TITLE

New lows for shows

AUTHOR(S)
Kissell, Rick
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;4/18/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Nielsen ratings of television programs in the United States for the week ending April 15, 2007. It discusses the poor performance of franchise dramas the networks have been counting on to close out nights for years. Fox prevailed among young adults for a 10th straight week.
ACCESSION #
24835143

 

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