Top Grade

October 1971
Time;10/4/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 14, p98
The article focuses on the professional life and achievements of Sir Lew Grade, the chief executive and principal voting shareholder of Associated Television Corp. Ltd. (ATV). It mentions that ATV is one of the largest 15 regional firms that make up Great Britain's commercial television network. According to ATV's chairman Lord Renwick, the credit for network's success goes to Lew. It informs that Lew has produced "Robin Hood" and has sold more than 100,000 hours of programming to 104 countries.


Related Articles

  • An Ode to the Ad. Lileks, James // American Enterprise;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p47 

    Suggests the need for an all-commercial television channel. Historical significance of television commercials; Example of television programs that need and does not need advertisements; Possible results of a decline in interest in advertisements.

  • SKY SPORTS: AN EXPERT'S VIEW. Gosper, Bren // Campaign;7/13/2001, Issue 28, p10 

    Focuses on advertising on the British cable television networks Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports Extra. Complaints against the selection of commercials; Target audience, audience figure, audience share of the broadcast slated on July 7, 2001 at 9:00 a.m.; Cost of 30-second commercial.

  • When It Comes to truTV's New Ad Load, Less Is More. LYNCH, JASON // Adweek;10/31/2016, Vol. 57 Issue 36, p15 

    The article reports on TruTV's plan to reduce its ad load by up to nine minutes for all of the network's prime-time original shows, including Impractical Jokers, Adam Ruins Everything and Billy on the Street. It is noted that several other networks and shows have followed suit, since truTV...

  • TV ads on a budget. MILLER, HAL; WENIG, MIKE // Model Retailer;Jun2011, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14 

    The article offers advice on how to advertise on cable television providers and television network associates. It advises on how a hobby model retailer can have advertisements offering its products to be aired on cable providers and network affiliates and explains how to go about with the idea....

  • Now You See It, Now You Don't. McCallum, Jack // Sports Illustrated;2/12/1979, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p32 

    The article focuses on the plan of ABC-TV network to address the problem of assigning commercials in soccer matches after the North American Soccer League (NASL) revealed that it will not change the non-stop play policies in 1979. It is said that ABC may adopt the strategy of CBS and other local...

  • TCM TOPPER SIGNS OFF AT NET. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;3/12/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 51, p2 

    This article reports that the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) executive vice president-general manager Tom Karsch has resigned from the company. The article mentions TCM's accomplishments under Karsch's leadership. TCM is one among the few commercial free cable television companies which reaches 75...

  • From Super Bowl to Salty Snacks: Opportunities for Advocacy Presented by the Use of "Classical" Music on Television. Albrecht, Theodore // Choral Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p47 

    The article focuses on the use of classical music on television network commercials in the U.S. It notes that producers of the commercials will not be able to select the musical pieces if it is not known historical musical literature. It lists the classical music frequently used in commercials...

  • Perfect Rx for dir. Bob Rice: Comedy Central humor. Takaki // SHOOT;08/08/97, Vol. 38 Issue 32, p12 

    Examines Santa Monica, California-based Plum Productions' television commercials for the Comedy Central cable network. Advertising theme; Key characters; Television-spot credits for director Bob Rice.

  • Upfront Just Might Have Its Mojo Back. Crupi, Anthony // Adweek;5/24/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 21, p7 

    The article focuses on the upfront meeting, which is the start to the advertising sales period for television networks. Forecasters believe that the 2010-2011 upfront season will be complete by July 4, 2010 at the latest. The author reports that buyers normally start the upfront with television...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics