Syfy Dials Docu Realities

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2010
Multichannel News;3/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p24
The article offers information on the launch of several broad-based reality shows by SyFy which was formerly known as Sci Fi Channel, as a strategy to broaden its appeal to advertisers as well as to attract viewers including "Mary Knows Best," "Beast Legends," and "Force of Nature."


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