- This Just In. // Multichannel News;4/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p4
Presents news briefs concerning cable television industry in the U.S. as of April 25, 2005. Update on the agreement between ESPN and Major League Baseball; Distribution pacts entered by Verizon Communications Inc.; Sentences received by several former Charter Communications Inc. executives.
- Fall of the House of Rigas: A Timeline. // Multichannel News;6/27/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p59
Details the fraud and conspiracy trial against John Rigas, former founder, chairman and CEO of cable operator Adelphia Communications Corp., and his son Timothy Rigas. Facts of the case; Revelations on the conference call of the company with analysts; Sentences for John and Timothy.
- With increased consolidation of the cable industry, will it be harder to raise rates? Matheny, Luke // Electronic Media;06/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p8
Presents views of cable television industry executives on the effects of consolidation on cable television rates in the United States. Programming opportunities resulting from consolidation; Ease of raising rates.
- No little plans. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;01/15/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p50
Focuses on the changes television program syndication in the United States. Consolidation of the local-stations with the Hollywood-studios; Alignment of syndication distributors to a station group to get clearances in the major markets; Acquisition of broadcast stations by cable networks and...
- Channel Change. Rimensnyder, Sara // Reason;Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p15
Reports on the decline in network children's programming in the U.S. as of August 2003, that was stated in the research conducted by Oakland, California-based group Children Now. Effect of media consolidation on children's programming; Overview of the research.
- Comcast bundling up for 2006. Kolodny, Lora // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/10/2006, Vol. 392 Issue 31, p22
This article reports that Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable operator, started the new year with a stock price hovering at a two-year low despite what Wall Street observers generally called solid operating results amid concern about competitive issues and capital-spending levels. Comcast...
- TICKET TOO HIGH. Donohue, Steve; Reynolds, Mike; Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/15/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p1
Reports on the response of cable operators to the National Football League Sunday Ticket package offered by DirecTV Inc. in the U.S., as of November 2004. Role of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts in negotiations with multisystem operators for the package; Background on an increase in the revenue of the...
- Roberts: Retrans Is a Lose or Lose Deal. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;04/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p1
Reports on Comcast Corp. president Brian Roberts' comments on the effects of the retransmission consent issue on cable television operators in the United States. Potential impact of the removal of broadcast channels in cable television's lineup; Roberts' view regarding shifts in bargaining power...
- Reflections on change. // Electronic Media;12/20/99, Vol. 18 Issue 51, p8
Editorial. Comments on developments related to the television broadcasting industry in the United States as of December 20, 1999. Increase in merger and acquisition deals.