Off from its all-time record of 126 noms last year, the premium cabler
remains the 800-lb.
was courted by Gump's last summer to become merchandise director of linens and fragrance and launch a dream department that became really only last month.
At USA's April 7 media upfront presentation in New York, president Chris McCumber will outline a plan to battle back by arming the cabler
with more live sports programming--starting with NHL Stanley Cup playoff games this month, and more WWE wrestling--as well as a greater number of original scripted series.
MTV is going far out of its comfort zone in greenlighting the fantasy drama series "Shannara," based on a well-known book series, which the cabler
hopes will become its "Game of Thrones.
Revolt CEO Keith Clinkseales says that while Napster brought "the cold winds of forever-change" to the music biz at the turn of the millennium, those winds have brought with them a new way to program a music cabler
The WGN America cabler
has undergone a big makeover, but has struggled to achieve meaningful coin in carriage fees from cable, satellite and telco distribs.
For sure, the pay cabler
has been fortified by hits in the past, from "Dexter" to "Weeds" to "Californication.
Corning Cable Systems is the cabler
for MetroCor optical fiber and the primary hardware supplier for this project.
Showcase scored Sunday night with sci-fi police drama "Continuum," which premiered to 900,000 viewers at 9 p.
Mohd Aslami, President and CEO, stated, "Unlike the softness in the component sector recently reported by several companies, the upward revision as well as the favorable terms of the contract from a major cabler
represents continued evidence of the strength of the optical fiber market.
Comcast, the largest cabler
, fared better than most in the quarter, losing only 17,000 subscribers.
TruTV has been on a ratings tear since the cabler
formerly known as Court TV underwent a rebranding and refocusing of its primetime programming strategy in January 2008.
He also broke ground as the first cabler
elected Chairman of the Media Ratings Council.
Yet these days, the cabler
is starting to challenge even its Fox broadcast sibling for prominence and profit-making for News Corp.
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