FIRST ANNUAL NPA-SPONSORED “CABLE NETWORK SURVEY”

January 17, 2017 | Deadline

Producers rank Best & Worst Basic Cable Companies To Work With

History and A&E are far and away the best basic cable channels for producers to work with, according to a first-of-its-kind survey of independent reality TV producers. By contrast, says the survey, BET and WE tv are the worst.


January 27, 2017 | The Hollywood Reporter Magazine

Reality TV Producers Reveal the Networks They Like to Pitch


January 17, 2017 | The Hollywood Reporter

Reality Producers Favor A+E Nets, Prefer Not to Pitch CMT

A new study from the Nonfiction Producers Association ranks cable networks on what they are like to pitch and work with.

Reality TV is a lot like Russian Roulette, so it's perhaps a little surprising that it took this long for someone to try and game the odds. The Nonfiction Producers Association on Tuesday released a first-of-its-kind study, ranking where alternative producers like to pitch — and where they'd rather take a preemptive pass.


January 17, 2017 | Multichannel

History, A&E Top NPA Cable Network Survey

Nets are non-fiction producers’ favorites to pitch shows

History and A&E networks were the favorite cable networks for non-fiction producers to work with, according to a new survey from the Nonfiction Producers Association (NPA) released Tuesday.


January 17, 2017 | Realscreen

History and A&E top NPA’s cable network survey

The first annual Cable Network Survey has named History Network and A&E as the top cable channels to work with, with the overall first places interchangeable between the two A+E Network-owned brands depending on the category.

Discovery Channel, Lifetime, Investigation Discovery, HGTV and Travel Channel came next, followed by 16 other networks.


January 17, 2017 | Broadcasting & Cable

History, A&E Best Networks to Work With, Say Non-Fiction Producers

NPA study sees BET, WE tv near the bottom

A survey on the best cable networks to work with from the Nonfiction Producers Association (NPA) sees History and A&E in the top two spots across the board. Discovery, Lifetime, ID, HGTV and Travel occupied many third and fourth place spots.