Re: DS9's growing popularity
Which is why they don't do well, and because they don't do well. Stations are less likely to air them at a more favourable time.
They don't do well because people on this side of the pond usually prefer something they can jump in and out of as their schedules dictate. It's the reason sitcoms, reality TV and game shows do well in those early evening slots.
"I tell you what you all need, you need to take a thirteenth step, down off your high horse." - Hank Hill, King of the Hill