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[11/07/03 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Trims 'American Dreams' Order
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC has rolled back its commitment to its sophomore drama "American Dreams" from 22 episodes to 18 this season.

"Dreams" has averaged 8.4 million viewers for its six broadcasts this season, off a significant 30% from its average through six airings last season (12.0 million). Rolling back full season commitments isn't an entirely new practice for NBC. Last season, the Peacock trimmed its full season commitment to its freshman drama "Boomtown" from 22 to 18 installments.

Dick Clark and Jonathan Prince are the executive producers of "American Dreams," a joint production of NBC Studios and Universal Network Television.





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