Comcast Adds a Family Tier
- Pax TV president has faith in family shows. Goodale, Gloria // Christian Science Monitor;8/21/98, Vol. 90 Issue 188, pB7
Explains the views of Pax TV president Jeff Sagansky. His idealism; His experience at other television networks; Family shows to air on Pax TV and their audience; Public feedback for the company's plans; Presence of religious themes in programming; Definition of a family.
- Are family shows risky? Pax TV will find out. Smillie, Dirk // Christian Science Monitor;8/21/98, Vol. 90 Issue 188, pB6
Examines the launch of the Pax TV network. Riskiness of starting a new network; Why other major networks are suffering losses; Comments from Pax TV president Jeff Sagansky; The network's slogan and core programming; Need to build the network's brand name; Network filling the void left by the...
- Comcast gets into PPV-event. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p24
Provides updates related to pay-per-view (PPV) programming. Plans of Comcast Corp. Original Programming division to produce PPV concerts and events; Goal of Comcast Corp. to generate revenue and promote In Demand brand; Agreement of TVKO with cable and direct-broadcast satellite distributors...
- THE HUB. // Advertising Age;5/2/2011, Vol. 82 Issue 18, pC36
The article, part of a special advertising section, focuses on the cable television network The Hub. The network's programming of broadcasting children's television programs, game shows, and reruns of syndicated programs aimed at family television viewing is considered. Programs which will debut...
- Basic launch for Philadelphia sports channel. Petrozzello, Donna // Broadcasting & Cable;09/15/97, Vol. 127 Issue 38, p81
Focuses on Comcast/Spectator's decision to launch its regional sports channel SportsNet for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-area subscribers as a basic cable network. Reason for the move; Reaction by some cable operators to the move; Features of the SportsNet channel; Comment by Andrew Walton,...
- Comcast's 105 wideband tier in front of 40M homes. // CED;May/Jun2011, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the launch of DOCSIS 3.0-based Extreme 105 tier by Comcast Corp. in April 2011 in the U.S.
- Comcast to start new minority-owned cable channels. // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;2/29/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p4
The article presents information on the launch four new minority-owned cable channels in forthcoming two years by cable operator and home Internet service provider Comcast.
- Bashing Comcast:. // CableFAX Daily;4/21/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 78, p2
Reports on the complaints of a group of Muslims against the excessive pricing of Comcast. Role of Bridges TV on the issue concerning the excessive pricing of Comcast; Remarks from Islamic House of Wisdom chairman Mohammad Bazzi regarding the issue.
- EchoStar is in family biz. Zeitchik, Steven // Daily Variety;1/20/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 15, p31
The article reports that the cable television network EchoStar Communications Corp. became the latest company to offer family shows for cable television viewing in the U.S. The company unveiled a plan to sell about 40 channels, focusing mainly on children's, news and educational programming, for...