'Indecent' Content, Kids Programming Land Washington Stations in Hot Water
- The phantom three hours. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/27/96, Vol. 126 Issue 23, p70
Editorial. Discusses the debate on minimum number of hours allotted for children's television programming in the television industry and the US Federal Communications Commission as of May 1996. Compliance with the television broadcasting policy in the event of license renewals by television...
- Kindernets looming on German horizon. Molner, David // Variety;3/6/95, Vol. 358 Issue 5, p60
Reports on the entry of four American television networks specializing in children's programming in Germany. Walt Disney Co.'s joint venture with Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Telediffusion (CLT); Nickelodeon's filing for a broadcast license; ARD's plan of spinning off its own children's network.
- Kidvid headaches. // Advertising Age;2/8/1993, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p20
Comments on the decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold up the license renewals of seven TV stations because they did not conform to the agency's slippery guidelines on increasing educational and informational children's TV. Basis of the agency's decision; Idea of...
- Disney's new targets. Koenderman, Tony // Finweek;5/26/2011, p6
The article reports that Walt Disney Co. is about to launch its second television channel in South Africa. Country manager Christine Service reveals that the channel is popular among children as they see relevant stories on it which they relate to themselves while growing towards adulthood....
- LIGHTING UP LITTLE LEARNERS. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);11/10/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 45, p136
The article reports on the launching of the British children's TV channel CBeebies in Australia. CBeebies is the leading children-oriented TV station in Great Britain, featuring programs made specifically of preschool girls and boys aged six and under. The TV station will be presented by an...
- TERRESTRIAL KID TRIES CABLE TACTICS. Ganesan, Santhi // Variety;9/15/2003, Vol. 392 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the launching of Channel 9, a kid terrestrial TV network in Malaysia in September 2003. Television programs to be launched in the network; Concept of the programs to be broadcast over the network.
- `Tween' time at NBC. Mandese, Joe; Fahey, Alison // Advertising Age;2/10/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p6
This article reports on the plan by the NBC television station to launch an intensive marketing campaign on February 17, 1992, that will promote the repositioning of its Saturday morning kids programming block in the U.S. In so doing, NBC will be moving in on the so-called tween market now...
- Tykes tell tough tales. Clarke, Steve // Variety;9/29/2003, Vol. 392 Issue 7, pA4
Assesses the state of Euro children's television market as of September 2003. Outcome of the increase in children's channels; Primary children's networks; Impetus for the growth in the number of children's television stations in Britain.
- Service growing fast, like its cooing demo. Brennan, Steve // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/20/2007, Vol. 398 Issue 30, p14
The article presents information about the cable and satellite channel called BabyFirstTV. It is a channel for babies upto 3 years old. Following its launch last spring in the U.S. on Dish Network and DirecTV, the baby channel went up in Great Britain in March 2007. The babyservice goes out on...