Making Movies Count

Umstead, R. Thomas
June 2010
Multichannel News;6/21/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p6
The article reports that cable networks are building cinematic franchises to lure back their viewers. It mentions the success of Syfy on its horror films line up for Saturday night such as "Mega Piranha and Sharktopus" and "Stonehenge Apocalypse," which brought about 1.9 million audiences to the network in 2010. It adds that cable networks including Turner Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS), USA Network, and Black Entertainment Television (BET) are offering films from 2000s.


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