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FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless due to changes in TV viewing habits

...a publicity stunt. Overnight numbers still solidly represent how one program is doing against a competitor. For a cable network like FX, the value in promoting how many people watch a program over time comes when negotiating with cable or satellite...
Sitka students prepare for barn dance

...chatty, chatty," while Michaels was trying to talk.Michaels works as a writer for low-budget documentaries on cable networks, including Lifetime."My joy, my avocation, is teaching dancing to children, adults, families, whoever will...
Battle over channels

...transmission infrastructure, and the businesses that own the content transmitted over this infrastructure, say, GCI's cable network. The concern of content providers is when a distribution company owns a content company it may give preference to...
MSNBC not saying if Bashir apology enough

...and anyone else who might have heard what I said," said Bashir, who hosts an hour-long commentary program on the cable network's afternoon schedule.Bashir's commentary came on the same day that MSNBC suspended Alec Baldwin's weekly talk...
For Armstrong, a smart PR move to talk to Oprah

...Armstrong made the smart move, agreeing to a 90-minute taped interview with Oprah, which will air on her OWN cable network Thursday. It no doubt will be well watched.Late Friday, USA Today reported Armstrong will admit he cheated. The...
News Corp.'s hit and run

...retransmission fees" - News Corp. wants Cablevision to pay $150 million a year for the right to carry six local stations and cable networks, up from $70 million in the last contract - is the latest in a series that has become distressingly familiar to...
Governor airs new television show

...administration was able to switch the ARCS time slot to Fridays at 9:30 p.m. and secure free air time on the GCI cable network, Manly said. The first program focused on the Longevity Bonus, which Murkowski vetoed from this year's budget...
Tour association makes new marketing plan

...importance of marketing." ATIA's new marketing plan includes 10-second television advertisements to be aired on cable networks; new press kits; an Alaska Media Road Show that will allow ATIA members to meet with representatives of the national...
Mr. Putin's business disputes

...government line, causing its ratings to plummet; most of the journalists who worked at NTV have moved to an obscure cable network, TV-6, which has promptly emerged from obscurity to produce Moscow's most-watched newscasts; and, once again...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...year of our century there will be a glut of backward-looking. Foremost in these endeavors will be ESPN, the sports cable network whose parent is the Walt Disney Co. Beginning Jan. 22, ESPN will telecast 60 hours of original programming reviewing...


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