Thank you for spending some time with the 2008 edition of The CableFAX 100.
As in the past, we’ve ranked the top 100 players in cable. Unlike previous years, this list has only 100 or so names on it, a drop of more than 150 names from the 2007 list.
This year’s rankings were based on several factors. Some, like ratings, revenue, stock price, carriage and subscriber numbers and length of industry service are quantifiable. To a lesser extent we also considered intangibles, like industry wide image, prestige, whether a person appears regularly at industry trade events. I won’t deny that buzz also played a role in shaping our list.