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- Trips to the other side. McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;07/31/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 32, p36
Reports on Travel Channel's offering of programs with paranormal themes. Deviation of the network from its usual travelogue programs; Strategic significance of the network's move; Redirection of the network's thrust to frequent viewers; Financial problems confronting the network with its...
- Plot predicaments following Sept. 11. // Daily Variety;11/27/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 60, pA2
Reports on the predicament of cable television programming executives in the United States regarding the plots of their original dramas following the September 11 terrorist attacks. Shows affected by the events; Postponement of the airdates of several original movies; Effort not to cause...
- Anyone need a TV Guide? Beggs, Beth // Breckenridge American;4/19/2008, Vol. 138, p2A
The author talks about the evolution of television shows from the past to the present. She claims that in the past programs followed a certain format. Nudity and violence were not shown on television while the ending of each show was explicit and assured the viewer that all would be well in the...
- A family affair. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;04/24/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 18, p42
Reports on companies that gave seed money to The WB television network to help develop more family-friendly television programs. High ratings of the television program `7th Heaven'; Pilot programs ordered by the network from a batch of scripts; `Finally Home,' starring Melissa Gilbert;...
- REELZ CHANNEL. // Advertising Age;2008 Cable Guide, Vol. 79, pC68
The article focuses on the cable television network ReelzChannel. The network, which was created in 2006, broadcasts news of the motion picture industry, film reviews and criticism, and programs on motion picture history. A demographic and economic profile of the network's audience is presented.
- Structure of anxiety: recent British television crime fiction. Brunsdon, Charlotte // Screen;Autumn98, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p223
The article traces the proliferation of television crime fiction in Great Britain in the 1980s and early 1990s. The author argues that crime fiction from the 1980s and early 1990s speaks differently to the concerns of the country in decline under a radical Conservative government with a strong...
- KIDS CLUB HUBBUB. Thielman, Sam // Variety;10/4/2010, Vol. 420 Issue 8, p12
The article examines The Hub, a cable television network devoted to children's television program which will begin broadcasting October 10, 2010. The network is a partnership between cable television company Discovery Communications and the toy industry firm Hasbro. Much of the network's...
- REALITY CHECK. Kover, Amy // Fortune;9/18/2000, Vol. 142 Issue 6, p64
Mentions the Turner Network Television cable network premier of the drama 'Bull' in August 2000. Mistakes made in the show concerning corporate culture, business ethics, and the size of business transactions in the investment industry.
- 'L WORD' FIELDS A PROVOCATIVE NINE. Friedman, Wayne // Television Week;10/25/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p22
Focuses on the success of the television program "The L Word," aired on Showtime cable network. Objective of the cable network in introducing the program; Information on the program's storyline.