NBC was able to crow about the end of late-night reruns
, announcing that The Tonight Show with JAY LENO and Late Night with CONAN O'BRIEN would return in January with new shows, although without writers.
Aside from election reruns
in 40 constituencies on Sunday, the ECT is still scrutinizing the results of another 18 constituencies.
NBC recently debuted "The Rerun
Show," in which an eight-member troupe reenacts episodes of campy old sitcoms in a way that's part love-in, part lampoon, turning familiar characters into punch lines.
According to the ANMW, no reruns
were needed for four publications -- Sunday Express, Observer, Sunday Sport and the Sunday Telegraph.
Conan O'Brien" reruns
in adults 18-34 on Thursday and tied
Despite the ratings strength of "Friends" and "Seinfeld" (which, along with "Frasier" reruns
, are the top-rated syndicated sitcoms nationally), both series hit new lows during the week of the NBA finals June 11, according to Reuters/Variety.
Crummy old cable stations that show nothing but ancient reruns
will cease to exist, and TV sets will be equipped with decoders that will destroy any old programs that happen to leach into the system.
And that's mostly because cable endlessly reruns
the "classic" TV shows that gave way to the likes of Married.
Analysts also believe that first-run syndicators will not be affected by PTAR in the next two years but will definitely feel the squeeze once more reruns
get onto the networks' schedules in 1997 and 1998.
If the strike continues and reruns
become a fixture of TV schedules, many say they will watch less television (44.
In addition, the second, third and fourth reruns
will be paid in one lump sum when the show first airs, resulting in a larger check for actors.
The highest number of reruns
recorded for daily papers was 15,093 during September 1999.