Family-Aimed Nets Pursue Exclusive Audience

Moss, Linda
July 2001
Multichannel News;7/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p3
Focuses on cable television networks' efforts to target families in the United States. Walt Disney Co.'s plan to recast Fox Family Channel as ABC Family; Relaunch of Odyssey Network as Hallmark Channel; Cable operators' high demand for family-oriented programming.


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