Fox's 'Nanny' nips at ABC's

Adalian, Josef
July 2004
Daily Variety;7/29/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 18, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the dispute between American Broadcasting Co. (ABC) and Fox regarding their nanny-themed reality television programs. Victory of ABC over Fox in a bidding war for the British format “Supernanny”; Fox's negotiations with Granada for a similar-sounding program called “Nanny 911”; Possibility that “Nanny 911” will use a mix of British and U.S. nannies; Fox reality chief Mike Darnell's observation about changes in the structure of reality television shows.


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