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- S.F. station fined for excess ads. Wharton, Dennis // Variety;10/9/95, Vol. 360 Issue 10, p28
A San Francisco, California, television station has been fined $40,000 by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for allegedly airing too many commercials during children's programming hours. KBHK-TV, a UPN affiliate owned by Chris-Craft Industries, exceeded the kidvid...
- TV Shows Are full-Length Ads, Group Alleges. Currence, Cindy // Education Week;10/19/1983, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p13
The article reports on the complaint filed by advocacy group Action for Children's Television with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission charging that program-length commercials violate commission regulations in Boston, Massachusetts. The complaint filed is based on the regulations...
- Fewer hours to sell in kids upfront. Friedman, Wayne; Goetzl, David // Electronic Media;3/4/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p20
Reports the impact of marketer consolidation on kids television upfront advertising market. Requirements in the achievement of an upfront market; Effects of advertiser consolidation on kids upfront market; Expectations of a limited upfront market in the kids front.
- Renewed limits urged for ads on kiddie TV shows. // Marketing News;9/25/87, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p19
The article reports on the need for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to set limitation on advertising in children's television programs according to Peggy Charren, head of the Action for Children's Television. Democrat Representative Al Swift of Washington criticizes toy...
- FCC tightens rules on when kids' TV show is really a commercial. // Marketing News;5/13/1991, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p1
The article focuses on the rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission, according to which some of the popular children television shows would be considered as commercials if replicas of their characters were advertised during the program. Under the new guidelines issued by the FCC...
- RIDING THE WAVE. Brennan, Steve // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;04/04/2000, Vol. 326 Issue 24, pC-3
Discusses the inability of the advertiser pool to keep up with the growth of television programming for children in the United States and worldwide. Decrease in prices being paid for programming; Downward trend in license fees; Demand for older product which might previously have been difficult...
- FCC Cites Nick, ABC Family. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;10/25/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p8
Reports on the actions taken by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission against the violation of children's television advertising rules committed by Viacom and International Family Entertainment. Number of excess 30-seconder advertising spots telecast by Viacom for Nickelodeon; Cost of the...
- Upfront ad buyers reshuffle dollars. Gelman, Morrie // Broadcasting & Cable;8/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 34, p25
Reports on the growth in upfront advertising sales for children's television in the United States in as of fall 1996. Estimates for the 1996-97 season; Advertising sales of various networks; Gainers in syndicated children's programming; Assessment of the strength of the children's market.
- Kids upfront breaks toward double digits. McClellan, Steve // Broadcasting & Cable;02/03/97, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p52
Reports on a strong demand for the children's television upfront advertising sales market in the United States. Forecast of double-digit gains; Nickelodeon's share of advertising sales; Efforts of television networks to boost their children's program ratings.