Are there no original ideas out there anymore? Have we run out of talent? Does it all come down to money? Is it just too big a risk to step out of the tried and true box?
First, it was the movies. Churning out sequel after sequel, each one worse than the last… Pirates of the Caribbean, anyone?
Now television is getting into the act, bringing back shows that were great in their time, but now… not so much.
Full disclosure: I haven’t watched the new version of The X Files and only one episode of Roseanne.
Will & Grace? Let’s just say that if a power surge toasted my PVR and Will & Grace got lost in a digital black hole it wouldn’t ruin my night.
There are more of these Everything Old is New Again shows coming to a network near you next season. Do I care? Do you?
Netflix is on its way to dominating the industry because they go out on a limb and actually bring us new stuff.
A word to the television gods — revivals belong on Broadway.
If you insist on polishing up the golden oldies, there’s a petition going around to bring back Queer As Folk.
Now that I wouldn’t mind seeing again 🙂