TITLE

SOFT ADS, STRIKES BLUR TV PICTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Schneider, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/11/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 28, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the memorable events in television broadcasting in the United States in the year 2000. Decline in the ratings of reality show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'; Impact of the dot-com explosion; Effect of potential writer and actor strikes on the industry.
ACCESSION #
3995488

 

Related Articles

  • The Webs. Schneider, Michael; Dempsey, John // Variety;01/03/2000, Vol. 377 Issue 7, p72 

    Presents news briefs on television broadcasting in the United States. Reason for the launching of the American Broadcasting Company's (ABC) series version of `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'; Deal between UPN and Transworld International to produce `The Great Monster Truck Race' television program.

  • BRIEFS.  // Multichannel News;4/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p12 

    Presents news briefs concerning the cable television industry in the U.S. as of April 25, 2005. Update on the launch of television program "Greatest American," in cable television network Discovery Channel; Renewal of the deal between GSN and Buena Vista Television for the television program...

  • A Blizzard of Viewers. Pursell, Chris // Television Week;3/10/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p8 

    Presents an update on syndicated TV show ratings in the U.S. as of March 2003. Effect of weather conditions on the ratings of syndicated programs; Rating of the program "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on its February 18, 2003 airing; Comparison of ratings between talk shows "Oprah Winfrey Show"...

  • It's ABC by a mile. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;05/29/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 23, p9 

    Reports on the ratings performance of United States-based television networks for the 1999-2000 season. American Broadcasting Co.'s domination of the ratings contest through its `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' program; Ratings performance of other television programs.

  • ABC has the right answer. Littleton, Cynthia // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;05/30/2000, Vol. 363 Issue 13, p81 

    Reports that American Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) topped the 1999-2000 television season in the United States with big help from its show 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'. Top performance by ABC in annual growth in average total viewers; Performance by CBS, National Broadcasting, United Paramount...

  • 'Millionaire' goes interactive online. Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;03/24/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 16, p16 

    Reports that television viewers will be able to play along with the program `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?,' by using the Enhanced TV feature from Go.com. Competition among online users watching the show in the United States; Prizes.

  • 'Millionaire's' stars dust record ratings. Kissell, Rick; Schneider, Michael; Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;05/03/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 43, p1 

    Reports on the ratings success enjoyed by the television program `Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' in May 1, 2000. Number of viewers who watched the heavily hyped and anticipated celebrity `Millionaire' show; Factors that increased ABC's early May ratings.

  • Toons crushed by Regis.  // Daily Variety;03/16/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 10, p5 

    Reports on the ratings performance of television programs in the United States as of March 16, 2000. Titles of programs; Failure of animated programs to win the ratings competition with the game show `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'

  • Rock stars help Alphabet soup up Sunday numbers. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;02/13/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 52, p5 

    Reports the television program ratings in the United States as of February 2001. Advantage gained by the American Broadcasting Co. for shows 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,' featuring rock musicians; Viewership of the program 'The Practice'; Data on audience share of television networks.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics