Fair-weather Friends

Shaw, Jessica
February 1996
Entertainment Weekly;02/09/96, Issue 313, p7
Reports on the possibility that the television program `Friends' is being overexposed in the United States. Clampdown on the show's exposure from its producer, Warner Brothers Inc.; Costs per episode of the show; Cast members; Show's syndication.


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