Tags:no comment, comment, comments, commenting, media attention, media focus, mainstream media, 24 hour news, 24 hour news cycle, news cycle, news cycles, newsvan, newsvans, news van, news vans, importance, media importance, journalist, journalists, journalism, tv news, news show, news shows, ratings, ratings-driven
"I never watched him at eleven-thirty-five and I didn't watch him at ten, and now, once again, I won't be watching him at eleven-thirty-five."
Tags:god, heaven, angel, angels, review, reviewing, reviews, reviewer, reviewers, critic, critics, rate, rating, ratings, earth, planet earth, the world, feedback, positive feedback, four stars, hotel, hotels, commentator, commentators, creation, self review, self reviews, reflect, reflection, reflections, self assessment, self assessments, self appraisal, self appraisals
"It's structured as a set of two parallel stories that no one would ever want to read."
Tags:pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, writer, writers, author, authors, structure, structures, story structure, story structures, publisher, publishers, publishing, self-doubt, doubt, doubts, nagging doubt, nagging doubts, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, read, reads, readers, readership, readerships, book, books, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, editor, editors, editing, creative, creativity, creative person, creative people, readership, hook, hooks, hooking readers, ratings, bestseller, bestsellers, honest, honesty, brutal honesty, brutally honest
"Thanks, Bruce, for that featherhead item. Now it's back to Ed, with a story that will scare the pants off everyone."
Tags:bad news, ratings, ratings-driven media, news, news story, news stories, newscaster, newscasters, frighten, frightens, frightening, scare, scares, scaring, freak out, freaks out, freaking out, tv ratings, news ratings, journalist, journalists, journalism, television journalist, television journalists, television journalism, segue, segues, seguing, transition, transitions, transitioning, fluff piece, fluff pieces
Four Star Meal
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A people-meter family out enjoying the calm night breezes while claiming to be inside enjoying a rerun of 'Falcon Crest.'"
"Hi. We're all in the eighteen-to-thirty-four-year-old age group that you're a member of. Come on out and play with us."
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"The networks are losing share and you sit there reading?"
Tags:television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., network, networks, audience, viewer, viewers, broadcasting, broadcaster, broadcasters, ratings, market share, losing, declining, technology, computer, computers, internet, online, platform, platforms, video streaming, streaming, on demand, video-on-demand, streaming services, streaming service, reading, book, books, literature, reader, readers, saving, rescuing, traditions, traditional, old-fashioned, entertainment, modern life
Critics In Love
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"This ought to bring in the young demographic!"
Tags:awards show, awards shows, awards ceremony, awards ceremonies, awards show, awards shows, sex appeal, film award, film awards, movie award, movie awards, trophy, trophies, statue, statues, demographic, demographics, key demographic, key demographics, ratings, tv ratings, television ratings, telecast, telecasts
"That's my parents' room."
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"And as the campaign heats up, the latest poll shows the Dan Rather news team running slightly ahead of the Peter Jennings news team, with Tom Brokaw team just two points back and gaining."
"Oh yeah, like you're a four-star fork."
"Dump Leno and get Perot."
Sorry You Have Temporarily Lost Your Audience
Tags:notice, notice sign, notice signs, tv, tv ratings, ratings crisis, ratings crisis, lost audience, lost audiences, audience, audiences, get lost, gets lost, getting lost, rating, ratings, viewer, viewers, viewing, viewings, potty break, potty breaks, bathroom, bathrooms, bathroom break, bathroom breaks, toilet, toilet break, toilet breaks, back in five minutes, sign, signs, signage
"We sure appreciate your doing all you can to make the weather interesting, Herb!"
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"This program may not be suitable for viewing by anyone."
Tags:television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., program, programs, show, shows, programme, programmes, warning, warnings, advisory, advisories, rating, ratings, unsuitable, inappropriate, viewer, viewers, violence, violent, bloody, scary, graphic, language, desensitisation, densensitization, desensitised, desensitized, modern entertainment, modern life
Two-Thirds Approval Rating
"Now THAT is a steep ramp..."
Tags:donald trump, trump, president trump, president donald trump, the donald, poll number, poll numbers, poll, polls, popularity, popularities, rating, ratings, drop, drop in numbers, instant decline, instant declination, instantly, steep, ramp, ramps, sharp decrease, sharp decreases, graph, graphs, presidential campaign, presidential campaigns, president, presidents
"We can only hope he's not the Times' new food man."
"I've got it! If we don't send Stanley Kauffman any tickets, maybe he won't come!"
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"You really shouldn't judge people."
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"...conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal--although my ratings are better than 'The Bachelor's finale.'"
Tags:lincoln, abraham, abraham lincoln, speech, speeches, president abraham lincoln, the gettysburg address, gettysburg address, rating, ratings, support, supporter, supporters, equal, equals, 5 stars, reality show, reality shows, reality tv, tv show, tv shows, trump, donald trump, undignified, dignity, president, american president, honor, honors, responsibility, abuse of power, common, commoner, popular, popularity