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  • Written by: Bill Carter
  • Narrated by: Dean Olsher
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
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Desperate Networks

Written by: Bill Carter
Narrated by: Dean Olsher
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In the executive offices of the four major networks, sweeping changes are taking place and billions of dollars are at stake. Now Bill Carter, best-selling author of The Late Shift, goes behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of the television industry, capturing the true portraits of the larger-than-life moguls and stars who make it such a cutthroat business.

In a time of sweeping media change, the four major networks struggle for the attention of American viewers increasingly distracted by cable, video games, and the Internet. Behind boardroom doors, tempers flare in the search for hit shows, which often get on the air purely by accident.

The fierce competition creates a pressure-cooker environment where anything can happen.

©2006 Bill Carter (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Fascinating story

Really enjoyed this and the narration was great. It’s a great read to learn behind the scenes stuff about our favourite shows.

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