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Subs Pledge Allegiance

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Pubcaster KCTS-TV topped $1 million in its pledge drive, a record 74% increase from the year before. Of the 17,297 pledge callers, 11,996 were from Washington and 5,301 from British Columbia. Average…

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'Strange' Series

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Low-brow culture has found a new home now that a British series on exploitation films is bowing on the Discovery Channel. “The Incredibly Strange Film Show,” profiling cult filmmakers known for their…

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USA Picks Flicks

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Moviestore Entertainment, which previously licensed six theatrical films to USA Networks, has licensed seven more titles to the cable service. The licensing period is approximately 18 months to two…

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Indecent Exposure

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The FCC has upheld a $6,000 fine against Evergreen Media, owners of WLUP-AM, for “indecent” remarks made by afternoon drivers Steve Dahl and Garry Meier in three broadcasts between 1987 and 1989. The…

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KCOP Goes The Distance

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The Los Angeles Marathon organizing committee has patched up its differences with KCOP and concluded an agreement that gives the independent exclusive marathon broadcast rights through 1997…

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