HANDICAPPING CABLE'S BUMPER CROP OF SCRIPTED SERIES
- Sunday sweet for Lifetime. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;7/18/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 75, p11
The article reports that the television program series "Side Order of Life" and "State of Mind" aired on Lifetime network have a solid start in their premiers, each averaging over 2.2 million viewers. These figures were well below the 3.7 million who tuned in to the seventh week's episode of...
- Survivor's tale: Grassroots groups make case for 'Life'. Richmond, Ray // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/14/2008, Vol. 403 Issue 48, p67
The article presents information about the television program "Side Order of Life," which is about to end for the season. The show features a young adult cancer character called Vivy and is popular for creating awareness about cancer among the viewers. Rumors surrounding the show are that it may...
- Auds enlist in 'Army' preem. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;6/10/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 46, p1
The article broke its series-episode records when the second season of the television program "Army Wives" started off with 4.5 million viewers in the U.S. According to preliminary figures released by Nielsen Media Ratings Inc., the second-season premiere of "Army Wives" beat the first-season...
- 'Closer,' 'Grace' see power in preems. Dempsey, John; Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;7/16/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 8, p10
The article focuses on the audience share of Turner Network Television's (TNT) television programs "The Closer" and "Saving Grace" during its premiere on July 14, 2008 in the U.S. It is reported that "Closer" earned 7.8 total viewers while "Saving Grace" had 5.2 million viewers. However, the...
- ... while a few good series fight to get noticed. Lowry, Brian // Variety;7/9/2007, Vol. 407 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses television programs premiering on cable television networks in summer 2007. The article explains that cable television networks usually premiere new television shows during the summertime so that they do not have to compete with television programs premiering on the major...
- Viewer passion goes out of fashion. Schneider, Michael // Electronic Media;10/06/97, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p2
Focuses on attempts made to save high-quality low-rated television programs in the United States, while stating that membership of the Viewers for Quality Television has decreased. Identification of such television programs; Reference to fraternity houses' attempts to save Pauly Shore's...
- Cartoon: Not Just For Kids Anymore. // Multichannel News;10/8/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p23
Reports the television programs of Cartoon Network suitable for adult viewers. Launch of animated shows for adults; Increase in the number of adult-oriented advertisers; Name of companies advertising in the network.
- Oz masthead mania. Woods, Mark // Variety;03/16/98, Vol. 370 Issue 5, p82
Focuses on the success of television program in Australia which based on popular magazine. Launching of `E! News,' from Network Ten; Other popular television show in Australia.
- UK Style demonstrates tie-ins are still in fashion. Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week;7/26/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p21
Features the popularity of the homes and gardens channel UK Style of UKTV among women in Great Britain. Collaboration between BBC and Flextech; Increase in number of viewers; Features of Style File.