by Bill Carter
May 3, 2006 Desperate Networks, a new book exploring the inner workings of the television industry, follows the sagas of top executives at the major networks through a traditional fall season. New York Times reporter Bill Carter describes the highs — the hit show Desperate Housewives, for example — to the lows, which is almost everything else on TV. The Hollywood Reporter television critic Andrew Wallenstein has a review.
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