NEXT PLAY: A SCRAMBLE FOR PRIMETIME RIGHTS
- TNT. // Advertising Age;2008 Cable Guide, Vol. 79, pC84
The article focuses on the cable television network TNT, owned and operated by Turner Broadcasting Systems. The network has the largest schedule of original prime time programs in cable television, including the ratings success "The Closer." TNT also has a significant schedule of sports...
- Oater, 'Closer' lift TNT to historic June. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;6/29/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 63, p16
Reports that more television viewers tuned in to the cable television network TNT during the entire month of June 2005, and helped TNT beat broadcast networks UPN and WB in total primetime viewers and adults 18-49. National Basketball Association Playoff games; First six hours of the 12-hour...
- Ratings:. // CableFAX Daily;5/24/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 101, p2
The article focuses on the coverage of the National Basketball Association playoffs which helped Turner Network Television (TNT) score the highest ratings of 2.42 million for the third straight week, as of May 2006. The former highest network, USA, placed second, followed by the Disney Channel....
- November Was Cable's Month. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;12/2/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 48, p5
Reports on the growth made by prime time cable television shows in November 2002. Efforts made by broadcasters to launch special programs; Performance comparison of television shows in November 2002 to shows in October 2002; Information about important television channels.
- A Passion for Sudsy Story Lines. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;5/9/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 19, special section pS1
Discusses the factors that contributed to the success of SoapNet that was launched by Disney ABC Cable Networks in 2000. Advantages of the viewer's devotion to dramatic television programs to the network; Comparison of share in primetime programming between SoapNet and Lifetime; Sponsors of the...
- VALUE OF THE GAME. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p1B
Examines the relationship between sporting events and the cable industry and the high level of influence each has on the other. Domination of cable or broadcast networks in telecast rights of major U.S. sports; Consistent viewership ratings enjoyed by sporting events; High costs of acquisition...
- Cox Tips Hornets-Centered Net In N'awlins. Umstead, R Thomas // Multichannel News;10/28/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p14
Reports on deals of the regional sports network Cox Sports Television, slated to launch on October 28, 2002 with several television networks. Terms of the agreement of the network with the ESPN channel to provide college-sports events and news programming; Plans of the network regarding its...
- Cable bases loading up with new sports webs. Richmond, Ray // Variety;10/14/96, Vol. 364 Issue 11, p39
Reports on developments related to cable television in the United States as of October 14, 1996. Cable networks' launch of sports news channels; Background on the market for sports news channels; Market observers' comments.
- Ganging up on sports fees. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;5/13/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p22
Focuses on the impact of increased sports-programming cost on the cable television broadcasting of sports events in the U.S. Reference to the failure of Cablevision Systems to carry Yankees Entertainment & Sports; Subscribers lost by Cablevision due to the conflict; Involvement of ESPN.