James Lardner on television

Lardner, James
December 1977
New Republic;12/10/77, Vol. 177 Issue 24, p24
Deals with the emotional state of professionals in the U.S. television industry with regard to decision-making process. Replacement of actors in case of death of the actors already performing the television show; Fear felt by the professionals regarding audience indifference to the show and its cancellation; Information on some popular television shows.


Related Articles

  • Canuck thesps lament native program slide. Tillson, Tamsen // Daily Variety;12/22/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 55, p10 

    Reports on the complaints of the actors' union, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists against national television broadcasters for their lack of support to Canadian drama programming in Canada. Impetus to the issue; Dominance of American productions in television...

  • STUART ELLIOTT IN AMERICA. Elliott, Stuart // Campaign;9/26/2003, Issue 39, p16 

    A fall preview issue of the U.S. magazine "TV Guide" outlines a busy upcoming season for the popular actor John Ritter. On his ABC sitcom "8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter," he's to learn if his wife's expecting, the issue reports, and on the NBC sitcom Scrubs, he's returning in a...

  • LET THE SHOWS BEGIN. Berman, Marc // Brandweek;05/28/2001, Vol. 42 Issue 22, pSR28 

    Discusses the audience ratings of several television (TV) networks in the United States in 2000 and 2001. Percentage of households which view their TV programs; Total number of viewers; Age brackets of audience; Schedules and titles of the TV programs of TV networks; Overview of the materials...

  • 'Brother' takes exalted spot in 4's household. Turner, Mimi // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/10/2004, Vol. 385 Issue 7, p12 

    More than 9 million viewers tuned in to the final episode of the fifth season of "Big Brother," the second highest ratings performance in the format's Great Britain history, Channel 4 said Monday. The "Big Brother" format, which sees a group of selected contestants enclosed on a campus and given...

  • Small roles yield big rewards. Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;8/19/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 33, pA1 

    Focuses on the rewards of guest actors in signing for a guest role in a television program to garner a guest actor/actress categories award in the Creative Arts Emmys in the U.S. Significance of the guest role to actors looking for an award; Actors nominated for the category for their guest...

  • 'Queer As Folk' makes final season count.  // Gay & Lesbian Times;6/23/2005, Issue 913, p50 

    Focuses on the television program "Queer As Folk." Plot; Characters; Actors and actresses featured in the show.

  • Daytime Dilemmas. Grossman, Andrew // Daily Variety;6/11/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 48, pA10 

    Focuses on the impact of reality programs on the career of television actors. Decline in the popularity of sitcoms with the entry of reality shows; Decrease in the work of actors; Criticism of actors on the lack of scripts and development ideas of sitcoms that can compete with reality shows.

  • SIMON BAKER. Kronke, David // Daily Variety;6/12/2009, Vol. 303 Issue 48, pA4 

    The article profiles Simon Baker, star for the television program "The Mentalist." Baker is an Australian-born who had formerly been seen in "The Guardian" and "Smith" series. Further, he only made an icon to viewers after he portrayed Patrick Jane, a man who has a bravado leading to the murder...

  • BBC iF&L: Death in Rome. Webdale, Jonathan // New Media Age;12/11/2003, p3 

    Reviews the interactive television program "Death in Rome." INSET: INDUSTRY ROUNDUP.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics