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Kids in the Kitchen
PS-DW-09
Programming (Series) - Cable System I
Mediacom
Dubuque, IA
Kids in the KitchenObesity in children and adults within the United States is a problem and has been a recurring topic in the news media. Kids in the Kitchen was created to entertain, but more importantly educate people of all ages the significance of an appropriate diet, good nutrition, and proper eating habits that help to combat obesity. Kids in the Kitchen is a joint effort between the Dubuque Community School District and Mediacom Communications Corporation. With an enrollment of over 10,000 students, the Dubuque Community School District and Mediacom hope to make an impact on the way these students, as well as the over 20,000 subscribers of Mediacom, think about the way they eat.
For more information, please contact:
James Barefoot
Production Coordinator
Mediacom
3033 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: 563-588-3040
jbarefoot@mediacomcc.com
New England Accent Series
PS-DY-05
Programming (Series) - Cable System III
Cox Communications
Lincoln, RI
New England AccentIn February 2006, Cox Communications New England decided to produce New England Accent, a monthly public affairs program that would serve as a vehicle to showcase issues and ideas that are important to both the company and the communities it serves. The series would highlight the company’s public affairs initiatives and serve as a forum for requests for special coverage from state officials, public service organizations and regular folks. Topics covered include AIDS, fundraising through gay bingo, the Rhode Island National Guard and underage drinking and driving. Each show received media coverage, significant hits On Demand, and praise from community leaders.
For more information, please contact:
Mary Lou Palumbo
Community Programming Manager
Cox Communications
1320 Eddie Dowling Hwy.
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-383-2837
marylou.palumbo@cox.com

The Challenge
PS-DZ-02
Programming (Series) - MSO
Cablevision Systems Corporation
Bethpage, NY
The ChallengeFor the last 9 years Cablevision, Power to Learn and News 12 Long Island have been recognizing academic excellence on “The Long Island Challenge. The Challenge is the high school academic quiz show that answers the age old question ‘is it who you know or what you know?” Each week on Cablevision’s regional 24-hour news channels, News 12, two teams of teen scholars prove it’s definitely cool to be smart. Entering its tenth year on Long Island, second season in New Jersey and launching in Connecticut, The Challenge lets academic stars shine across the tri-state area. This season the show has a whole new look and a campaign that lets teens know “Being Smart Was Never So Cool.”
For more information, please contact:
Trent Anderson
Vice President, Education
Cablevision Systems Corporation
1111 Stewart Ave.
Bethpage, NY 11714
Phone: 516-803-2370
tanderso@cablevision.com
C-SPAN's The Capitol
PS-EB-01
Programming (Series) - Cable Network II
C-SPAN Networks
Washington, DC
The CapitolIn 2006, C-SPAN premiered The Capitol, the most extensive history of the U.S. Capitol ever brought to television. C-SPAN was granted unique access to the Capitol and recorded the three-part original series in high definition to capture and preserve the art and architecture of the Capitol building, providing historical context through numerous interviews with historians, journalists, and members of the House and Senate recounting the building's history in their own words. The program's web site provided an extensive archive of the program and the complete Capitol Oral History Project featuring 20 interviews. Clips from the program were integrated into classroom tools for C-SPAN Classroom. Press from The Capitol generated over 48 million gross impressions.
For more information, please contact:
Marty Dominguez
Vice President, Marketing
C-SPAN Networks
400 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-626-4855
mdominguez@c-span.org
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