TV advertisers are likely to pin their hopes this fall on a sitcom warhorse that is swiftly pulling away from the rest of the pack, despite its age.
From the June 25, 2013 issue of Variety
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The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
It's eminently entertaining, if not initially quite worthy of a spot alongside TV's velvet-roped A-list.
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