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Cable projects have often found homes at HBO, Logo and NBCUniversal channels
People often equate actors with roles they play, and 10 seasons into "NCIS" some folks think Mark Harmon is Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
"Kids are kids. What they're expecting is roughly the same. It's adapting it to the different places they're looking for it that's the challenge," says Chris Waldron, VP of digital at Cartoon Network.
History, Lifetime and A&E don't exactly cater to the same auds, but they share a philosophy and corporate culture that supports producers and encourages creative risk.