Specials Shape History's Next Chapter
- Shows litter limbo land. Robins, J. Max // Variety;3/6/95, Vol. 358 Issue 5, p39
Reports on the unstable future for freshman television series. Increase in `bubble' shows; Success of shows that wait for the right audience; Networks' exercise of patience in determining if a series has success potential; Bubble shows at different networks.
- Dramas in primetime driver's seat. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/21/2002, Vol. 373 Issue 28, p63
Reports on the popularity of television dramas in primetime television in the U.S. List of the primetime programs; Number of dramas CBS added to their schedule; Divergence of NBC on type of dramas.
- A Network for the People. Chunovic, Louis // Television Week;7/7/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p10
Offers information on the American Channel, a proposed digital cable network that will tell true stories about the U.S. and its citizens. Scheduled launch of the American Channel; Background of several proposed television series that will be aired on the American Channel; Target demographics of...
- Winner: Bob Dotson, Laurie Singer, Tom Touchet, Betsy Alexander -- NBC News, TODAY. // Quill;Jun/Jul2005, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p40
This article focuses on American Story With Bob Dotson, an ongoing TV series on the NBC TODAY Show, by correspondent Bob Dotson, which won the Feature Reporting-Network/Top 25 markets category of the 2004 Sigma Delta Chi Awards. For 30 years, Dotson has roamed the countryside looking for people...
- Dual windows open for new financial doors. Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;9/14/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 10, pA3
Reports on the financial benefit of sharing second run of primetime series between television networks and their cable counterparts in the United States. Reversion of the program-sharing pipeline; Factor attributed for the ceasefire between the network and cable battle; Need for the networks to...
- More splashy series surface on cable. // Daily Variety;9/14/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 10, pA26
Presents an overview of the cable television business in the United States. Types of series surfacing on cable; Confidence in the continuing success of reality programs; Counterprogramming offered by various cablers.
- BRITS ARE HARD TO BEAT ON ARTY CABLES. Schreiber, Brad // Variety;10/7/2002, Vol. 388 Issue 8, p18
Discusses the use of British drama series in U.S. television programming. History of the use if British series in television programming; Amount of money spent on U.S. broadcasting of British drama series; List of British series already shown in the U.S. as of October 2002.
- What sweeps special reports worked well for your station? Matheny, Luke // Electronic Media;03/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p9
Presents response of television station executives in the United States on what special reports done by their station received a good rating. `Sacred Calling' from KVVU in Las Vegas, Nevada; Special report on central Oregon in the '60s for KTVZ of Bend, Oregon; Profile of Barbara Sinatra aired...
- Networks, Studios Reintroduce Serials to Development Diet. Ryan, Leslie // Television Week;12/1/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 48, p1
Reports on the acquisition of scripts for serialized drama by several television networks in the U.S., as of December 2003. Writers of a script purchased by ABC from Universal; Information on two scripts acquired by Fox; Reason behind a change in the attitude of networks towards serialized dramas.