Yes, it is Too much information for the average viewer to be hearing about next year, when this year hasn't even started yet.
How on Earth did people cope in 2005 when they knew what would be happening in 2007 and 2008 when they know what would be happening in 2010?
No one is saying it does them any kind of damage. It's simply not something that's important enough for them to spend the brain power keeping track of it, so, therefore, it's a waste of time and time and resources to be announcing it, when it's not going to benefit them, because the general audience won't retain the information.
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?