TITLE

MTV, grapplers get 'Tough' on reality

AUTHOR(S)
Dempsey, John
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/09/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 26, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a partnership between Music Television (MTV) and World Wrestling Federation (WWF) to produce 'Tough Enough,' a 13-week primetime reality-based television series that will focus on training young men and women who want to become WWF superstars. Reward for the winning participants; Search for participants in the show; Ratings boost received by MTV after it started running a WWF program on its Sunday lineup.
ACCESSION #
3970923

 

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