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- Summer Shows Close to the Danger Line. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;1/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on the impact of the television writers' strike on the cable industry in the United States. It reveals that the delivery of a number of top-rated scripted cable shows could be derailed in summer 2008 if the strike drags on for another month. The article suggests that if the...
- Oakland Will Solicit Possible Overbuilds. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;05/15/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p30
Announces that the city officials of Oakland, California, is encouraging more cable television operators to compete in the city. Effort to lure RCN Corp. or Seren Innovations Inc.; Plans of AT&T Broadband to upgrade its system in Oakland; Prospect of greater competition to extract greater...
- Indian TV strike shot down. Pearson, Bryan // Daily Variety;8/19/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 33, p6
Reports on the move of cable operators to suspend its television blackout after the television viewers missed to watch a marksman winning in the Olympic Games in India.
- Cable Retains Strike-Fueled Audience Gains. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;4/21/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p6
The article focuses on a report released by Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau, U.S. cable networks added viewers at an accelerated pace during the Writers Guild of America strike, and when it ended, they continued to post record-high ratings. Among adults 18 to 49, the gap in average nightly...
- Discovery, Sony talk. // Daily Variety;9/13/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the negotiations of Discovery Channel in India with broadcasters for a distribution platform contract.
- The Rules of War. Kershbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;3/10/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the rules for television reporting of War in the U.S. Safety measures for reporters in the war; Coverage of Somalia and Bosnia conflicts by Cable News Network; Process of embedding of media people for the reporting of war; Impact of the embedding on the quality of reporting of war;...
- Call 'Em the May 'Squeaks' Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;4/21/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 16, p1
Focuses on the competition among several cable television networks to target adult audience ranging in the age group of 18-49 in the United States. Statistics related to performance and ratings of several cable television networks; Decline in the viewership of cable television network NBC;...
- Networks Get Busy in a Crowded Market. Littlejohn, Janice Rhoshalle // Multichannel News;6/11/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 24, p28
The article reports on the increasing competition of cable television networks in the U.S. to get their share of the female audience. Women account for over 50 percent of the population and they represent major purchasers in most households. Niche programming continues to attract advertisers...
- Oz networks maneuver for upcoming season. Groves, Don // Variety;11/22/2004, Vol. 397 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the rivalry between Seven, Nine and Ten web networks in Australia. Apology spoken by Seven chairman Kerry Strokes for the anticipated decline in ratings; Stance of Nine programming director Michael Healy on the issue; Television programs which will be shown by Ten in 2005.