10 Great/Awful Things About Television Today

October 7th, 2008 by Yano

I admit, I watch a lot of TV, and there’s a lot of bad, crappy stuff out there…but there are some great things, too.

  1. Great - The sophomore year of some great shows - Eli Stone, Pushing Daysies,
  2. Awful - it seems like anyone can get their own reality show - Denise Richards, Lindsay Lohan’s little sister, Rachel Zoe (whoever she is)
  3. Great - Dancing shows.  I LOVE Dancing with the Stars, America’s Best Dance Crew and So You Think You Can Dance the most!
  4. Awful - the fact that there are a lot of great shows on at the same time, aka the Thursday at 8pm CT dilemma
  5. Great - Tivos and DVRs - Thursday at 8pm CT is no longer a dilemma, though now the question is, which do I watch live?
  6. Awful - That robot animation FOX uses during Sunday football games - you know, the one on the bottom left of the screen during breaks.  I HATE HIM.
  7. Great - Saturday Night Live.  Tiny Fey better be getting a LOT of money for the ratings she’s responsible for.  She’s awesome!
  8. Awful - The new shows this season.  There are really only one or two shows that I’ve been impressed with so far (Fringe and The Mentalist)
  9. Great -
  10. Awful - Shows that run over their alotted time - I always set my DVR to one minute passed the runtime because shows tend to save the best for the last moment - which you’ll miss if you just record for the time that they SAY that the show is going to run

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25 Responses to “10 Great/Awful Things About Television Today”

  1. To The Moon And Back » 10 Great/Awful Things About Television Today Says:

    […] Ten On Tuesday […]

  2. joy Says:

    Here’s my take: http://cliktrik.com/2008/10/07/10-greatawful-things-about-television-today/

  3. Surfergirl Says:

    hi, mine’s up..what’s great and not great about australian TV!


  4. angela Says:

    Mine are up!! http://theknittingdiva.com/?p=254

  5. Mike F Says:

    Mine are up.

    I hate the Fox football robot thing too!

  6. frenchkys Says:

    Mine’s up! ;) TV rocks.


  7. Annie Says:

    Mine is up!

  8. Sharon Says:

    Mine are up.

  9. Keri Says:

    Mine are up!

  10. Mike Says:

    Mine are up


  11. Florinda Says:

    my list is divided between “great” and “awful” too.

  12. Sharon Says:

    I love DWTS, too.
    And I agree-the new shows don’t seem too impressive.

  13. Kimber Says:

    Got mine up!

  14. Susan Says:

    Got mine up … http://lifeinahouseofblue.blogspot.com/2008/10/ten-on-tuesday.html

  15. Shannon H. Says:


    01. Too much death.
    02. Too much destruction.
    03. Shows that look promising but end up being crappy.
    04. Too much information on celebrities.
    05. Not enough information on the important things in life.
    06. Most of the new shows this season are horrible.
    07. There are too many “remakes” and “reunions”
    08. Too many news channels.
    09. Too many reality shows.
    10. Too many commercials.

  16. Allison Says:

    Mine is up

  17. Jenna Says:

    Mine is up!

  18. The Social Frog Says:

    Better late than never, I had blog issues today…
    But, it is up :)

  19. Meeya Says:

    i feel the same way about celebrities (famous, almost famous, and once famous) get their own shows. as if we are all interested in their exciting little lives? oh well. :P

    here’s my list: http://mrsworkinggirl.com/2008/10/07/10-greatawful-things-about-television-today/

  20. FickleMinded Says:

    my lists are up!

  21. Laura Says:

    I posted mine!http://musingsoncollage.blogspot.com/2008/10/ten-things-on-tuesday-for-this-week.html

  22. Brandi Says:

    Mines up


  23. Spencer Says:

    I’m watching Heroes on my computer right now as I type this! I’m not sure about the new season quite yet… seems really random and oddly paced.

  24. Nino Says:

    I’m with ya on #2 & #9. I played too!

  25. pinaymama Says:

    don’t get the number 9…hehhee…mine is up!!