Talkers build while laffers dip in sweeps

Oei, Lily
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/17/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 58, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the ratings of the television talk shows "Ellen," "Oprah" and "Dr. Phil" during February 2004. Figures released by Nielsen; Designation of "Ellen" as rookie of the year; Ratings of comedy and courtroom shows such as "Judge Greg Mathis," "People's Court," "Seinfeld" and "Friends".


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