Some articles on hour pilot, hour, pilot:
... Before the two-hour pilot premiered on TV, a screening was held at the Museum of Broadcasting in Hollywood ... The two-hour pilot was the highest-rated movie for the 1989–1990 season with a 22 rating and was viewed by 33% of the audience ... In its first broadcast as a regular one-hour drama series, Twin Peaks scored ABC's highest ratings in four years in its 900 pm Thursday time period ...
... The pilot episode may be more expensive than a regular episode ... In 2004, Lost's two-hour pilot cost $10–$14 million, in 2008 Fringe's two-hour pilot cost $10 million, and in 2010, Boardwalk Empire was $18 million for the first episode ... cost an estimated $10 million, while Terra Nova's two-hour pilot was between $10 to $20 million ...
... UPN dedicated a two-hour premiere to the series to help re-launch it ... There were 12 episodes filmed (actually 13, as the pilot eventually broadcast had been reshot with somewhat different casting) but only 7 were aired in the US ... The pilot episode, "Broken Bow", takes place in the year 2151, halfway between the 21st-century events shown in the movie Star Trek First Contact and the original Star Trek television series ...
Famous quotes containing the words pilot and/or hour:
“The river knows the way to the sea;
Without a pilot it runs and falls,
Blessing all lands with its charity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“You have but little more to do than throw up your cap for entertainment these American days.... Farmers sons will stare by the hour to see a juggler draw ribbons from his throat, though he tells them it is all deception. Surely, men love darkness rather than light.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)