TITLE

Basic cable's safety net has some holes

AUTHOR(S)
Weisman, Jon
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Variety;12/6/2010, Vol. 421 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines television programs presented on cable television which were canceled by cable television companies due to low ratings. The cancellation of the drama "Rubicon" by the cable network American Movie Classics (AMC) is used as an example to illustrate the fact that although programs on cable television can be profitable with lower ratings than are required on broadcast television, the danger of failure still exists.
ACCESSION #
55671437

 

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