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Gone after three episodes

Just over a month ago on this space, I talked about a new television show I thought was worthwhile, Love Monkey. It hasn’t been on for a while and I was blaming the Winter Olympics. Now that they’re over I figured it would show up last night (it had been airing on Tuesday nights). It didn’t and it turns out that after showing only three episodes, CBS has put the show on hiatus, which probably means it won’t be coming back.

So we’ve got a good show that was getting pretty good reviews, and the network pulls it before it has a chance to develop an audience. They’ll probably replace it with some stupid reality show. [sigh]

At least PBS is putting some classic television scenes back on the air for a bit. Nudge, nudge, wink, wink, know what I mean?

Worthwhile television

No doubt about it, there is a lot of junk on television and cable tv costs continue to rise at an exponential rate. Sometimes I wonder why I’m throwing away all that cash every month, just for basic cable.

However, there are a few shows that do make it worthwhile. Currently, I try very hard not to miss The West Wing, The Daily Show, Battlestar Galactica, My Name is Earl, and during these winter months, I can’t forget Big Ten Basketball.

A few weeks ago a new show debuted, and after last night’s episode, I think I have a new favorite.

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