Cable Firms Exploit Multicultural Edges
- Teutons tune to Turkish delight. Hofmann, Katja // Variety;4/17/2006, Vol. 402 Issue 9, p1
The article reports on the sitcom called Turkish for Beginners. The sitcom focuses on a German teenager whose mother moves in with her Turkish boyfriend and two children. Producer Alban Rehmitz of Hoffmann & Voges said that the show is about people from different cultures who have been thrown...
- TELEVIZE U NÃS A VE Å VÃCARSKU. Jirovská, Anita // Media4u Magazine;2012, Issue 1, p101
The article deals with the issue of historical and contemporary developments in terms of television content broadcasting structures, as well as differences in communication of the television with the audience. Based on the significant historical difference of two states - Switzerland, which is...
- Teaching Through Television. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;10/4/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p3
Presents information on the animated television show "Maya & Miguel," which teaches the importance of valuing different cultures in the U.S.
- More shades of faces pop up on prime time. Mason, M.S. // Christian Science Monitor;10/31/97, Vol. 89 Issue 236, p12
Discusses the growing racial diversity of characters in television shows in the United States in the late 1990s. Shows which have succeeded in keeping their casts racially mixed; Why situation dramas lend themselves to diversity better than situation comedies; How the television networks have...
- Controlling the Cable. // America;9/19/1981, Vol. 145 Issue 7, p133
The author comments on the competition between television and cable. He cites statistics that show that cable will reach 95% of American homes by 1991. The easing of conditions for granting cable franchises has resulted in a rush for networks to get into the cable industry while the move for...
- Cable's Cultural Crapshoot. Clarke, Gerald; Ainslie, Peter // Time;10/26/1981, Vol. 118 Issue 17, p82
The article reports on the performance of the CBS Cable (CBS-C) service from CBS Television Network in the U.S. According to the authors, the service centered its 10 million-dollar investment on culture and fine arts. The service is carried by 250 cable companies across the country with a...
- CAN TV hopeful over pending RCN renewal. Sosin, Kate // Windy City Times;3/21/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p10
The article reports that CAN TV, whose programs cater to LGBT and AIDS communities in Chicago, Illinois, remains hopeful of its funding as a franchise renewal for cable company RCN was submitted to the City Council.
- NewWave Prez Finds News Is Very Local. Gibbons, Kent; Moss, Linda; Haugsted, Linda; Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;8/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p6
Presents updates on the U.S. cable television industry as of August 2004. News program produced by NewWave Communications; Details of the cable programmers forum at the National Cable Television Cooperative meeting; Proposal of Cox Enterprises Inc. to buy-back its public stock.
- Cable Is Bustin' Out All Over. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;9/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 35, p26
The article reflects on the move of several cable television companies in America to debut cable network original series in September. The author offers personal reflection and insights about the move of cable companies, and explains how will it affect the program's ratings. One of the...