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Is the TV Theme Song an Endangered Species?

AUTHOR: mroberts
We've all heard the story of a man named Brady, moved on up to the east side and learned the facts of life through TV theme song lyrics. In the early days of television, the theme song of any given TV show might provide you with the entire premise of the plot As long as you heard the theme song, you'd never wonder why... Continue reading

Predictions for the 2012 TV Season

AUTHOR: mroberts
It doesn't take a crystal ball to predict where TV is heading in the year to come. Based on what was trending in 2011, and looking ahead to the television events already on the horizon, we can make some educated guesses as to what the TV landscape will be like in 2012.
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4 of TV's Biggest Jerks

AUTHOR: mroberts
TV seems to be a breeding ground for jerks, and for good reason. Jerks make for excellent television. They are natural lightning rods for drama, and resolve issues in the most inappropriate fashion imaginable. Today, we're starting a TV jerk competition to determine TV's biggest jerk. We still have no idea what we're... Continue reading

Blue Collar Boom on the History Channel

AUTHOR: mroberts
Next time you visit The History Channel, you're sure to notice an intriguing new trend. The History Channel is delving into the lives of the blue collar America and allowing us a peek into the dangerous, gritty, hard labor jobs of those who lead a a do-or-die career outside the walls of a cubicle. Though many Americans are... Continue reading

Viewer Profile: The Hungry Food Network Watcher

AUTHOR: mroberts
There is a bizarre and unsettling paradox out there in the TV world. There are people who watch hours upon hours of Food Network programming, but don't know how to boil an egg. Maybe you're one of them. I know I am. I'm admitting this shameful fact to the world, but it's true '“ it's my dirty little secret. Why would I... Continue reading

Teen Bride Courtney Stodden Reality Show- Would You Watch?

AUTHOR: mroberts
Rumors have been circulating back and forth as to whether or not Courtney Stodden, now 17 years old, and her creepy 50-something husband Doug Hutchinson will follow through on their threats to have a reality TV show of their very own. If they go through with it, they will take their questionable romance to an even more... Continue reading
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Top 5 Emotionally Unstable TV Women of 2011

AUTHOR: mroberts
There's something so satisfying, at the end of a long day, in coming home to sit on the couch and watch women TV personalities break down on television making us feel better about ourselves and our mundane days. We tune in not so much  to appreciate how well written the dialogue or how compelling the plot, but because... Continue reading

Our Nation's Struggle Shown on TV: Help, I Don't Wanna Be Fat Anymore

AUTHOR: mroberts
I don't want to be fat. I've been trying to lose the same twenty pounds for nearly a decade now. I'll lose ten and put on fifteen. I squeeze into a wedding dress and then indulge on the honeymoon. America is fat and we hate it. Our taste in television shows is indicative of that struggle and our motives to change and... Continue reading
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Fear Factor Goes Too Far With Donkey Money Shot

AUTHOR: mroberts
I don't know about Fear Factor. I've always felt like I'm on the verge of liking it, if they could just take it in a slightly different direction. I mean, I love Syfy's Scare Tactics, a show about creating an elaborate Punk'd-esque ruse designed to scare the pants off of some Joe Blows.

Viewer Profile: The Hate-Watcher

AUTHOR: mroberts
If you didn't like sports, you wouldn't sign up for a softball team. If you became a vegetarian, you wouldn't go out to eat at a steakhouse. Then why is it when you hate a TV show, you don't always stop watching?
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