Forget Reality: Scripts Are In At Cable Nets

Umstead, R. Thomas
January 2005
Multichannel News;1/17/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the plan of television networks to launch a scripted programming in the U.S. in January 2005. Remarks from Lee Gaither, executive vice president of programming and production of TV One, on the plans of the company; Television series to be offered by Showtime Networks Inc.; First scripted series launched by TNT in 2002; Financial approach of executives in producing scripted series.


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