'Trail' tracks record ratings

Bernstein, Paula
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/24/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 38, p28
Trade Publication
Highlights the Nielsen ratings which made Turner Network Television's original movie 'Crossfire Trail' the highest-rated and most-watched movie in the history of basic cable television.


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