Re: Ratings 1930-1940


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Posted Byjerry4opry on January 15, 2004 at 06:12:45:

In Reply to: Ratings 1930-1940 posted byWalt on January 15, 2004 at 01:56:30:


: Interesting post on another bulletin board of the top 10 shows of each year:
: http://www.old-time.com/cgi-bin/otrbbss/mainbbs.pl?read=7549

: Interesting that Jack shows up in the top 10 with the first Jell-O year -- and stays.

it's been said that he was in the Top-10 every season from the "Jell-O Program" 1934-1942 and he never left the Top-10. The "I Can't Stand Jack Benny Because" contest i had heard was invented to boost the ratings, which weren't too terrible in hind-sight but for better or worse, everyone who's popular always worries about the slightest drop or two in a rating total or a poll. it's been said that it's easy to reach the top...but it's hard STAYING on top...but Jack did!


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