TITLE

HBO, SET Pitch Aggressive Card

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/6/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p146
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the completion of rate-card distribution deals between Home Box Office Pay-Per-View and Showtime Event Television in the U.S. Terms of the deal; Benefits of the deal; Purpose of the rate-card deal.
ACCESSION #
6657675

 

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