February 17th, 2004


die dead horse die

Angel and Smallville: reading the bottom line

WB responds about cancellation.

"I thought that if a show was really good and doing really well (in the ratings), it was renewed. I was apparently misinformed. ... I do understand the business of it. But to me, when they're scrambling to hold on to their audience, their revenue, their dignity, it doesn't seem the best decision. And it's certainly not the classiest."
-Joss Whedon

"...I'd be more willing to let it go if WB had shown any ability over the last few years to come up with something that would do better or be half as good. But here's what really has me worried: the creativity drain that seems to have struck network television..."
-from a chat transcript with TV critic Robert Bianco.
[Bonus material: comments on Scrubs and Stephen King shows.]