Re: TV Ratings to be modified

Kristin Buxton (
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 16:09:33 -0700

On Wed, Jul 09, 1997 at 06:45:45PM -0400, Rohit Khare wrote:
> "Sources close to NBC say the No. 1 network is concerned that explicitly
> describing shows as violent or sexual could invite viewer boycotts.
> Further, the network is worried that such shows might be automatically
> blocked by large segments of the audience once the V-chip comes into
> widespread use, thus driving away advertisers."
i might just be pessimistic, but i'd tend to think that these days describing
a show as violent or sexual would make people MORE likely to watch it..
      Kristin Buxton			"Chaos never died"