Expiring Deals Could Hit Hallmark Hard

Moss, Linda
April 2006
Multichannel News;4/3/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p18
Focuses on the challenges that may be faced by Hallmark Channel if it fails to reach new contracts with its eight distributors whose deals expire by the end of 2007. Effort of its parent company Crown Media Holdings Inc. to explore strategic alternatives for the channel; Possible loss of subscribers and advertising revenue as a result of the failure to renew distribution agreements; Amount in subscriber-acquisition fees paid by Crown Media.


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