For the 2000 WOTY files

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 12 16:54:36 UTC 2000


>From today's N.Y. Times, TV Notes (E10), on rival networks' plans to combat
the ABC mammoth hit game show, Who Wants To Be a Millioniare:
NBC became fond of [the reconstituted version of its old hit quiz show]
"Twenty-One" after a short, intense development period, so fond that it no
longer considers the show merely an effort at , as one NBC executive put
it, "genre kill."  That term refers to the openly cynical idea that the
game phenomenon can be killed entirely by saturating the airwaves with such


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