MTV Renews Osbournes; VH1 Cans Liza and David

Umstead, R. Thomas
November 2002
Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p20
Reports on the decision of U.S. television network VH1 to cancel its reality television series 'Liza and David' while Music Television (MTV) announced the launch of the second season of its reality series 'The Osbournes.' Problems faced by VH1 in gaining access to show's stars; Viewership ratings achieved by 'The Osbournes'; Expectations of MTV from the second season.


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