TV

Hallmark Channel

By

Unlike most cable channels, Hallmark is a stand-alone network, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings; it spun off the smaller Hallmark Movie Channel in 2004. In the exec ranks, Schlieff was…

Sci Fi

By

Sci Fi may be a cable channel, but it isn't thinking like one. Net's mandate is to think like a brand, one that lives everywhere, from online (with original broadband programming) to comicbooks (via…

TV Land

By

TV Land has faced the challenge of luring viewers as the appetite for nostalgia television declines. Net has responded with a relatively aggressive original-programming push, including a very…

Marketplace

HBO

By

HBO's signature series, "The Sopranos," returns for its last hurrah. Numbers remained flat from the previous season (14 million, including rebroadcasts and On Demand) but with On Demand reaching new…

Showtime

By

Pay cablers live or die on buzz, and thanks to entertainment chief Robert Greenblatt, the CBS Corp.-owned network finally has some. The creepy "Dexter" made a slew of top-10 lists and seems likely to…

USA

By

Cable's No. 1 network dominated 2006, thanks in no small part to the channel's savvy late 2005 acquisition of WWE wrestling's "Monday Night Raw." Original scripted series remain USA's hallmark…

HGTV

By

In the equivalent of giving Taylor Hicks his own musical-variety show, HGTV in March premiered "Color Splash," starring 2006 "HGTV Design Star" champion David Bromstad. This is one of more than a…

SoapNet

By

In greenlighting 13 episodes of "Night Shift," SoapNet is entering the scripted series arena for the first time. But network execs felt the timing was right, as SoapNet is about to clear 60 million…

VH1

By

fter years of living in the shadow of MTV, net's little sib has broken out on its own. Company has had a spate of successful original programming, largely in the celeb-reality genre, and also is…

IFC

By

Though not in is as many homes as some other nets, IFC has been able to capitalize on the growing interest in independent films, particularly in smaller markets. Net is also key to the day-and-date…

  1. 1
  2. 4,789
  3. 4,790
  4. 4,791
  5. 4,792
  6. 4,793
  7. 10,253