Why do they always show The Wizard of Oz around thanksgiving?

I have noticed that lots of channels show that movie like two weeks before thanksgiving. Why is that?

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    probably still draws lots of viewers- Nov is a Rating Sweeps month-

    the ratings during the Sweeps are what the networks use to set the rates for ad time during their shows/timeslots-- the higher the ratings the more $$$ they can charge advertisers-- that is why you see so many 'specials'/ season finales during Feb/ May/ Nov

  • Skye
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    The movie came out August 25, 1939 so I would just assume it's because of that, the dates seem to be pretty close.

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