Several Nets Plan to Make 'Em Laugh

Umstead, R. Thomas; Haugsted, Linda
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on comedy programs being planned by Oxygen and Lifetime Television, Disney Channel and VH1. Cable in general, unlike the drama category, has struggled to mine ratings success from situation comedies. The premiere of Campus Ladies on January 8, 2006 earned a 0.51 household rating and cumed over 1 million viewers across all of its airings. VH1 plans to rollout its first scripted series in April with the Tori Spelling-vehicle So noTORIos.


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