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- Random Notes. Maxwell, Paul // CableFAX Daily;2/13/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p5
Comments on various issues in the cable industry in the U.S. in 2006. Coverage of the Olympics by cable television networks; Release of an a la carte study by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
- 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...
- NCTA Backs 3-Year Limit. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;9/10/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p2
The article reports that the U.S. National Cable & Telecommunications Association has supported the cable television networks' offer to distribute local TV stations in both analog and digital formats for three years. This will follow the official cutoff of analog TV in early 2009. The...
- Urban TV's Must-Carry Fight. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;3/9/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p3
The article reports that Bob Johnson of BET/RLJ Co. and Brandon Burgess of Ion Media is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promote transformation in the cable television networks through the Urban Television Network in the U.S. TV One network opposes the proposed development...
- FOR THE RECORD. // Multichannel News;5/20/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p42
Reports on developments in the television industry in the U.S. as of May 2002. Agreement between Charter Communications Inc. and The Word Network; Formation of a coalition to fight the regulation of the Federal Communications Commission on cable-modem service; Announcement of Lifetime...
- Tooned in. Richmond, Ray // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/21/2004, Vol. 386 Issue 50, p19
This article reports that Walt Disney's television animation division Walt Disney Television Animation, pushes marketing and creative boundaries while remaining true to the historic brand. It was launched in November 1984 with decidedly modest expectations, to produce a couple of television...
- 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.