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January 2, 1997 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Producer Donald P. Bellisario wasn't overly concerned last year when it became apparent that NBC wouldn't renew "JAG." After all, ABC and CBS had expressed interest in the series. He had a deal with the latter a week after NBC passed. The drama about Navy lawyers, which begins its second season Friday, isn't the only marginally rated series to land on a different network this season.
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May 19, 2005 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Providing clear evidence that viewers under 50 are most important to TV networks, CBS on Wednesday announced that it had canceled four shows -- including one critics' favorite -- whose audiences are among the oldest in network television. "They called us the geezer network," CBS Chairman and Viacom Inc. Co-President Leslie Moonves told more than 2,000 advertising buyers and their clients gathered in Carnegie Hall.
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October 23, 2001 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Donald Bellisario, whose producing experience includes creating the critically acclaimed sci-fi series "Quantum Leap," has come to accept that his current show, "JAG," will never be a media darling. The CBS series stars David James Elliott and Catherine Bell as members of the Navy's Judge Advocate General office, lawyers who investigate military personnel accused of crimes.
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October 23, 2001 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Donald Bellisario, whose producing experience includes creating the critically acclaimed sci-fi series "Quantum Leap," has come to accept that his current show, "JAG," will never be a media darling. The CBS series stars David James Elliott and Catherine Bell as members of the Navy's Judge Advocate General office, lawyers who investigate military personnel accused of crimes.
BUSINESS
May 19, 2005 | Meg James, Times Staff Writer
Providing clear evidence that viewers under 50 are most important to TV networks, CBS on Wednesday announced that it had canceled four shows -- including one critics' favorite -- whose audiences are among the oldest in network television. "They called us the geezer network," CBS Chairman and Viacom Inc. Co-President Leslie Moonves told more than 2,000 advertising buyers and their clients gathered in Carnegie Hall.
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May 4, 1998 | PAUL BROWNFIELD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having dropped off NBC's radar screen two years ago, the naval drama "JAG" has resurfaced to become a consistent Tuesday night performer for CBS--a turnaround that demonstrates how a show canceled by one network can sometimes thrive on another. The ratings for "JAG" have been anything but staggering, but the show has been steadily building, even winning its time period several times in March and April.
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May 4, 1998 | PAUL BROWNFIELD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having dropped off NBC's radar screen two years ago, the naval drama "JAG" has resurfaced to become a consistent Tuesday night performer for CBS--a turnaround that demonstrates how a show canceled by one network can sometimes thrive on another. The ratings for "JAG" have been anything but staggering, but the show has been steadily building, even winning its time period several times in March and April.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 2, 1997 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Producer Donald P. Bellisario wasn't overly concerned last year when it became apparent that NBC wouldn't renew "JAG." After all, ABC and CBS had expressed interest in the series. He had a deal with the latter a week after NBC passed. The drama about Navy lawyers, which begins its second season Friday, isn't the only marginally rated series to land on a different network this season.
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