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Mar 3, 2003  •  Post A Comment

“Consolidation. Today we are dealing with fewer customers (agency mergers) and fewer clients (station group ownerships) than we did 20 years ago. As a result our sales structures have evolved to effectively serve these two constituencies.”
JIM BELOYIANIS, PRESIDENT, KATZ TELEVISION GROUP
“Unquestionably, the rise of cable television. The line is now virtually nonexistent between broadcast network and cable when it comes to appointment TV.”
MATT ROUSH,
TELEVISION CRITIC, TV GUIDE
“The biggest change has been the explosion of cable channels. Not only did it fragment the audience, it vastly increased the amount of time it takes to channel surf.”
BILL GOODYKOONTZ, TV CRITIC AND COLUMNIST, THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC