TITLE

Where does 'Survivor' fit on Emmy's island

AUTHOR(S)
Schneider, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/29/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 41, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the difficulty of the members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organizer of the Emmy Awards in recognizing the success of reality television (TV) programs in the United States. Uncertainty in classifying the TV phenomenon; Concern of CBS network over the awards for 'Survivor'; Precedent for nominating a reality series.
ACCESSION #
4072736

 

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