HIGHEST PRICED NETWORK TV MINISERIES (CHART)

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CBS' "Scarlett" miniseries, which began Nov. 13, leads in

cost per :30 since 1984.

Est. cost

Miniseries Network Year per :30*

Scarlett CBS 1994 $320,000

Space CBS 1985 $256,000

War & Remembrance ABC 1989 $238,600

Alex Haley's Queen CBS 1993 $194,200

Peter the Great NBC 1986 $194,000

Ellis Island CBS 1985 $173,000

In a Child's Name CBS 1992 $80,800

A Year in the Life NBC 1987 $71,500

Sinatra CBS 1992 $68,800

Chiefs CBS 1984 $62,800

Murder of Mary Phagan NBC 1988 $60,500

Drug Wars: Camarena Story NBC 1990 $58,500

A Woman Named Jackie NBC 1992 $44,000

Separate but Equal ABC 1991 *

George Washington CBS 1986 *

Includes ABC and NBC Emmy-winning miniseries, CBS Emmy-nominated miniseries. *"Separate but Equal" and "George Washington" were solely sponsored by General Motors.

Source: Competitive Media Reporting

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