Pilot success often akin to needles in haysacks

Schneider, Michael
May 1999
Advertising Age;5/10/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 10, ps50
Trade Publication
This article presents a list of top network series suppliers and their corresponding television programs for the 1999-2000 television season in the U.S., including Who Wants to be a Millionaire? from Buena Vista.


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