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02-20-2013, 02:50 PM
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What ever happened to channels like Discovery and TLC. Now all they play are these terrible "reality" TV shows that are fake from the ground up.

TLC used to stand for The Learning Channel, what can I learn from watching Honey Boo Boo? They used to have quality shows about space and history and all sorts of cool things and now it's all about fat people stories and wedding day BS.
Advertising: gain larger audiences by appealing to the lowest common denominator. I remember when those channels were absolutely great - they now consist of a couple of good shows, with tons of pablum as filler.

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