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Unformatted text preview: and cable networks (could prevent some competition) One cable system can monopolize a certain area- Cable Deregulation Act of 1984 20 th Century Fox purchased by Murdoch in 1985, creates first new network since 50s- FOX Made it based on aggressive counterprogramming strategy Studios could now start or buyout networks, once again combining exhibition and production, Paramount decrees would no longer be enforced Universal stepped in and started buying theaters, total breakdown of decrees Networks now allowed to expand their ownership of stations (affiliates) mainly in the large cities (O&Os owned and operated stations) the amount of commercial time could be increased and make up for some of the losses they were accruing based on competition from cable...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course FTV 110A taught by Professor Brooks during the Fall '06 term at UCLA.
- Fall '06