Monitoring Report

[CC]=Derived from Closed Captioning; I=Interview; GR=Graphic; PC=Press Conference; R=Reader; SI=Studio Interview; T=Teaser; TZ=Teased Segment; V=Visual


12/24 to 01/07

1. X-Play
G4TechTV (---) National
12/31/200411:00 PM-11:30 PM  

00:25:10 EA Games: Metal of Honor: Pacific Assault incredible physics could turn heads. Sims 2 featuring graphics and making babies. SB; Gameplay Metal of Honor: Pacific Assault for PC. SB; Gameplay The Sims 2 featuring massive graphic overhaul for PC. 00:26:14

00:26:52 TZ; Lord of the Rings: Lord of the Rings trilogy ending has not stopped EA from creating more from same crew as Command and Conquer: Generals. SB; Gameplay Lord of the Rings: The Battle For Middle Earth produced EA for PC. 00:27:19

2. News 8 Midday
WFAA-TV CH 8 (ABC) Dallas/Fort Worth
12/29/200412:00 PM-01:00 PM  

00:42:46 Fantasy: A new computer game puts you in middle earth. V; Battle For Middle Earth computer game, The Lord of The Rings based on Trilogy. 00:43:50

3. ChicagoLand News At 9
CLTV (IND) Chicago
12/24/200409:00 AM-10:00 AM  

00:19:54 TZ; Holiday Gifts: Electronic devices that are hot this Christmas are: V; Epson Picture Mate Personal Photo Lab. V; Playstation 2 Goldeneye Rogue Agent from EA and V; Polar Express from THQ based on the movie starring Tom Hanks. V; Atari Anthology lets you play old games on PlayStation 2. V; NBA Live 2005 from EA Sports is most realistic basketball game out there. V; After Glow controllers from Pelican for XBox, GameCube and PS2. V; Sid Meier's Pirates from Atari. V; Roller Coaster Tycoon 3. V; Scene It? has come out with video versions of popular board game , one based on James Bond, one based on Turner Classic Movies and one on Disney. Serious Disney fans will want V; Disney Dream Desk PC. 00:21:51

4. WGN Morning News
WGN-TV CH 9 (WB) Chicago
12/24/200408:00 AM-09:00 AM  

00:25:11 TZ; Gifts You Really Want: Popular gifts for Christmas this year. V; Sony digital camera, Epson PictureMate Personal photo lab, Playstation 2 Goldeneye Rogue Agent game from EA , The Polar Express game from THQ based on the movie starring Tom Hanks, Atari Anthology classic games, NBA live 2005 from EA sports, Afterglow controllers from Pelican for XBox, PlayStation2 and Gamecube, Sid Meier's Pirate's Live the Life from Atari, Rollercoaster Tycoon 3, Sceneit games (007 and Jr.), Disney Dreamdesk PC. Kurt The Cyberguy reporting. 00:27:12

5. WB11 Morning News
WPIX-TV CH 11 (WB) New York
12/24/200408:00 AM-09:00 AM  

00:19:09 TZ; High Tech Gift: The V; PictureMate personal photo lab, Playstation Two V; Goldeneye game, the V; Polar Express Game from THQ, and the V; Atari Anthology for Playstation Two, the V; NBA Live 2005 game from EA Sports, V; Afterglow controllers from Pellican, Sid Meier's V; Pirates game from Atari, V; RollerCoaster Tycoon Three Game, V; Scene It Games, and the V; Disney Desk PC are high tech gifts. V; Sony digital camera. 00:21:15

6. WB2Day
KWGN-TV CH 2 (WB) Denver
12/24/200406:00 AM-07:00 AM  

[cc] 00:44:43 Video games continue to be huge this season. And a new AI system. Some of the ones making our final shopping list include the new Goldeneye Rogue Agent game from EA. Play as James Bond gone bad with some crazy new weapons.

7. X-Play
G4TechTV (---) National
01/05/202311:00 PM-11:30 PM  

00:01:42 TZ; LOTR: A review of Lord Of The Rings: The Third Age. V; Game footage. Keywords: EA, Battle for Middle Earth . 00:05:11

8. Fresh Gear
G4TechTV (---) National
01/02/202311:00 PM-11:30 PM  

00:01:37 2004: What was the best games of 2004 and the best moments in 2004. Callers call in with their picks. V; Medal of Honor Pacific Assault for PC by Electronic Arts. V; City of Heroes for PC by NCsoft. GR; Game of the Year. V; Half Life 2 for PC by VU Games. V; The Sims 2 for PC by Electronic Arts. V; Far Cry for PC by Ubisoft. GR; Message Board Poll PC Game of the Year. 00:06:33

Note: Unless otherwise noted, the above VMS news segment summaries are derived from off-air recordings. Report © Copyright 2004 Video Monitoring Services of America, LP. All rights reserved. Any audience data contained in VMS reports are the copyrighted property of Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Media Values are based on the value of 30 seconds of time as measured by SQAD.