Re: TV Ratings (Monday 5th April) + Sunday Snapshot (Pacfic numbers to
There's probably something to be said for the fact that The Pacific
is a miniseries; when it's done, it's over, and they don't have to worry about escalating cast salaries or renegotiating contracts between seasons. Plus, as much cachet as the folks behind those three shows may carry, the names "Spielberg" and "Hanks" carry a lot more.
"They quickly settled on the slender island at the head of the bay, which they called 'Mannahatta', after an old Indian word thought by some to mean 'island of hills', and by others 'place of general inebriation'."
ŚNew York: A Documentary Film