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- The Buzz. // Advertising Age;6/24/2002, Vol. 73 Issue 25, p67
The article discusses key issues concerning cable television broadcasting in the U.S. in 2002. Key issues discussed include the plans of the Bravo cable network to offer product placement on its "Inside the Actors Studio" television program and the reasons why the National Basketball Association...
- In the States:. // CableFAX Daily;8/21/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 161, p2
This article reveals that Peter Grant's story in "The Wall Street Journal" entitled "Cable Industry May Need to Spend Heavily on Broadband Upgrades," was WSJ.com's fifth most viewed story of the week and 7th most emailed.
- Rating the cable networks. Berman, Marc // MediaWeek;6/9/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 23, pSR24
Presents the prime time ratings of several cable networks in the U.S. as of June 2002. TNT; Nickelodeon; Lifetime.
- Liberty adds new channels. Cortes, Rossie // Caribbean Business;4/8/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p50
Reports that Liberty is adding channels to its roster of cable television stations, including Starz! Kids and ESPN Sports. Starz's inventory of theatrical movies from major studios and independent suppliers; Features of ESPN Sports; Transformation of Discovery Home & Leisure Channel into...
- How About the Fat Chance Channel? Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;12/1/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 48, p1
Highlights the difficulty of launching an independent cable network in the U.S. as of December 2003. Factors which contribute to the difficulty of start-up cable networks; Suggestions in launching independent cable networks; Budget spent in the launch of Golf Channel and Outdoor Life Network in...
- India pushing ahead with hefty cable levy. Gupta, Divesh // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;5/16/2003, p06
Deals with the decision of the Indian government to push ahead with the mid-July 2003 implementation of conditional access system (CAS), a system to access cable television. Features of CAS; Concerns of broadcasters and media agencies on the feasibility of CAS; Cost of the CAS service.
- Top 20 Cable TV Networks, 2003. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2004, p268
Lists the top 20 cable television networks in 2003, including TBS Superstation, ESPN, C-SPAN and Discovery Channel.
- Just like homemade. Reveron, Derek // Latin Trade (English);Feb99, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p66
Reports on the efforts of Miami, Florida-based pay television networks serving the Latin American market to transmit original programming. Factors for the congregation of Latin American cable companies to Miami; Programming improvements by GEMS, CTG, Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia and...
- Cable Ã la carte: Pay per channel. // Consumer Reports;Jun2004, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p61
Asserts that television cable companies are price-gouging and underserving consumers in the U.S. Annual increases of cable television service payments experienced by cable consumers; Suggested solution to the problem; Views of the Consumers Union.