Wednesday May 27, 2020

Why our summer TV is full of cheap thrills

The unusually sunny weather is why we’re only noticing now how little the networks spend on summer programming

12th August, 2018

And so it is with one of our greatest love affairs - watching TV. Just like the lovestruck Lothario in the Cole Porter classic Too Darn Hot, we prefer our telly-watching when temperatures are low. At the moment ‘it’s too darn hot’ - and consequently TV viewing is struggling. With evening temperatures in the 20s, there’s little incentive to move inside. Audiences are leaking as we linger by the beach, light up the barbie and...

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