Schleiff Flexes Crown Media Muscle

Farrell, Mike
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p34
The article reports that Henry Schleiff, chief executive officer (CEO) of Crown Media Holdings, has stated at a conference call held in the U.S. on May 10, 2007 that cable and satellite operators should negotiate carriage fees for the channel before it will be acquired by some television networks. Schleiff is optimistic about securing affiliate fee increases in carriage deals. He added that Hallmark Channel of Crown Media has better bargaining position because of its family-friendly programming.


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