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- NBC BETS THE NEST ON 'SMASH' Littleton, Cynthia // Variety;1/2/2012, Vol. 425 Issue 7, p10
The article examines the television program "Smash," a musical program which will have its debut broadcast on the NBC Television Network on February 6, 2012. The program's depiction of the creation of a Broadway theatrical production is considered. NBC's considerable financial commitment to the...
- C4 boosts program funds. Johnson, Debra // Daily Variety;10/16/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 8, p6
Reports the decision of television station, Channel 4 to increase its television programming funds in Great Britain. Factors influencing the increase; Announcement on the layoff program of the station; Launch of the television program 'Shameless'.
- FUNNY TIMES ARE BACK. // Televisual;Jul2010, p5
The article reports on the plan of television (TV) comedy commissioners to invest in projects in Great Britain.
- OZ NETS SLOW ON DRAMAS. // Daily Variety;12/2/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 40, p9
Reports on the shortfall of the Australian television networks in their drama program spending. Drama program spending quota applied to television channels; Amount of the deficit for drama program spending.
- Power Play. Stilson, Janet // Adweek;5/19/2008, Vol. 49 Issue 17, pSR8
The article examines the satellite television broadcasting company DirecTV. The company has signed a unique agreement with the NBC television network to broadcast episodes of the prime time television program "Friday Night Lights" in the fall of 2008 that will not be broadcast by the network...
- Pitching the Script. Crupi, Anthony // MediaWeek;9/14/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 32, p10
The article examines marketing of television advertising for the television comedy "The League," which will be broadcast on the FX cable television network beginning in 2009. The network has created extensive product placement opportunities for the program's two main corporate sponsors, the...
- TV tie-ups in the digital age. Carter, Meg // Campaign;09/04/98, Issue 36, p34
Examines how British advertising agencies could utilize digital television (TV) to finance the production of entire TV shows as a branding exercise. Identity of various brand names including Wilkinson Sword and Marks and Spencer, among others, who expressed an interest in advertiser-funded TV;...
- Org to Africa: Sports rights will sell o'seas. Vourlias, Christopher // Variety;10/17/2011, Vol. 424 Issue 10, p11
The article presents a preview of TV Loves Africa, a conference on and sales presentation for television programs produced in Africa to be held October 30-November 2, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Homegrown tales power the tube. Dale, Martin // Variety;11/28/2011, Vol. 425 Issue 3, p32
The article discusses television broadcasting in Morocco, focusing on the role of the country's two public television networks in the financing of television program and motion picture production in that country.