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Study: TV series slight Hispanic characters

LOS ANGELES - Television series feature largely white casts even when the setting is an ethnically diverse city such as Los Angeles or New York, according to a study released Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/tel_437359.shtml
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ABC finds a hit in a suburban subdivision

...anywhere, but there have already been some notable failures this season: ABC's "The Benefactor," Fox's "The Next Great Champ" and NBC's "Last Comic Standing." It may auger a shift as subtle as network executives favoring scripted series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/18/tel_431657.shtml
Television
'The Next Great Champ' moves to sports cable

NEW YORK - Fox's "The Next Great Champ" isn't TKO'd, but the...network Fox Sports Net. "The Next Great Champ" had received disappointing...million on "The Contender." "The Next Great Champ" begins airing Sunday on Fox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/tel_430748.shtml
Television
ABC's "Desperate Housewives" gets top ratings

...for the week.The poor start has already claimed one casualty: Fox announced that its boxing reality series, "The Next Great Champ," was being shuffled off to Fox Sports Net. Last week's edition had only 4.4 million viewers.On cable's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/07/tel_430666.shtml
Television
Year-round season floods TV with new shows

...physical world, nothing is created or destroyed. Just made to look like something else. In April, Fox announced "The Next Great Champ," an upcoming reality series about boxing, not long after NBC announced "The Contender," an upcoming reality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/tel_419146.shtml
Television
Fox debuting new series across the calendar

...genre. Burnett, who is producing a boxing reality series for NBC, has grumbled about Fox nicking his idea with "The Next Great Champ," which has Oscar De La Hoya trying to spy boxing talent. With "The Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/tel_416353.shtml
Television
Sock it to me: Stallone joins hopefuls at "Contender" casting call

NEW YORK -- Sylvester Stallone stepped into the ring Monday and, though wearing jeans and long-sleeve shirt, struck a blow for his upcoming TV series "The Contender."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/20/tel_416232.shtml
Television
Boxing reality show finally makes it on the air

...series threw some real punches on Tuesday. Fox's "The Next Great Champ" takes 12 amateur boxers and has them compete for...by unanimous decision and sending Reyes home. "The Next Great Champ" had several familiar elements of a reality series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/tel_428072.shtml
Television
Fall TV season: It's deja view all over again

...CSI," "Law & Order") or putting on shows that have the whiff of copycat about them ("The Contender" vs. "The Next Great Champ"). Television is used to milking ideas for all they're worth, but the trend is nearly overwhelming in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/tel_426854.shtml
Television
Scuffle over competing boxing shows lands in court

...producers of NBC's upcoming "The Contender," asked a judge to force Fox to edit allegedly unlawful bouts out of "The Next Great Champ" before it airs. Fox should be barred from using "film of any boxing match that wasn't legally promoted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/tel_425808.shtml
Television