the next best alternative to bringing new network concepts to life in the United States. Disney/ABC's launching of Toon Disney as a digital spinoff of the Disney Channel; Nickelodeon's launching of two...
- Rootin' for Teuton Nick. Meza, Ed // Daily Variety;4/5/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the preparation of Viacom Entertainment Group to reintroduce children's channel Nickelodeon to German television audiences. Merger of the MTV operations of the group with German music broadcaster Viva; Replacement of MTV2 Pop with Nickelodeon in September 2005; Expiration of the deal...
- Will boys ditch toys for Disney cabler? Felankel, Daniel // Variety;2/9/2009, Vol. 413 Issue 12, p13
The author reports that Walt Disney Co. has launched Disney XD, a cable television network whose programs are targeted towards boys ages six to 14 years of age. The author states that the network will feature live action and adventure programming. Competition that the author feels the network...
- BEST IN KID'S TELEVISION; A WALL-TO-WALL TURNAROUND. Kaufman, Jacqueline // Management Review;Nov87, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p12
Describes the success of Geraldine Laybourne, general manager of Nickelodeon, MTV Networks' children's channel. Financial performance of the channel as of November 1987; Description of the channel's programs and how it attracts children to watch; Career history of Laybourne.
- MEDIA CHOICE: CNBC. Leong, Chris // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;6/17/2005, p14
The article focuses on CNBC cable television network, which is showing how a company's work can add to the intangible assets of its clients. It brings in-depth discussion and points of view from a wide spectrum of business opinion leaders. In the mornings, it features Playhouse Disney and...
- New take on old themes for Disney. Smith, Byron // B&T Weekly;12/12/2003, Vol. 53 Issue 2455, p20
In the wacky world of kids' pay TV, Disney Channel is not changing its standards in 2004 just in order to compete with the action-oriented shows on other kids' channels. Because of that Disney attracts a younger audience, but it does rank as the top rating kids channel. Its approach also...