Syndication Report

Berman, Marc
December 2005
MediaWeek;12/12/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the ratings received by several syndicated television programs in the United States as of December 2005. The talk show "Martha" of NBC Universal is performing well as compared to "Jane Pauley Show" which was aired in 2004. There has been an overall decrease in the ratings of game shows including King World's "Jeopardy!" The ratings of Sony Pictures Television's court television programs "Judge Hatchett" has increased.


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