TITLE

Cable Wins at Beach Blanket Bingo

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the popularity of scripted cable television series in the U.S. Cable television network FX apparently became popular for its scripted series such as "The Shield" and "Nip/Tuck," and became the leader in original scripted premium content with programs as "Weeds" and the cop/serial-killer drama "Dexter." Other popular television series include FX's "Damage", ESPN's "The Bronx Is Burning" and NBC's "Heroes."
ACCESSION #
25980498

 

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