- Cabler tunes in Asian pop culture. Schneider, Micael // Daily Variety;6/23/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 55, p3
The article reports on the decision of Asian-American-targeted cabler IATV to reposition its programming in the U.S. As part of the change, IATV has acquired theatricals from Sony and MGM and anime series from Bandai Entertainment Inc. IATV is also launching a television version of "The Minisode...
- AMC hooping it up with originals slate. Zeitchik, Steven // Daily Variety;8/3/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 24, p3
The article reports on the television programs that will be aired in American Movie Classics (AMC) network. A fictional drama about the basketball players of Los Angeles will be produced, as well as an adaptation of the book "The Things They Carried." Furthermore, "Breaking Bad," drama of Vince...
- Sci Fi unafraid to go big. Miller, Stuart // Daily Variety;9/12/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 50, TV Season Preview. pA16
Details the programming strategy of the cable Sci Fi Channel in the U.S. Increase of programming budget; Production of the mini-series 'The Twelve'; Adaptations of several books.
- Spike takes local look at Brit hit 'Peep Show'. Nordyke, Kimberly // Hollywood Reporter;9/30/2008, Vol. 406 Issue 38, p2
The article reports on the American adaptation of "Peep Show," a hit comedy television series in Great Britain, by Spike TV in the U.S. The cable network has given pilot order for the single-camera comedy program which centers about slacker Rob Chester Smith and his uptight roommate Brad Morris....
- 'Angels' fly from legit to HBO as six-hour telepic. Levine, Stuart // Daily Variety;9/12/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 50, TV Season Preview. pA16
Focuses on the introduction of the television mini-series 'Angels of America' on HBO in the U.S. Cost of production; Adaptation of series from a Broadway play of the same title; Selection of actor Al Pacino and actress Meryl Streep for the lead roles.
- BRIT HIT FINDS S U.S. FOOTING. Werts, Diane // Daily Variety;5/6/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 22, pA1
The article features the Hollywood adaptation of the reality television program "Strictly Come Dancing," one of British Broadcasting Corp.'s hit programs, in partnership with the American Broadcasting Corp. It says that according to Paul Telegdy, BBC Worldwide America's vice president of...
- PERFORMANCE TRACKER. Ryan, Leslie // Television Week;6/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p34
Presents several charts on prime-time television program ratings in the U.S. for the week May 26 to June 1, 2003.
- RATINGS | March 22-28. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/12/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 15, p13
Provides information on the ratings of several syndicated television programs in the U.S. for the week of March 22 through 28, 2004.
- Reality programming's no savior for networks. Dunning, Chuck // Electronic Media;04/02/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p9
Argues that reliance alone on reality-based programming can be a fatal error on the part of United States television networks. Foundation of the strength of the network business; Impending danger of a writer's strike; Need for quality scripted-series programming.