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Top Television Shows Today Full of Garbage

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 10:01 AM
My issue with her article is that she seems to conflate her own tastes and opinions with what is "garbage" as she herself puts it. Ms. Alexander is no tthe sole arbiter of quality television. The market determins that and by the rankings she cited, the market has determined that shows like Modern Family, the Big Bang Theory, and Family Guy are good enough to sell. And that's all producers care about. If it sells, that's all that matters.

If you stopped watching network television awhile ago because it had gotten so bad, you made the correct decision. It has continued to get worse. A few years ago, network television became dominated by cheaply made reality TV shows and talent contests, sitcoms with hyperactive manic characters, and socially liberal themes. Television has always pushed the edge when it comes to socially progressive themes. But at what point does it go too far? Perhaps when there are no other options left during prime time network TV.

The top ten most popular TV shows last fall contained few choices for...