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New cable network to target auto enthusiasts

...said the concept has potential but starting a new cable network is a difficult task. "We're a car culture, so you...upward of $100 million to $125 million to launch a cable network and reach profitability. Each year, a dozen or so...

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CBS Eye on People cable network sold

NEW YORK -- CBS Corp. is selling its half of the CBS Eye on People cable network to partner Discovery Communications Inc. less than two years after the network was launched. Discovery, owner of several cable...

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Business
Winfrey, partners forming cable network for women

NEW YORK -- Three of the most successful women in television are banding together to form Oxygen, a cable network aimed at women. Former Nickelodeon president Geraldine Laybourne's company, Oxygen Media, announced today it will team with...

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Business
Final Augusta 'Cops' episode tonight

...weeks in the Augusta area.Today's episode, titled "Dealt a Bad Hand," shows local deputies chasing suspects who tried to run after a vehicle flipped over in a pursuit.The episode will air at 8 p.m. on the Spike cable network.

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USA Network tries something new

...NEW YORK -- When you program a cable network that aspires to reach a big...USA was the top-rated basic cable network. Now, Lifetime, Nickelodeon...wartime experience in the Navy. The cable network is also racing NBC to be the first...

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Life & style
Comcast scrutinized after raising Netflix stream fees

...streaming Netflix videos over its cable network.Julius Genachowski, the chairman...Netflix videos downloaded over the cable network has soared. Level 3 is now sending...to send more traffic over its cable network without paying for it. Typically...

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Business
Network geared toward gays and lesbians slated for February

NEW YORK -- Logo, an MTV-backed basic cable network aimed at the gay and lesbian community and long in the...reality-oriented shows. Viacom had been discussing a gay cable network since at least 1994, but put it on the back burner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/26/tel_416852.shtml
Television
Fox Cable Networks to buy Turner South

ATLANTA - Fox Cable Networks has agreed to buy the regional cable network Turner South, which carries some Atlanta Braves baseball games and other sports and entertainment programming, from Time Warner...

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MTV Networks announce Logo, network geared toward gays and lesbians

NEW YORK -- Logo, an MTV-backed basic cable network aimed at the gay and lesbian community and long in the...reality-oriented shows. Viacom had been discussing a gay cable network since at least 1994, but put it on the back burner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/tel_416984.shtml
Television
Comcast, Time Warner launch all-exercise channel

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp. and partner Time Warner Cable on Wednesday launched an all-exercise, on-demand cable network that will use product placements, branded graphics and sponsored segments rather than traditional commercials. The...

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