- Sci Fi builds on momentum. Anderson, Kathleen // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/6/2004, Vol. 383 Issue 17, p4
A host of new series, motion pictures and the return of the popular "Farscape" as a miniseries took the spotlight at cable television network Sci Fi Channel's upfront news conference in New York City. With an average of 22 new films a year, Sci Fi said it now produces more original movies per...
- HAMMER BUILT HER CAREER THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY. Hibberd, James // Television Week;6/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p18
Profiles Bonnie Hammer, president of the cable television company USA Network and Sci Fi Channel. Academic and career background; Challenges in managing the World Wrestling Federation; Views on working in television broadcasting.
- Cable Networks Package Their Shows to Win. Littlejohn, Jantce Rhoshalle // Multichannel News;9/27/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p33
This article focuses on the Emmy awards. The author says that the 18 Emmy nominations the cable television network Showtime received this year were like an 18 karat gold diamond ring, the most the network had ever received and a tribute to the hard work of not only the network's programming...
- 'Battlestar' Soldiers On. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p39
The article reports that Admiral William Adama will command "Battlestar Galactica" television program for its fourth season in the U.S. According to Mark Stern, executive vice president of programming, Sci Fi Channel said that it ordered nine more hours of the popular drama. It was unclear when...
- NET'S CLIMB UP LADDER OF TELEVISION SUCCESS. // Television Week;6/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p24
Highlights the accomplishments of the cable television company USA Network in television broadcasting in the U.S. from April 1977 to June 2005. Acquisition of the show "Miami Vice"; Partnership agreement signed with the U.S. Tennis Association for the live coverage of the U.S. Open; Acquisition...
- BRIEFLY NOTED. // Electronic Media;03/26/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p4
Reports on news and developments related to television broadcasting in the United States as of March 26, 2001. Approval given by the Sci-Fi Channel to the Steven Spielberg/DreamWorks Television miniseries 'Taken;' Janet Scardino's appointment as senior vice president of international marketing...
- 'Monk' Back on Case for USA. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;1/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the decision of USA Network to give Monk a 2-year extension. New episodes of Monk averaged 5.1 million viewers during 2005. According to USA and Sci Fi Channel President Bonnie Hammer, the series has become a successful multi-platform franchise, ranking as one of the top...
- PUERILE 'RIFT' SENDS UP SCI FI GENRE. Smith, Eric // Multichannel News;2/16/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p20
Reviews the animated television program "Tripping the Rift," produced by Sci Fi Channel.
- Sci Fi picks up 'Stargate' pair. Martin, Denise // Daily Variety;10/25/2005, Vol. 289 Issue 17, p2
Reports that Sci Fi Channel has renewed space operas "Stargate SG-1" and "Stargate Atlantis" in the U.S. Rank of Sci Fi among the basic cablers on Friday nights over the summer; Consideration of "SG-1" as the longest running science fiction drama; Production of "SG-1" by Double Secret Productions.