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- OXYGEN POPULATES 'CAMPUS' Martin, Danise // Daily Variety;10/2/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 1, p6
The article presents a reports on the upcoming second season of Oxygen's original comedy "Campus Ladies," guest starring Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes, Jason Alexander, Penny Marshall, Beverly D' Angelo, Mo'Nique, Rob Corddry, Jeff Garlin and Rob Riggle. The season two of the comedy premieres on...
- Big-ticket sitcoms show staying power. Littleton, Cynthia // Broadcasting & Cable;03/10/97, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p26
Focuses on the continued strength of television sitcoms in viewership ratings. Includes `Home Improvement'; `Seinfeld'; `Mad About You.'
- Nets back in laffer hammock. Kissell, Rick // Variety;01/01/2001, Vol. 381 Issue 6, p29
Reports on the ratings of some television comedies during the so-called hammock timeslots in holiday season 2000. Rating of `Geena Davis'; Rating of `Becker's'; Gain from the timeslot.
- WB syndies powering up. Grego, Melissa // Daily Variety;12/4/2001, Vol. 274 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the ratings of syndicated sitcoms in the United States for the week ended November 18, 2001. National household rating for 'Friends'; Increase in the ratings for 'ElimiDate'; List of the five off-network sitcom having increased ratings.
- SKEIN HELPS POLS SEE THE FUNNY SIDE OF LIFE. Wu, Nelson // Variety;2/24/2003, Vol. 390 Issue 2, p41
Focuses on 'Chuan Ming Luan Jiang' or 'Let's All Talk Nonsense,' a television comedy program in Taiwan that impersonates politicians. Features of the show; Status of the show in terms of ratings; Actions taken by Taiwanese politicians to use the show to their advantage.
- BIG LAUGHS, BIG GROWTH! // Broadcasting & Cable;10/18/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 42, p17
Presents a graphical representation of U.S. cities in which ratings of comedy television programs have increased as of October 2004. Los Angeles, California; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Birmingham, Alabama; Memphis, Tennessee; Greensboro, North Carolina.
- The last laugh. Walden, George; Allardice, Lisa // New Statesman;11/17/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4664, p36
Compares British and American television sitcoms, focusing on the cancellation of the show "Coupling" by United States television executives. Sense of pride felt by British people when Americans adopt their sitcoms; Failure of any foreign TV comedy to make it big in the U.S.; Success of "Fawlty...
- 'Raymond' Clicks on TBS. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;11/22/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 47, p11
Reports on the popularity of the U.S. television comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," as of November 2004. Factors contributing to the success; Comparison with other comedy programs; Ratings of the show.
- THAT SHOW IS STILL ON THE AIR? REALLY?! ROSS, DALTON // Entertainment Weekly;3/22/2013, Issue 1251, p24
The article discusses the average success of the television sitcom "Rules of Engagement," which will air its 100th episode during the 2012-2013 season, examining why the show is still on despite not being discussed in the media and creator Tom Hertz's predictions for the show's continuation.