- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 31, 2002

Conservative commentator Armstrong Williams will revive his television talk show next week, about three months after the folding of the program's original home, the Renaissance Network.
"The Right Side With Armstrong Williams" will air on several broadcast and cable outlets, including GoodLife TV Network, a Washington-based cable channel that carries family programming.
It also will be broadcast Fridays at 9 p.m. on DCTV Channel 6, a public-access cable station in the District.
Mr. Williams formed a company, Right Side Television Productions, to distribute the show and another program, "Judicial Watch," that originated on the Renaissance Network. He hopes the company will become the foundation of a new conservative TV network.
"Eventually, it will become a network, but it's a lot easier to distribute one or two shows than it is an entire network," Mr. Williams said.
His company has several other shows in development, he said.
The first episode of Mr. Williams' new TV show, scheduled to air Wednesday, will feature an interview with New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, a Republican. Future shows will feature interviews with conservative icons Kenneth W. Starr, Pat Buchanan and Bob Dole.
Mr. Williams will continue his radio show, also called "The Right Side." It is carried on the Talk America Radio Network, which does not have a Washington-area affiliate.
The conservative Renaissance Network folded in November, after about 10 months on the air.
The network carried news and talk shows, as well as reruns of "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" and "Bonanza." The channel was seen locally on WTMW-TV (Channel 14) in Arlington, which recently changed its call letters to WFDC and became an affiliate for the new Telefutura Spanish-language network.
The Renaissance Network debuted in January 2001. It broadcast from the Washington studios of the old America's Voice channel, a conservative network that folded in 2000.
Vincent Castelli, the Renaissance Network's founder, would not discuss its demise. He said he is planning to introduce American News Network, a news channel, in April or May.

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