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- HBO prepping for 'Sex' sendoff. Levine, Stuart // Daily Variety;1/7/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 6, pA5
Discusses developments related to the pay-TV sector of the cable television industry in the U.S. Ratings performance of dramas, comedies and other cable television programs; Awards won by programs aired by HBO, Showtime and other cable television networks; Programs that failed to perform well...
- Indie producers get little sympathy from feevees. Woods, Mark // Variety;11/29/99, Vol. 377 Issue 3, p32
Deals with the lack of sympathy of pay television operators to independent producers in Australia. Complaints of television drama producers; Comments from Ross Crowley, deputy programming director of Rupert Murdoch's cabler Foxtel; Percentage of decline in drama productions and Web's spending...
- TV banks on prestige premium. Lowry, Brian // Daily Variety;8/27/2010, Vol. 308 Issue 39, p2
The article offers the author's insights on the subscription trend on television and how it helps low rated but high quality television programs like "Friday Night Lights" and "Damages" from being removed from broadcast.
- Top cable shows. // Broadcasting & Cable;3/13/95, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p26
Presents a list of the top 15 basic cable programs and the top five pay cable programs for the week of February 27 to March 5, 1995 according to the Nielsen Media Research. Ranking according to number of households tuning in.
- FX'S '44 MINUTES' HITS CABLE BULLS-EYE. Oei, Lily // Daily Variety;6/4/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 41, p5
Reports on the ratings of the programs aired over pay television in the U.S. Audience share for the original film '44 Minutes' of FX Networks; Viewership gained by 'Six Feet Under' of Home Box Office network; Poor rating of 'Evil Never Dies' aired over TBS network.
- New ratings life in old dramas. Friedman, Wayne // Electronic Media;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the ratings performance of television programs in the United States as of November 22, 1999. Improvement in the ratings of drama programs.
- Drama output comes up short for Aussie pay TV. Lewes, Jacqueline Lee // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/27/2001, Vol. 371 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the failure of the pay television industry to meet the local drama quota in Australia. Details of the expenditure rules introduced by the Australian Broadcasting Authority; Amount spent for subscription television drama services; Combination budgets in creating bigger projects.
- Local content vote looms. Cahill, Phillippe // Variety;05/24/99, Vol. 375 Issue 2, p34
Focuses on the legislation that would force pay-television drama channels to spend a minimum of ten percent in annual programming expenditure on local drama production. Results of a study on the compliance of cable operators to existing local content requirements.
- TNT'a busy 'Law' practice translates into high drama. Rice, Jerry // Daily Variety;6/6/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 43, pA16
Focuses on the ratings success of Turner Network Television's cable television drama offerings. Investment in first-run programming; Factor driving the success. INSET: TOP MSO'S.