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Wednesday, March 02, 2005

In Other News, NBC Says "Committed" Is Really Very Funny and Doing Swell, Thanks for Asking

We know you were just dying to find out whether the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that puts on the Oscars and derives 90 percent of it's annual revenue from the Oscar license fee, thought this year's ceremony--which was down three percent from last year in total viewers and 18-to-49-year-olds and was critically panned as one of the more stultifying shows in recent memory--was a smashing success.

The answer is yes. Yes it was.