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- THE CABLERS. // Variety;10/02/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 7, p52
Presents news briefs concerning the cable television industry in the United States as of October 2000. Management reorganization at Viacom's MTVi; Increase in the number of viewers of the cable television network TNN through its program `WWF Raw Is War'; Cancellation of two television programs...
- TNN on scene with lots of green. Dempsey, John // Variety;11/13/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 13, p17
Reports on the plan of Viacom's TNN to buy reruns of television (TV) programs to fill its schedule with higher visibility TV series in 2000. Prospective choices of reruns marketed by several television networks; Expectation on the record license fee for the TV series `Star Trek: Next Generation.'
- WHICH CABLE NETWORKS ARE MOST PROFITABLE. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter;4/8/2011, Vol. 417 Issue 13, p32
The article presents information on the financial performance of several cable television networks in the U.S. Viacom honcho's cable-networks division, has grossed 97% operating profit of the conglomerate in 2010. According to report, operating profits at Viacom Inc. in 2010 is 8.2% and at News...
- Cable Nets' Results Tell Varied Tales. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;8/11/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p3
The article reports on the impact of the economic downturn on the advertising (ad) revenues of cable networks in the U.S. Several media companies' 2008 second-quarter earnings reports indicate the ad market is not raising-or lowering all companies in the same way. Time Warner reported very...
- Citizen Murdoch. Donaton, Scott; Jensen, Jeff // Advertising Age;6/13/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 25, p6
The article focuses on 63-year-old News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch. His acquisition of the Big 3 networks' affiliate base and the capture of National Football League rights from CBS Broadcasting Inc. have been perceived as brilliant strategic moves. His image in the media and financial...
- IN BRIEF. // Broadcasting & Cable;06/18/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 26, p24
Presents news briefs related to the broadcasting and cable industry in the United States, as of June 18, 2001. Viacom Inc.'s lack of interest in joining the bidding war for Fox Family Worldwide; Equipment of cable news network C-SPAN's grassroots tour bus with the latest in digital equipment...
- THE CABLERS. // Variety;01/29/2001, Vol. 381 Issue 10, p42
Presents news briefs from the United States cable television industry as of February 4, 2001. Retrenchments at TNN; Increase in the stock price of Viacom with its acquisition of BET Holdings; Selection of Kathy Griffin to host `Kathy's So-Called Reality,' from MTV.
- Nick to fill Eye's Sat. ayem block. Schneider, Michael; Bernstein, Paula // Daily Variety;02/10/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 50, p1
Reports on the agreement between Viacom and CBS on the airing of a Saturday branded block of Nickelodeon programming on CBS starting fall 2000. CBS's branded block as an extension of `Nick Jr.,' the preschool programming block that airs on Nickelodeon; Replacement for the programming from...
- CBS CABLE, MTV COMBINED. Bernstein, Paula; Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;05/05/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 45, p2
Reports on the plans of the merged Viacom Inc. and CBS Inc. to combine cable television firms CBS Cable and MTV Networks under the leadership of MTV chairman and chief executive officer Tom Freston. Restructuring at CBS following the merger; Management of the merged CBS Cable and MTV Networks.