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- The FCC, cable franchising and Commissioner Adelstein. Krauss, Jeffrey // CED;Feb2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p42
The author reflects on the reactions of Democratic Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on the rules adopted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He says that the rules will offer benefits to the telephone companies that acquire much of the jurisdiction of Local cable TV Franchising...
- Adelstein Skeptical of Cable Family Tier. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/9/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 19, p10
Focuses on the concern of U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein about the demand of critics to make cable operators offer family-themed channels. Potential impact of such demand on the costs and viability of lower-rated channels; Planned budget of the cable...
- FCCer Sees a 'Tsunami' Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;8/6/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p4
The article reports that Federal Communications Commission member Jonathan Adelstein called for the creation of a digital-television-conversion task force to head off a potential "tsunami of consumer complaints" when analog television sets are rendered useless in February 2009. Adelstein...
- Cable channel pushes facts. // Marketing Event;Nov/Dec98, p8
Reports that Discovery Networks Europe's repositioning as premier creator of factual entertainment was reinforced on stand at the European Cable Communications 1998 show. Effectiveness of the channel's stand in reaching their audience; Comments from Chris Abel, senior vice president for...
- TLC Trades Up to Elite Rating Space. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p14
Reports that the firm TLC has become one of the U.S. cable television's best primetime ratings draws relying mostly on nonfictional shows. Myth associated with the cable industry; Importance of the show 'Trading Places' to the company; Television series that are expected to be launched by the...
- The road more traveled. Cooper, Jim // MediaWeek;01/26/98, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p8
Reports that Discovery Communications is offering a license-free affiliation for its channel. Purpose of the company's decision; Other cable networks that practices discounted sales.
- Discovery satisfies Latin demand for documentaries. Goldner, Diane // Variety;05/19/97 Supplement, Vol. 367 Issue 3, p28
Reports on growth of Discovery Networks' Latin America service since its launching from Miami, Florida, in April 1994. Concept of Pan-Latin American advertising; Total viewership among all multichannel services in Latin America; Promotional spots; Offering of unique product; Effort to make the...
- Discovery Net Finds Way to Hungary. Nadler, John // Variety;01/18/99, Vol. 373 Issue 9, p73
Reports that Discovery Communications has launched two Hungarian cable networks namely, Discovery and the nature channel Animal Planet, in Budapest, Hungary. Viewership of Discovery; Significance of Discovery's arrival in Budapest.
- MSOs want to know. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;06/28/99, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p4
Reports on the plans by Discovery Communications to reformat its Knowledge TV cable television program. Inclusion of incentives for program distributors; Reaction from the company's cable television clients.