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Will McAvoy is paying a steep price for attempting to ‘civilize’ the world and his industry, ticking off his corporate overlords in the process.
Baseball led the way on broadcast and cable last week, taking a bit of the shine off of premieres for ‘The Closer’, ‘Perception’, ‘Covert Affairs’, ‘White Collar’, and ‘NY Med’.
Only watching the news you agree with creates for people a reality as false as when Barclay used the Holodeck to get busy with Counselor Troi. Here’s how to fix that.
A slow holiday week was headlined by gymnasts making a case to go to London on the broadcast networks. On cable, Showtime had premieres for ‘Weeds’ and ‘Episodes’ as Charlie Sheen took a big drop, but the big numbers were for the ‘BET Awards’.
While ‘News Night’ is rebooting in order to emphasize substance over nonsense, how about having ‘The Newsroom’ follow suit?
FX had the big story on cable with the premiere of Charlie Sheen’s ‘Anger Management’, but it was surprisingly upstaged in the viewer department by ‘Good Luck Charlie’. On the broadcast networks, NBC got the Olympic machine fired up a little early.
The pilot episode of Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ embodies TV news the way Sorkin wishes it would be, journalism’s version of ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.’