This Isn’t How Nostalgia Works

Every one of these actors is substandard, and none of these shows were good when they were first on, so they definitely don’t deserve a reboot. Are people really so starved for an original thought that they’re banking on an aging demographic’s fuzzy feelings for fifteen and twenty year old shows and films to boost their ratings? 


A bit of advice from the generation that’s in love with nostalgia:
Stop.

This week marked the television “upfronts,” an annual ritual at which networks try to make their upcoming fall schedules look as enticing as possible—not to the press, who are incidentally invited, and certainly not to the viewing public, but to advertisers. This means that networks have to put forward statistics skewed any number of ways…

via The Upcoming Fall Season of TV Is Heavy on Nostalgia — TIME

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