Tae-Bo on PPV hits DBS, TVN

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2000
Multichannel News;03/06/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p36
Reports the launch of Tae-Bo infomercial workout pay-per-view (PPV) series by television networks in the United States. Context of the Tae-Bo workout series by martial-arts instructor Billy Blanks; Program schedule and subscription price; Physical and financial benefits of the program to viewers.


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