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- Basic cable networks will continue to invest heavily in quality programs. // Advertising Age;2/28/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 9, special section pC-2
This section presents a graphical representation of forecasted increases in quality program investments by U.S. cable television companies from 1990 to 1998.
- Plum TV Adds Cachet, Plus $20M. Gibbons, Kent // Multichannel News;1/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p13
The article reports that Plum TV, a private network targeting the super-rich in resort locales in the U.S., has ingested new funding from equity funds and other individuals. According to the author, the cash will finance its expansion into Sun Valley, Idaho, and Miami Beach, Florida. It also...
- No Magic Number for Ad Investment. Dominiak, Mark // Television Week;7/31/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p26
The article discusses issues related to advertising investment in the television industry in the U.S. A key objective of most media plans is to create broad awareness. One of the critical drivers of broad awareness is reach. Since the goal is to create broad awareness, the industry would want to...
- Liberty's Malone seeks bigger piece of AOL TW. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;5/27/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p8
Reports on the plan of John Malone to procure a stake at AOL Time Warner in the U.S. Percentage for the planned stake; Possible impact of the plan on the financial position of Time Warner; Impetus for the growth of Malones' company Liberty Media Corp.
- Comcast bundling up for 2006. Kolodny, Lora // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/10/2006, Vol. 392 Issue 31, p22
This article reports that Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable operator, started the new year with a stock price hovering at a two-year low despite what Wall Street observers generally called solid operating results amid concern about competitive issues and capital-spending levels. Comcast...
- Powerhouses in cable wave cash before portals. Friedman, Wayne // Advertising Age;4/12/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 16, ps10
This article explores the challenge imposed by Internet on cable television in the U.S. Entertainment media companies that control cable networks have decided to make strategic investments on the Internet. Specifically, the deals are links with so-called portals--those sites billing themselves...
- What Makes a Success Story Great. Laybourne, Geraldine; Rutledge, Tom // Multichannel News;4/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p91
Comments on innovations in the cable television sector of the U.S. List of the innovations and their role in building the cable industry; Amount invested by cable entrepreneurs in the telecommunications marketplace; Role of innovation and creativity in the growth of the cable market.
- The Costs of War. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;7/10/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 27, p10
The article discusses the competition between the cable-television industry and telephone companies in the U.S. The capital-spending gap demonstrates the disadvantage of telephone companies as they push into the video business. Cable operators have completed their rebuilding and have established...
- Peacock Network flying lower in fall. // Crain's New York Business;11/8/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p4
This article focuses on the financial performance of National Broadcasting Company (NBC), a U.S. broadcasting company of the United States. After the first six weeks of the fall season, NBC's supremacy with the crucial 18 to 49 demographic is eroding. As the November sweeps kick off, the Peacock...