Paxson acquires Chicago station
- Paxson plans niche network. // Electronic Media;04/07/97, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p20
Reports on Paxson Communications' plans to launch a niche entertainment network by the end of 1997.
- Paxson gathering programmers. Mermigas, Diana // Electronic Media;09/08/97, Vol. 16 Issue 37, p37
Reports that Paxson Communications Corporation is intensifying negotiations with television companies about assembling a patchwork program plan for its 60 UHF TV station. Comments from Chairman Bud Paxson; Information on a hybrid network that is similar to cable networks.
- Sources say Paxson pays more down. Spring, Greg // Electronic Media;02/16/98, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p4
States that insurance syndicates are requiring extensive coverage, in the event that Paxson Communications is unable to pay its bills. Skepticism regarding Pax Net's ability to pay for programming; Basis of this skepticism; Why Pax Net has refused to comment on their financial dealings with...
- Pax Net: Can it fly? McClellan, Steve // Broadcasting & Cable;11/24/97, Vol. 127 Issue 48, p4
Focuses on the plan of Paxson Communication Corp. to create a new network. Conversion of infomercial stations into family program distributors and advertising collectors; Investment in shows; Promotions for the television stations. INSET: Jobs, jobs, jobs..
- Paxson goes 20 for 20. Brown, Sara // Broadcasting & Cable;02/02/98, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p9
Reports that with the purchase of WCFC-Television in Chicago, Paxson Communications Corporation will become the first television group to own stations in all top 20 markets. Information on the WCFC-Television stations; Comments made by Bud Paxson.
- Local Dominance Could Drive Deals. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;3/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p3
Focuses on the status of media cross ownership rules in the U.S. Interest of several buyers on the acquisition of Paxson Communications Corp.; Decision of federal courts for the deletion of rule on prevention common ownership of cable system by U.S. Federal Communications Commission;...
- Paxson buying into network `Promised Land.' Schneider, Michael; Lafayette, Jon // Electronic Media;11/10/97, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p3
States that Paxson Communications plans to pay $1 million per episode for the television programs `Touched by an Angel,' `Promised Land,' and `Dave's World.' Reference to company's continued pursuit of exclusive off network rights for family friendly series; Rumors surrounding the purchase of a...
- Paxson revenue, operating loss up. Brown, Sara // Broadcasting & Cable;04/06/98, Vol. 128 Issue 14, p115
Focuses on the revenue for Paxson Communications Corporation was reported in excess of $88 million for 1997, and up 41 percent from 1997 $62 million. Company's operating cost; Amount of money that Paxson spent on programming for its stations; Comments from Dean Goodman, president of the...
- Auction delay, take four. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;02/05/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the auction of television (TV) channels 60-69. Location of TV channels; Statement of the owner of Paxson Communications on the delay; Delay of negotiation of Verizon Wireless.
- Paxson hunts for partners. Freeman, Michael // MediaWeek;03/24/97, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p10
Reports on Paxson Communications Corp.'s search for broadcasting partners. Negotiations with VHF station owners; Remarks from chairman Lowell Paxson; Negotiations with program suppliers.