Does Retro TV Compute?
- Cablers say must-carry is too costly. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/8/2005, Vol. 390 Issue 42, p1
This article reports that cable operators in the U.S. are claiming that forcing them to carry all of the digital television streams could cost the industry in excess of $100 billion. In a report released on September 7, 2005 by the research firm Kane Reece for the National Cable &...
- Strange Messenger. Hatch, David // National Journal;9/15/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p4
The article reports on the advertising campaign launched by the cable industry to promote the transition from analog to digital television in the U.S. It notes that broadcasters will switch to transmitting their programs digitally in February 2009. It cites the implications of the move of the...
- Murdoch Woos Operators. Cooper, Jim // MediaWeek;06/21/99, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p10
Reports on the call from News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch for open negotiations between broadcasters and cable operators to resolve digital issues. Allegations of the executives at the Cable 1999 convention against the government intervention on digital issues; Information on the airing of...
- Digital: The next frontier. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;02/15/99, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p27
Discusses the increasing number of kids networks that are looking to digital networks as the next best alternative to bringing new network concepts to life in the United States. Disney/ABC's launching of Toon Disney as a digital spinoff of the Disney Channel; Nickelodeon's launching of two...
- At Least Both Sides Are Talking. Consoli, John; Shields, Mike // MediaWeek;3/5/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p4
The article reports on television (TV) broadcasting industry concerns that digital TV will affect program ratings and sales. At the February 2007 American Association of Advertising Agencies' conference, media agency buyers and TV network sellers voiced concerns over the technology. Donna...
- Beaming Into the Digital-TV Darkness. Miller, Stuart // Multichannel News;05/08/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p140
Focuses on the status of cable television networks' venturing into digital television. Networks' postponement of launching of digital services due to inadequate market penetration; Desire for faster rollout of original programming for digital television.
- You can't get ahead by looking back. // CED;Jun2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on the evolution of the cable television industry in the United States from 1975 to June 2000. Increase in the number of cable television subscribers; Improvements made on programming services; Deployment of digital video set-tops.
- Spinoffs tackle new survival strategies. Grillo, Jean Bergantini // Daily Variety;06/08/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 5, pA11
Focuses on digital cable television networks that are subsidiaries of well-known children's cable networks such as the Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Fox Family and Walt Disney. Advantages and disadvantages of digital content creation; Cartoon Network's launch of Boomerang; Nickelodeon's launch...
- Double vision. Berman, Marc // Adweek Midwest Edition;5/6/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 19, pSR36
Focuses on different television program spin-off featured in cable networks in the U.S. Discussion on franchise of television programs; Information on the operation of digital television; List of cable networks with their corresponding program spin-offs.