...The One-Minute Pundit
Thursday, January 20, 2011
And the TV audience -- TV writers and SUMNERS notwithstanding -- will not watch reheated beauty pageants, or most anything else they think it would, and thus may be smarter than most would think. Given what we're told here it took to get ESPNCORP Network to air this one -- no royalties, a slot in the Saturday dead zone, where it once aired in Septembers -- and given it was down a third from its last time on a network, this pancake is still a pancake. "[N]umbers for just about everything but football have fallen since then, so the decline is no surprise." So why do TV writers always act as though the ratings for everything are going up?