TITLE

THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WAS: TV COMEDY

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Ray
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;7/17/2007, Vol. 400 Issue 24, pS10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to television comedies. The genre of comedy appears to be lacking recognition as broadcaster have sealed back their commitment to primetime scripted comedy series to only six new shows for the fall 2007-08 season. Lauren Corrao, vice president of Comedy Central, says the rise of reality programming has taken its toll over the genre. Critics have been touting the rise of the single-camera comedy, but this creativity has not translated into ratings numbers.
ACCESSION #
26329342

 

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