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Saturday, August 01, 2020

TV's infamous fall lineup of new shows and series is going to look a lot different this year, thanks to paused production during the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertain future of sports.

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you mean there are people who watch network television? Our house hasn't watched network television in over seven years.

#1 | Posted by e1g1 at 2020-08-01 10:36 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Haven't turned on the TV in over 15 years. Web based offerings are getting TV-like too, with eye clutter and panels of "convincers" that constantly try to prove why someone
should be hated/loved/ignored/run out/listened to/made fun of .
College sports could show rowing club contests with Ivy League participants that pay to play.

#2 | Posted by LesWit at 2020-08-02 08:33 AM | Reply

The biggest loss will be a delay of Mandalorian Season 2 if they weren't able to wrap up filming before the pandemic hit

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2020-08-02 10:27 AM | Reply

Online streaming companies are making up for the loss of new material by adding another 2,000+ Nicholas Cage movies.

#4 | Posted by horstngraben at 2020-08-02 10:55 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

@#1 ... you mean there are people who watch network television? ...

Yes, there are.

More than watch other programs, which is why viewership info for network programs is reported usually separately from other viewership for other programming.


#5 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-08-02 10:58 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#1 & #5

Yes there are and thank goodness for them. Without them there wouldn't be all the shows for netflix and hulu to license.

#6 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2020-08-02 11:15 AM | Reply

Show reruns of 30 Rock, Mash, Golden Girls, Fringe, and every other hit TV series that still has a following Plus any hit movies from the last 10 years.

#7 | Posted by Tor at 2020-08-02 03:38 PM | Reply

#7

There are already. Networks that can be received with one of the 20 dollar antennas. METV / Antenna network and STARTTV

Each of those other than Fringe...and many more...are shown multiple episodes every day.

DECADES network shows many of the 'classic' tv programs as well.

#8 | Posted by rhet at 2020-08-02 04:47 PM | Reply

But yeah....the popular network shows...NCIS / New Amsterdam / This is Us... etc... new episodes will be missed by a lot of people and advertisers.

#9 | Posted by rhet at 2020-08-02 05:18 PM | Reply

you mean there are people who watch network television?

I heart the new fall TV season. When I was a kid I was obsessed with it and watched practically every new show at least once.

Even today, I play in the TV Deadpool, a long-running contest to predict 10 shows that will be cancelled each year and took over running it.

#10 | Posted by rcade at 2020-08-03 08:32 AM | Reply

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