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showing new crappy shows like "emeril"
showing old classic shows like "cheers"
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Old 10-07-01, 11:47 PM
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any thoughts?
Old 10-08-01, 12:04 AM
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I wish that could be the case, but the networks have to air new programming, or television becomes stale. Sure, they might make more money reairing 'Cheers', but if they had that mentality, we'd be watching 'I Love Lucy' and 'The Honeymooners' every night, and there'd be no 'Cheers'. They have to take chances on shows like 'Emeril' if they want to find the next 'Seinfeld'.

Unfortunately, the people making those decisions of which chances to take are complete morons and believe that the popularity of Emeril himself will cover for a stupid show. Of course, if I were making the decisions, 'Millionaire' wouldn't exist, and 'SportsNight' would be preparing to accept another Emmy. But I'd be fired for not making money ... why? ... look at what shows win in ratings and what movies kill at the box office, and tell me with a straight face that Joe Public gives two sh!ts about quality. People watch stupid shows all the time ... who's to say 'Emeril' wouldn't be the next mindnumbingly retarded waste of 22 minutes that America sinks itself into?


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