Early Start for 'Sleeper'
- Cabler issues new orders for 'Sleeper Cell' Martin, Denise; Morfoot, Addie // Daily Variety;4/5/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 3, p3
The article reports on the approval of Showtime Networks Inc. of the production of the second season of television series "Sleeper Cell," starring Michael Ealy and Oded Fehr. The series concentrates on the leader of an Islamic terrorist cell played by Fehr. The series will be produced by Ethan...
- GROWTH SPURT. Miller, Stuart // Variety;06/11/2001, Vol. 383 Issue 4, p29
Focuses on the television subscription increase posted by the company Showtime Network from December 1995 to March 2001. Total number of its subscribers; Revenue generated during the period; Factors attributed to the success of the network; Details on the programs of the network; Cost of each...
- UN's digital bows. // Daily Variety;10/28/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 19, p6
Reports that TLN Telelatino, an ethnic specialty channel, will launch three premium Italian digital television channels in one package in Canada in November 2004.
- passions: Doctor Who. // BOYZ;12/11/2008, Issue 902, p78
The article focuses on the television program "Doctor Who." The show was originally made as a children's program, but it became more adult over the years. The author shares his experience of attending a "Doctor Who" convention in Newcastle, England. The author was amazed to see the age span of...
- THE FACTUAL COMMISSION. // Televisual;Winter2004 Supplement, p19
Focuses on reality television programs in London, England. Opportunities for growth of the reality television business; Inspiration of ideas through slot-driven and commission-driven approaches; Development fund by the television broadcaster.
- PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. // Entertainment Weekly;5/26/2006, Issue 878, p18
The article reports that for the finale for the U.S. TV series The Office, character Jim confessed his love to Pam. Comment on the series is presented.
- 'Lost' in Transition. Jensen, Jeff; Armstrong, Jennifer // Entertainment Weekly;4/20/2007, Issue 930, p10
The article discusses the television program "Lost." Even though the show is seeing lower ratings than previous seasons, it is still number one in its time slot for the 18 to 49 demographic. The falling ratings have been blamed on the show's frustrating mysteriousness, which the producers are...
- 'Mentalist' hot in Spain. Hopewell, John // Daily Variety;1/12/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on the success of the television program "The Mentalist" in Spain. It states that the first two episodes of the program which was shown on terrestrial web La Sexta took an 11.1% share and 2.2 million viewers for the first episode and 13.1% and 2.3 million for the second. The...
- Has reality TV gone too far? Timms, Julia // NW;5/19/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p26
Reports that reality television programs have become more extreme. Dangerous tactics of the television programs to attract audiences; Humiliating prank at the show 'Dude, That Sucks'; Controversy in the show 'Jackass.'