Discovery Kids Cuts NBC Cord

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2006
Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p8
Presents an update on television programming for children in the U.S. as of March 20, 2006. Termination of a distribution agreement between Discovery Kids and NBC; Decision of CBS to sign a deal with DIC Entertainment Corp. to present a branded children's block on Saturday mornings in fall 2006; Appearance of the Disney Channel fare on the ABC Kids block every Saturday mornings.


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