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- Sportsman Gears for 'Hunt' Lewis, Christian // Multichannel News;8/13/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p39
The article reports on the open tryouts and multi-city tours organized by cable network The Sportsman Channel to find contestants for its new reality competition series "Hunt for the Next Sportsman" in the U.S. in 2007. It includes information on the mechanics of the new reality competition...
- FX BRAKES THE 'NEWS' Grego, Melissa // Daily Variety;8/6/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 46, p1
Reports on the changes to the comedy series 'Bad News, Mr. Swanson' by cabler FX in the United States. Replacement of actor Frank Whaley in the lead; Number of episodes committed by the network; Employment of helmer Dean Parisot to direct the pilot; Factor driving the decision to rework the series.
- ON THE HORIZON: COMEDY CENTRAL. Bergman, Anne // Daily Variety;11/28/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 60, pA12
Focuses on the comedy programs of cable network Comedy Central in the United States. Contribution of 'South Park' and 'Absolutely Fabulous; Storyline of 'Family First'; Focus of the 'Mirrorball.'
- Old comedies get new format. Spring, Greg // Electronic Media;05/10/99, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p34
Reports that a consortium of television stations is negotiating with Paramount Domestic Television to pick up a package of up-converted classic television sitcoms.
- Comedy Central shows. // Electronic Media;05/12/97, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p28
States that there will be an additional five series in the summer of 1997 to the `Comedy Central' cable television network. Reason for additional series.
- USA Network lightens up. Hall, Lee // Electronic Media;08/16/99, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p8
Reports on cable television network USA Network's plan to broadcast a comedy television program. Details of the planned program `Brown Parcels of Land'; Background on the network's reputation as a broadcaster of drama programs.
- LIFETIME MAKING ROOM FOR ORIGINAL LAFFERS. Grego, Melissa // Daily Variety;03/30/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 23, p4
Reports on Lifetime Television's efforts to develop original television comedies for airing in the United States in 2002. Lifetime's success in developing original dramas; Overview of the comedy projects being developed by the network.
- Spike Builds on Comedy Hit. UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS // Multichannel News;5/10/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p20
The article reports on the new comedy television programs being developed by cable television channel, Spike TV.
- 'Quick Clips' Expands. Donohue, Steve // Multichannel News;10/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p13
The article focuses on the Quick Clip product of Time Warner Cable Inc. that allows digital-cable subscribers to access Internet video content from CNBC, CNN, and The Weather Channel in the U.S. Quick Clips which debuted in August 2006 in Time Warner's South Carolina systems is applicable on all...