- NBCU Offers VOD Content for Cable. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;11/15/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p10
Reports on the talks made by NBC Universal with cable operators about deploying a video-on-demand (VOD) offering. NBC shows that are likely to be included in the offering; Reason for the significance of the progress of NBC Universal in VOD; Explanation on why content owners are adamant they be...
- Old Europe embraces old pics. Gaydos, Steven // Variety;12/20/2004, Vol. 397 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the increase in European viewership of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) as of December 2004. Results of a survey on the age demographics watching the cable network; Number one TCM movie in Poland in the third quarter; Top TCM films in Great Britain; TCM film favorites in France.
- Cablenets' new allies: Bigscreen helmers. Dempsey, John // Variety;1/27/97, Vol. 365 Issue 12, p3
Reports that some film directors prefer to have their movies broadcast on cable television. John Sayles; Spike Lee.
- VOD Finally Raises Its Voice. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p38
In this article, the author discusses the rise of the consumer demand of video on demand (VOD) industry, which could offer benefit to movie studios and cable television operators. He believes that VOD offers more convenience as it allows consumers to just use their remote controls instead of...
- Pic nets tout personality. Dempsey, John // Variety;12/11/95 Television, Vol. 361 Issue 6, p12
Focuses on the branding or identity building efforts of cable television networks which make their programming lineups around movies. Success of HBO and AMC in carving out brand messages; Branding strategies of other cable television networks, such as Showtime and Starz.
- Putting HBO on the TV movie map. Shales, Tom // Electronic Media;10/28/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p25
Traces various stages by which the cable television channel Home Box Office (HBO) has become a movie channel. Various movies broadcast on the channel; Comparison in HBO movies and theatrical films.
- Cable movie wars heat up. Burgi, Michael // Adweek Western Edition;11/7/94, Vol. 44 Issue 45, p12
Reports on the competition between the movie channels of cable television networks. Competition between FXM, Turner Classic Movies and American Movie Classics (AMC); Number of subscribers; Potential outcome of the competition; Advantages claimed by Turner and AMC.
- B'busters get double teamed. Dempsey, John // Variety;12/07/98, Vol. 373 Issue 4, p9
Details the growing number of alliances among cable television (TV) film buyers and television networks. Factors that triggered the alliances; Strategic move made by Fox network and FX cabler; Partnership between Warner Bros., New Line and Turner's TBS and TNT.
- Originals drive networks' brand. Menichini, Mike // Electronic Media;07/19/99, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p16
Reports on cable television networks' original movie offerings in the United States. Strengthening of a brand identity; Price tags for original motion pictures.