23 Total Quotes

Dennis McAlpine Quotes

It would have been a surprise if 'Scary Movie' hadn't been No. 1. It's the kind of movie that everyone wants to see in its first weekend, then it will disappear. It's when (the Weinstein Co.) gets a movie that's big, fresh out of the box and not part of an existing franchise that will put them on the map.
Dennis McAlpine
#Kind

If Hong Kong works, there's a good chance that Shanghai will get built. If Hong Kong bombs, it won't.
Dennis McAlpine
#Bombs

The price tag is a little more than people were expecting.
Dennis McAlpine
#People

You'd like to see things improve (at Disney's animation studios).
Dennis McAlpine
#Animation

Anytime you do a movie with a cost of $200 million, you have a risk.
Dennis McAlpine
#Risk

You've seen an incredibly high profitability. In the future, it'll be part of union contracts, but for the most part it's not yet.
Dennis McAlpine
#Profitability

We're used to seeing a radio station turn around in one rating period. You change the talent, the ratings go up, your revenues follow and you've made a fortune out of it. Television, unfortunately, is going to take a couple of years to get most of that around.
Dennis McAlpine
#Television #Fortune

They haven't been able to manage the acquisitions well.
Dennis McAlpine
#Acquisition

A lot of ads that companies thought would work online aren't. Advertisers are now looking for results.
Dennis McAlpine
#Advertisers

They've done their own thing for the most part. Disney has been content to leave them alone and give them money and pull in all the Academy Awards.
Dennis McAlpine
#Money #Disney

Things are getting better, but they were so bad that they had do. Is there a real turnaround here? It's way too early to tell.
Dennis McAlpine
#Turnaround

Her relationship with advertisers is pretty tenuous and she's got to be careful how she handles it.
Dennis McAlpine
#Relationships #Advertisers

Advertisers still want to avoid controversy.
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#Controversy #Advertisers

This is year-end cleaning out the closet, putting stuff in order, getting ready for the new year.
Dennis McAlpine
#New Year

This is something that was expected for some time. It takes a fair amount of overhead to run these things. The same overhead can run two or three of these channels. ESPN has shown that it has some muscle with cable networks because it has many channels.
Dennis McAlpine
#ESPN

If Hong Kong works, there's a good chance that Shanghai will get built.
Dennis McAlpine
#Hong Kong #Shanghai

The reality is that it probably has no negative impact on advertisers. The only thing that (advertisers) really worried about is the publicity that comes from those special interest groups going against that kind of show, and sort of tarring them with the same brush.
Dennis McAlpine
#Publicity #Advertisers