06/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jeff Zucker: Seinfeld Wouldn't Succeed Today

Q: How do you make a hit?
A: "There can still be hits in network television... they don't last as long, that's clear. Things that do burn red hot don't last as long anymore." "I don't think that Seinfeld would become what it became if it was on would be off. ..that's the shame of the factionalization of tv today" That said, going to stick with "Friday Night Lights". This is not something you can decide with pure numbers, there's some gut. That's why we hire people to make these decisions.

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