TITLE

Gauls are game for drama, reality fare

AUTHOR(S)
James, Alison
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Variety;1/21/2002, Vol. 385 Issue 9, pA5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the popularity of reality television (TV) programs in France. Value of the deal between TF1 and Endemol, a reality TV firm; Audience share garnered by the talent-spotting format 'Star Academy'; Other reality-style offering plans in the French broadcasting market.
ACCESSION #
5937309

 

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