Emmys comedy race takes edgy turn as cable outnumbers networks

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lensmanb wrote:

Personally, I think Modern Family is kind of out there somewhere. I bounces around too much without a real plot of any kind.

Aug 22, 2014 7:20am EDT  --  Report as abuse
njglea wrote:

Orange is the New Black is a disgusting treatment of the horror of incarceration and is no better than porn. The article says, “People are getting more used to watching things in places where there are no FCC (Federal Communications Commission) guidelines, there are no censors and there are no standards and practices people sitting around,” People in America should insist that cable and internet entertainment meet the same standards as major broadcasters have to adhere to so we can restore civility in America.

Aug 24, 2014 10:08am EDT  --  Report as abuse
chuck2 wrote:

Broadcast losing to cable due to some of the worst programs out there, they simply try to copy cat this weeks popular show, which probably is not that great, more faddish then quality, AKA nothing new in programing, just more of same copy.

Local station running paid programing and rerun after rerun on “movie oldies etc stations”, into the ground. We are finding lots of “used books” and Netflex a better substitute then broadcast and have no real use for cable, but thank goodness for PBS, who is now heavy into reruns. Broadcast big problem seems to be most local owned by distant corporations who seem to be saying “here is profit goal, make it or else, we could care less how” So consumers end up with increased use of programs to break up commercials, rather then other way around. Broadcast needs to clean up it’s act as more folks we know seem to be shutting off TV, and find costs of cable etc, not wanted.

Aug 24, 2014 10:31am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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