DRAMAS UP SITCOMS DOWN:

The Big Four TV networks still lost some viewers for “premiere week” compared to last year – but the strategy of more dramas/fewer comedies seems sound.  Los Angeles Times
     AND: Hispanic-led boycott to blame for ratings drop?  Houston Chronicle 9/29/99
     ALSO: Dallas Morning News says if you factor in UPN network, premiere week audience actually went up a bitDallas Morning News 9/29/99

Source: Los Angeles Times