Through the Wire
- Oscar blahs. // Advertising Age;3/29/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 13, p24
This article reports on the low ratings of the television broadcasting of the U.S. Academy Awards in March 1999. The insufferably long, four-hour show almost certainly cost ABC viewers. In a telephone survey measuring viewer satisfaction, conducted by researcher Morpace International, viewers...
- TCM 'Ads' Oscar Value. Donohue, Steve // Multichannel News;1/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p26
Deals with the programming of cable television network Turner Classic Movies in line with the 2004 Academy Awards in the U.S. Number of movies it will broadcast from February 1 through March 2, 2004; Radio promotion of the network; Schedule of the airing of the 2004 Academy Awards ceremony.
- Oscars Weaken as Supporting Actor. McClellan, Steve // Brandweek;2/21/2005, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p6
Reports on forecast for the rating of the television broadcast of the annual Academy Awards in the U.S. in 2005. Factors contributing to the possible decline in the rating; Increase in the rating of the show in 2004; Support of advertisers for the show.
- Oscars dip after `Titanic' year. Schlosser, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;03/29/99, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p34
Reports on the decline of the 1999 Academy Awards' television ratings. 1999 Oscars as the second-lowest household ratings for the Academy Awards; Ratings of the 1998 Oscars; Reviews for Oscars host Whoopi Goldberg.
- Oscar goes to ABC. Schlosser, Joe; Grego, Melissa // Broadcasting & Cable;04/03/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 14, p44
Reports that American Broadcasting Co. dominated the 2000 Academy Awards for television program ratings.
- EMMY ROLLS A SEVEN. Young, Susan // Daily Variety;8/13/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 29, pA1
The author reflects on the move of the Oscars Awards to open its best picture race to 10 nominees in the U.S. She cites the hesitation of the nominees to compete for the big prize because all of the shows are worthy candidates, and relates the opinion of television critic Robert Bianco...
- Oscar can't push envelope. Bierbaum, Tom // Variety;03/29/99, Vol. 374 Issue 6, p42
Analyzes the resulting television ratings for the 1999 Academy Awards in the United States. Decline from 1998 in homes; Household shares; Sign that the ceremony could be slipping toward a slump; Oscar audience composition; Problem with the 1999 telecast; Nielsen ratings for the week of March...
- Dietrich docu to TCM, MGM. Diorio, Carl // Daily Variety;10/24/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 37, p3
Reports the acquisition of rights to broadcast the documentary 'Her Own Song' by Turner Classic Movies in the United States. Phases in the life of actress Marlene Dietrich focused in the film; Negotiations for video distribution rights and theater screenings; Schedule of television broadcast...
- Oscars to get up close with high-definition. Bloom, David // Daily Variety;1/10/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 5, p56
Reports on the deployment of high-definition television (HDTV) broadcasting in the 2003 Academy Awards ceremony aired on ABC Network in the U.S. Concept of HDTV; Citations of other major events deploying the HDTV for broadcasting.