Viewers Sip TBS’ Red Water


TBS Superstation’s original telepic, Red Water, hooked quite a few
viewers Sunday night.

The film -- centering on a bull shark threatening the waters of the Louisiana
Bayou -- pulled a 5.3 metered-market overnight rating, according to Nielsen
Media Research data.

Greenville, S.C. (10.9); Atlanta (10.8); and Tampa, Fla. (10.1), were the top
three markets.

The movie, starring Lou Diamond Phillips and Kristy Swanson, averaged a 6.0
or better in 18 other markets, according to TBS officials.

Encore editions are on tap Aug. 20, 21, 23 and 24.