- Size Doesn't Matter. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;4/14/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p2
The article reports on the acquisition of exclusive rights to broadcast 21 image maximum (IMAX) films by Documentary Channel in the U.S. in 2008. The package includes such titles as "Magnificent Desolation," narrated by Tom Hanks and "Space Stations," voiced by Tom Cruise. The channel currently...
- Oater achiever. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;6/28/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 62, p1
The article reports on the overall rating generated by the television premiere of the motion picture "Broken Trail" on AMC. The opening installment of the two-part film starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church attracted a total of 9.9 million viewers. It made AMC the most-watched network...
- TCM offers clutterless classics. Shales, Tom // Electronic Media;04/09/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p4
Discusses issues of relevance to the television broadcasting industry in the United States as of April 9, 2001. Efforts of Turner Classic Movies' launching of clutterless television classics; CBS Broadcasting Corp.'s cluttering of its prime-time television screens with commercials; Quality of...
- THIS JUST IN. // Multichannel News;12/17/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 51, p2
Presents updates on television broadcasting in the United States as of December 2001. Changes in ad-sales guard in three cable networks; Information on the laying-off of employees by Excite@Home Corp.; Details of the sponsorship deals of Discovery Channel for a primetime miniseries.
- Military Channel Wins Initial Ratings Battle. Harper, Jennifer // Insight on the News;01/11/99, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p37
Provides information on the Military Channel cable network launched by Vietnam veterans in the United States. Stars seen in the network; Potential viewers of the network; Kind of shows broadcast on the network.
- Will NUE ever be on TV? McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;01/15/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p104
Reports the difficulties faced by New Urban Entertainment (NUE), a black general entertainment network, in the United States. Scarcity of funds; Expression of acquisition interest by Sony Corp., Time Warner Inc. and NBC Inc.; Reduction of company production.
- On air: Oxygen launches. Bernstein, Paula // Daily Variety;02/02/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 44, p1
Reports on the launching of Geraldine Laybourne's women-oriented cable network Oxygen on February 2, 2000. Number of possible households in the United States that can tune in to the network; Advertisers; Focus on the convergence between television and the Internet.
- High-flying low-brow TV. Burgi, Michael // MediaWeek;9/6/93, Vol. 3 Issue 36, p9
Features the cable television network USA Network. United States Open-related revenues for 1993; Network as low-brow in primetime programming; Entry into the original movie business in 1988; `USA World Premiere Movies' segment; Airing of films from corporate parents, Paramount and MCA;...
- USA Networks spending money to grow. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;01/18/99, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p3
Reports on USA Networks' plan to accelerate spending on original programs for cable, the CityVision transformation of its television stations and Internet-related businesses in 1999. Company's decision to use its free cash flow from core businesses to expand its operations; Estimated amount the...