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Networks now are entering the dark days


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#1 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 09:32 AM

From SF Gate:

Networks now are entering the dark days. Feel the fear.

An interesting thing happens to network programmers from May to September. That's the period when they announce their new shows and schedules in New York (May) and roll them out to viewers at home (September). They live the dream -- not unlike the dream lived by professional sports coaches in the off-season.

This could be it. This could be our year. We could win this thing.

Unfortunately, by the end of September it's gone to hell, mostly. The September swoon then meshes with the October doom and pretty soon nobody is sleeping at night and it's all Xanax and sad cocktails.

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