Cable nets, operators trade punches in '00

Dempsey, John
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/11/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 28, p18
Trade Publication
Assesses the competition between cable networks and operators in the United States in the year 2000. Bad publicity received by Time Warner Inc. for shutting down the signals of ABC-owned television stations; Complaint of operators against the networks; Shift of the networks to programming strategies.


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