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Television How does television avoid risk? o Network Strategies o Let’s Be Cheap o We have it, they don’t o Let’s toot our own horns o If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em o Let’s Change the rules How is cable television different from network television? Why was cable television created and why is it so popular with audiences today? How do cable and satellite services earn revenue? In regards to government control, how do satellite and cable television channels differ from local TV stations? What criteria do local or network television programmers use when making production decisions? What is a format? What is a pilot? What is off-network syndication and its purpose? o Pilot – a single episode that is used to test the viability of a series o Off-network syndication – a situation in which a distributor takes a program that has already been shown on network television and rents (liscenses) episodes of that program to TV stations for local airing. What are the new methods of television distribution? Please describe the current state of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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