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%).
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%).
top five in each category are:
networks, all operators: Hallmark Movie Channel, Smithsonian Channel, MTV Hits,
BBC World News, Crime & Investigation, Cloo.
nets, all operators: Fox Business Network, NFL Network, Nat Geo Wild, PBS Kids
Sprout, Cooking Channel.
nets, large operators: BBC World News, Sony Movie
Channel, Crime & Investigation, RLTV, Chiller.
nets, large operators: Nat Geo Wild, NFL Network, PBS Kids SProut, Current TV.
results are from the fall 2011 Beta Research cable operator carriage study.