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- The Graying of the TV Viewer. UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS // Multichannel News;9/8/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 33, p31
The author says a new study on the rising age of television viewers, and primetime ratings results from the current summer's top cable networks showing double-digit declines among the 18-34 audience during the period of May 26 to August 31, 2014, should cause programmers some concern.
- H2 network is a hit with men, advertisers. Poggi, Jeanine // Advertising Age;2/18/2013, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p9
The article discusses the rebranding of the cable television network History International as H2 by its parent company Arts & Entertainment Networks (A&E Networks), noting the relatively high ratings for H2 and its focus on documentary television programs.
- Spike TV Cozies Up to Young Women. MARECHAL, AJ // Variety;4/23/2013, Vol. 319 Issue 5, p28
The article examines television programming by the cable television network Spike TV, focusing on its efforts to present programs to attract more women television viewers.
- VH1 Looks to Redefine Itself With Rush of New Programming. Levine, D.M. // Adweek;10/10/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 35, p17
The article focuses on the cable television network VH1, considering the introduction of new television programs by the network in 2011 in an attempt to broaden the range of its programming.
- One man's junk is another man's disease: Exploring hoarding as reality television entertainment. Evans, Shannon M.; Barton, Kristin M. // Journal of Popular Television;Apr2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p41
Reality television programmes focusing on issues of 'hoarding' (accumulating items and possessions at unhealthy levels) have become popular on US cable networks such as A&E and TLC. But while these shows outwardly appear to be offering help to those who are featured on the series (as well as...
- Talking Points. Kissell, Rick; Littleton, Cynthia // Variety;4/15/2014 Supplement, p20
The article examines television programming by broadcast and major cable television networks. Programs which had both strong and weak ratings for those networks in the 2013-2014 season are examined. New programs to be broadcast in the 2014-2015 season are discussed. Overall ratings for each...
- SCRIPPS NETWORKS. // Advertising Age;5/2/2011, Vol. 82 Issue 18, pC46
The article, part of a special advertising section, examines the cable television broadcasting company Scripps Network. Cable television networks owned by the company and their programming for 2011-2012 are discussed including House & Garden Television (HGTV), Food Network, DIY Network and the...
- Retrans Fights Are Risky Business. GIBBONS, KENT // Multichannel News;3/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p22
In this article, the author discusses conflict between television programmers and distributors. He discusses the dispute between Walt Disney Co.'s local American Broadcasting Co. (WABC) owned and operated station and Cablevision Systems Corp. He opines that distributors should contain...
- Nets Book Crowded Summer Schedule. KISSEL, RICK // Variety;6/9/2014, Vol. 324 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses prime time television programming by broadcast television networks in the summer of 2014. A record high 29 programs which will have their premieres on broadcast or cable networks from May 20-July 20, 2014 are examined as part of a trend in which summer, traditionally...