Comments: REALITY TV...

Soooo.... you like soap operas?

posted by Acidman on July 12, 2004 10:50 PM

Oddly enough, the only TV I miss here in France (where I only get CNN International, BBC, and SkyNews- a UK news service, in English) is the shows on the History Channel, A&E, and TLC. I guess that shows how pitiful network TV has become.

posted by Jack on July 12, 2004 11:07 PM

Damn -- Has it taken you this long to realize there's not a decent program on the TV? You're slow my friend. I ain't watched TV in I don't know when.

posted by John on July 13, 2004 01:40 AM

And the networks wonder where their viewers have gone... I'd rather watch American Choppers, Monster Garage, or any of the learning / history / animal / geography / bio channels any day... screw it, just turn on the radio and listen to Sean Hannity from 7pm till 10pm, then watch The Simpsons on Fox, Futurama on the Cartoon Channel, Law & Order reruns and pass out around midnight!

posted by Madfish Willie on July 13, 2004 02:28 AM

La Femme Nikita was the last show I spent time with. Now it's Fox News, Cable Sports, Maybe an old movie. That's all she wrote! All this crap de jure is mondo depresso!

posted by wes jackson on July 13, 2004 02:49 AM

I hear you! And since I don't subscribe to cable reality shows are it. But summer is here. Plus I started a trial with Netflix. Finishing up the final season of SATC, watched Donny Darko last night, more on the way...

posted by lynne on July 13, 2004 05:37 AM

John - I was just holding it in, trying not to bitch unnecessarily. Occupying my time here, at work, with novels or Fox News.

But this week...I just wanted some decent programming...Is that so much to ask?? :-P

And right you are Willie; those are indeed the only options available.

Rob - tell me it ain't so...Are you hooked on soaps?

posted by Key on July 13, 2004 05:08 PM

I am a recovering soapaholic.

posted by Acidman on July 13, 2004 05:10 PM

Damn, A-man is a soapy. My world is shattered.

posted by James Old Guy on July 13, 2004 07:18 PM

"Firefly", the entire series (1 season) is out on DVD.

Best show to come along in ages and they cancel it after 1 season. BUT, I hear htey're making a movie nas we speak.

posted by Jesse on July 16, 2004 05:46 PM

Well, if you get showtime (or have a good broadband and watch the net tv option on winamp) there is always "Penn and Teller's Bullshit!". They harpoon everything from fortune tellers to environmentalists. Nothing is safe. and for about a half hour show it's not bad at all.
Otherwise its the history channel (Mail Call), AMC, or selected sports.

posted by Guy S. on July 17, 2004 10:58 PM
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