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Beta Study: Hallmark, Fox Biz, BBC World, Nat Geo Wild Top Operator Interest

Hallmark Movie Channel tops list for emerging network cable ops
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According to the latest Beta Research Corp.
study, Hallmark Movie Channel is the emerging network cable operators most want to
carry (88%), while the emerging net large systems are most interested in adding
BBC World News (33%).

In
the top-ranked mid-sized net category, the most sought after among operators in
general is Fox Business Network (85%), while for large-systems, the the pick is
Nat Geo Wild (24%).

The
top five in each category are:

Emerging
networks, all operators: Hallmark Movie Channel, Smithsonian Channel, MTV Hits,
BBC World News, Crime & Investigation, Cloo.

Mid-sized
nets, all operators: Fox Business Network, NFL Network, Nat Geo Wild, PBS Kids
Sprout, Cooking Channel.

Emerging
nets, large operators: BBC World News, Sony Movie
Channel, Crime & Investigation, RLTV, Chiller.

Mid-sized
nets, large operators: Nat Geo Wild, NFL Network, PBS Kids SProut, Current TV.

The
results are from the fall 2011 Beta Research cable operator carriage study.

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