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April 16, 2003 | Greg Braxton
The National Network, TNN, a cable channel devoted to programming for men, is spiking its name and will be renamed Spike TV. Albie Hecht, president of the network, announced the change Tuesday, along with plans for a new slate of male-oriented programming that he says will solidly reflect the network's new direction. "Spike TV captures the attributes and essence of what we want the first network for men to be," Hecht said. "It's unapologetically male; it's active.
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March 12, 2005 | From Associated Press
World Wrestling Entertainment is looking for a new television home. Cable's Spike TV, which has shown pro wrestling regularly on Monday and Saturday nights, said it has stopped negotiating with the WWE for an extension of a contract that ends in September. "WWE Raw" and "WWE Raw Zone" are regularly among the most popular programs on cable television, but a network executive speaking on condition of anonymity said wrestling was never as popular with advertisers as it was with audiences.
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March 12, 2005 | From Associated Press
World Wrestling Entertainment is looking for a new television home. Cable's Spike TV, which has shown pro wrestling regularly on Monday and Saturday nights, said it has stopped negotiating with the WWE for an extension of a contract that ends in September. "WWE Raw" and "WWE Raw Zone" are regularly among the most popular programs on cable television, but a network executive speaking on condition of anonymity said wrestling was never as popular with advertisers as it was with audiences.
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April 16, 2003 | Greg Braxton
The National Network, TNN, a cable channel devoted to programming for men, is spiking its name and will be renamed Spike TV. Albie Hecht, president of the network, announced the change Tuesday, along with plans for a new slate of male-oriented programming that he says will solidly reflect the network's new direction. "Spike TV captures the attributes and essence of what we want the first network for men to be," Hecht said. "It's unapologetically male; it's active.
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