Combat Sports Fight Their Way to Cable

Umstead, R. Thomas
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/17/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p66
In this article the author reflects on the rising popularity of combat-sports programming on television. He asserts that the reason why viewers are so eager to watch athletic violence on television is because of the video games. He cites that if the combat-sports genre continues to thrive, it is only natural that television critics will be treated to more martial arts exhibitions at future Television Critics Association Tour stops.


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