Hallmark Chief Makes His Case

January 2008
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p39
An interview with Henry Schleiff, chief executive officer (CEO) of Crown Media Holdings Inc., is presented. When asked about the highest ratings earned by his independent network Hallmark Channel, he cites that it is attributed to the fact that the network is associated with major holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving. He describes the impact of the ratings to the firm's negotiations. Moreover, he comments on the compulsory arbitration with some independent channel distributors.


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