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- Helen of Troy finds home at USA, Fuel. Grego, Melissa // Daily Variety;3/14/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 10, p2
Reports the decision of USA Network to create a premier show on the life of Helen of Troy. Acceptance of Fuel Entertainment to produce the series; Distribution rights of USA Cable Entertainment; Writer and budget of the film.
- Emmy favors family fare. McLean, Thomas J. // Variety;06/11/2001, Vol. 383 Issue 4, p34
Focuses on the commitment of Showtime network in airing family-oriented television programs. Nominations and awards received by the programs of the network at the Emmy awards; Information on its family fare programs; Significance of diversity in the television shows of the network.
- USA spicing up its new lineup. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;02/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p37
Discloses the television programming plans of USA Networks. Launching of several shows during the winter Television Critics Association press tour; Speculations on company head Stephen Chao's efforts to recreate his image during the 1980s; Launching of the `Happy Hour,' a retro-60s variety show.
- ITC slams ITV for narrow peaktime output. // Marketing Week;5/7/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the lack of diversity within the peaktime schedule for the ITV cable television network, with reference to a report by the International Television Commission. Identification of what the report outlines; Information from the report.
- National Geo off to Africa for PBS. Vivarelli, Nick // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;04/11/2000, Vol. 362 Issue 29, p13
Reports that National Geographic Television and New York-based WNET will co-produce 'Africa,' a television series on the nature and culture of the continent. Scheduled airing of the series; Multimedia used in the film's production; Internet and educational elements included in the series.
- In the know. DT // Broadcasting & Cable;7/4/94, Vol. 124 Issue 27, p20
Reports on the co-production of a science series called `The Know Zone' by Discovery Channel and San Francisco, California-based television station KRON-TV. Show host; Series as the second collaboration between the two companies; Airing date.
- `Frasier' sells in New York. Littleton, Cynthia // Broadcasting & Cable;9/25/95, Vol. 125 Issue 39, p11
Reports on the sale of Paramount Domestic Television's Emmy winning sitcom `Frasier' to New York's WPIX(TV) television in September 1995. Details on the deal; Opinion of the officials of the television companies about the deal.
- Par's `Real TV' gains access to prime N.Y. slot. Hontz, Jenny // Variety;1/20/97, Vol. 365 Issue 11, p36
Reports on Paramount Domestic TV's deal with New York-based television station WCBS to carry the program `Real TV.' Details of the agreement.
- `Frasier' sells in L.A., Chicago. C.L. // Broadcasting & Cable;10/2/95, Vol. 125 Issue 40, p10
Reports that Paramount Domestic Television has found off-network homes for `Frasier' in Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. Deal made by Paramount with Fox O&O WFLD-TV and the Chris Craft-owned KCOP-TV; Plans for `Frasier' to bow into syndication in the fall of 1997; Combined license...