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Burn Off: NBC’s Reality Block, Sweeps Wrap, Leno

December 3, 2007 4:49 PM

NBC is partnering with Thom Beers (“Deadliest Catch”) for a reality block … ABC and CBS win the November sweeps. Left out of the story: MyNetworkTV bounced 33% to a 0.4 in adults 18 to 49 rating during the sweeps period compared to the same time last year … The strike could result in broadcast shows being pushed into cable’s summer … Jeff Zucker stays on point regarding the writers strike … Jay Leno decides he can afford to pay his staff – for a week … The Television Critics Association press tour prospects continue to look grim … NBC stirs controversy with its "Nightly News" series on black women.


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