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English translation: ratings grabber

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German term or phrase:Quotenbringer
English translation:ratings grabber
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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17:19 Apr 24, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
German term or phrase: Quotenbringer
In a summary of the year's accomplishments for a firm: "Synergien dieser Art machen auch die 51 prozentige XXX-Beteiligung XXXX Media zu mehr als einer aeusserst erfolgreichen, mit sehr guter Perspektive ausgestatteten Fernsehfilmproduktion. Die Verfilmungen der Romane XXX und XXX steigern die bereits gute Auslastung der Effekt-Unternehmen, denn die Quotenbringer erfahren nunmehr ebenfalls ihrer Postproduktion ab Werk."
Dawn Montague
Local time: 19:26
ratings grabber
Explanation:
Quoten refers to Einschaltquoten - audience ratings (Tillmann, FWB Hörfunk und Fernsehen), so the Quotenbringer are programs that get very high ratings (lots of households tuning in).

See some examples:
Kathie Lee a Ratings Grabber. Last Friday's "Live!" farewell to Regis Philbin's
cohost, Kathie Lee Gifford, reaped a healthy viewership of 7 million, up from ...
www.people.aol.com/people/daily/passages/0,5260,51515,00.ht...

... hit ``Stan'' with the openly gay Sir Elton John at the end of the show, saving the
biggest ratings grabber for last. Obviously, the hope is that viewers will ...
www.youtwo.net/news_archives.adp?newsid=7174

MediaGuardian.co.uk | Special reports | News ratings
... at Ten after nearly two years - fronted by a rather nervous Sir Trevor McDonald
- started with a lead-in from ratings grabber Who Wants to be a Millionaire?. ...
www.mediaguardian.co.uk/tvnewsbattleofthebulletins/story/ 0,7521,426868,00.html –

... on NBC and CBS. You're talking about the extended episodes of Friends and the ratings grabber Survivor II "The Australian Outback". On Sunday night, the ...
www.wrestling-online.com/newsstation/messages/1628.html

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 16:26
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ratings grabber


Explanation:
Quoten refers to Einschaltquoten - audience ratings (Tillmann, FWB Hörfunk und Fernsehen), so the Quotenbringer are programs that get very high ratings (lots of households tuning in).

See some examples:
Kathie Lee a Ratings Grabber. Last Friday's "Live!" farewell to Regis Philbin's
cohost, Kathie Lee Gifford, reaped a healthy viewership of 7 million, up from ...
www.people.aol.com/people/daily/passages/0,5260,51515,00.ht...

... hit ``Stan'' with the openly gay Sir Elton John at the end of the show, saving the
biggest ratings grabber for last. Obviously, the hope is that viewers will ...
www.youtwo.net/news_archives.adp?newsid=7174

MediaGuardian.co.uk | Special reports | News ratings
... at Ten after nearly two years - fronted by a rather nervous Sir Trevor McDonald
- started with a lead-in from ratings grabber Who Wants to be a Millionaire?. ...
www.mediaguardian.co.uk/tvnewsbattleofthebulletins/story/ 0,7521,426868,00.html –

... on NBC and CBS. You're talking about the extended episodes of Friends and the ratings grabber Survivor II "The Australian Outback". On Sunday night, the ...
www.wrestling-online.com/newsstation/messages/1628.html

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 16:26
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 3
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