TITLE

Deal Pumps Up Oxygen

AUTHOR(S)
UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on U.S.-based cable television company NBC Universal Inc.'s purchase of the Oxygen Media Inc. franchise for $925 million. The acquisition ends Oxygen founder Geraldine Laybourne's seven-year effort to build her company into the pre-eminent female-oriented cable network. Oxygen shows can be revived from the cross-promotion between NBC and Peacock Network.
ACCESSION #
27785664

 

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