So, Fox premiered a new show this week called Anchorwoman. The show was a reality-scripted hybrid, which absolutely screams SUREFIRE WINNER in television these days. The star was a former beauty pageant queen, who during the course of filming actually took over as the... Oh, fuck it. Fox cancelled the show after one airing. It would take longer for me to give you a decent snyopsis of the show than it did for Fox to shitcan the guy who greenlit the thing in the first place. If the major networks had cancelled shows just because of poor viewership for their first episodes years ago, we might never have had long runs of sitcoms like "Cheers," "Thirtysomething," "Friends," or "According to Jim." Man, that sounds friggin' sweet.
Just what is it that makes funny people stop being funny for a living?
Being a household name doesn't exactly make someone a role model.
I know this only because that's what people told me.