- Playboy Consolidates; Video Unit Employees Laid Off. Gruenwedel, Erik // Video Store Magazine;10/24/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p8
Reports on the consolidation of several video and cable operations of Playboy Entertainment Group in the U.S. as of October 30, 2004. Number of employees that had been laid off due to the reorganization of the company; List of executives appointed to different positions; Company profile of...
- Best to FTTH Vendors: Don't Bother Calling. // Multichannel News;10/16/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p76
Presents an interview with Cox Communication Inc. executive vice president of engineering Alex Best regarding the impact of a fiber-to-the-home (FFTH) concept on cable industry in the United States. Advantage of the hybrid-fiber coax by cable operators over FFTH; Suitability of Bell companies...
- Playboy launches AdultVision TV. J.M. // Broadcasting & Cable;7/3/95, Vol. 125 Issue 27, p22
Informs about the launch of adult pay-per-view channel, AdultVision TV, by Playboy Entertainment in June 1995 on Time Warner's New York City Cable System. Note on the programs to be telecasted.
- Playboy to launch PPV network. Brown, Rich // Broadcasting & Cable;5/15/95, Vol. 125 Issue 20, p28
Reports that Playboy Entertainment is planning to launch a new adult pay per view movie network targeting the market currently served by Spice. Availability of the service; Range price.
- Playboy peeks at Europe for new channel. Marich, Robert // Hollywood Reporter;4/11/95, Vol. 336 Issue 40, p7
Reports on the plans of the Playboy Entertainment Group for a dedicated European version of a Playboy satellite television channel. Rating of the pay-per-view telecast of a Playboy service in Hong Kong.
- Retrans Fracas Looms. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;9/26/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 34, p8
Reports on the decision of Nexstar Broadcasting Group to discontinue its over-the-air television signals service to cable companies Cox Communications and Cable One. Factors that contributed to the decision; Financial challenges that will be faced by television broadcasters as viewers defect to...
- Nexstar Claims Ratings Are Up Even With Stations Dropped by Ops. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;5/9/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p10
Reports on the claims of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. that ratings at stations that lost their cable carriage have not dropped and advertisers are coming back after a retransmission-consent dispute encountered by the U.S. company. Relationship of the company with Cox Communications;...
- Ops Rebut Retrans 'Gains' Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;5/16/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p4
Focuses on the inquiries launched by Cable One Inc. and Cox Communications Inc. regarding the claims of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. that its TV stations have not seen ratings decline after losing its cable carriage. Response of Tom Basinger, vide president of Cable One, on Nexstar's ratings...
- K.C. and Mr. ME AT THE Ads. Neel, K. C. // Cable World (10427228);7/21/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p18
Presents a marketing expert's criticism of Cable Television Association of Marketers' Mark Award winners and the cable television industry's efforts to sell itself. Comments on the spots from Cox Communications Inc.; Views on the advertisement from Charter Communications Inc.; Criticism of a...