'Closer' opens door for cablers

Martin, Denise
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/14/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 52, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on high television ratings for TNT's drama program "The Closer." Episode ranks as a advertisement-supported cable's most watched telecast of a scripted series. In addition, overall viewership for "The Closer" beat broadcast competition from ABC, NBC, Fox, UPN and WB. The broadcast-type rating results from balance between the creative cache of cable and the delivery of a broadcast network.


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