Archive for March 8th, 2011
A lot of debates have sprouted up recently regarding serialized shows, which have become more prevalent on the networks, and the long hiatus mid-stream they often experience which seems to sap their audience. Last night’s return of The Event is another data point in the argument: it was down a whopping 26% in the overnight ratings over its last original episode. With the networks trying various strategies to set up the programming, why can’t they figure out a way to program a serial drama?
Just learned this while prepping another article: Warehouse 13‘s Allison Scagliotti, who last Halloween helped Destination Truth‘s Joshua Gates host a 6-hour live episode of Ghost Hunters, will join Gates yet again, this time for the special live episode of his own show, Destination Truth, which searches for the legendary Banshee in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day. As Allison hasn’t said she’d pick me up on the way there, I guess I’ll be watching on my couch with a Guinness in hand.
What would you do with a girlfriend who played video games, role playing, etc. but didn’t like Firefly? It might be like this video: