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Old August 5 2013, 02:28 AM   #31
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Re: Cosmos - With Neil deGrasse Tyson

If FOX is smart, it will. The more ways you can get people to watch, the better. If memory serves, the show is also being aired on the National Geographic Channel.
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Old August 5 2013, 01:48 PM   #32
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They need to bring in more of the average TV viewer, so for season 2, the show will be hosted from a boat in a swamp, with cutaways to people discussing the physics of rebuilding old cars, and everyone will speak in a hillbilly accent while arguing about family stuff.
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Old August 5 2013, 03:34 PM   #33
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the show will be hosted from a boat in a swamp
A proven winning strategy. Good call.

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Old August 5 2013, 04:41 PM   #34
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I would totally watch a Cosmos hosted by Kermit over Tyson any day.
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Old August 5 2013, 07:30 PM   #35
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Actually, yeah!
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Old August 5 2013, 07:46 PM   #36
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They need to bring in more of the average TV viewer, so for season 2, the show will be hosted from a boat in a swamp, with cutaways to people discussing the physics of rebuilding old cars, and everyone will speak in a hillbilly accent while arguing about family stuff.
I think you are confusing history for NGC. NatGeo does alaska state troopers and doomsday preppers, new season starts Aug 13 with companion show Doomsday Castle.
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I would totally watch a Cosmos hosted by Kermit over Tyson any day.
Over? Why not both?!
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Old August 6 2013, 03:35 AM   #38
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They need to bring in more of the average TV viewer, so for season 2, the show will be hosted from a boat in a swamp, with cutaways to people discussing the physics of rebuilding old cars, and everyone will speak in a hillbilly accent while arguing about family stuff.
I think you are confusing history for NGC. NatGeo does alaska state troopers and doomsday preppers, new season starts Aug 13 with companion show Doomsday Castle.
In fact, I specified no channel, nor mentioned either of those shows, so WTF?I was riffing that ALL the so-called educational channels seem to run that crap.
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I would totally watch a Cosmos hosted by Kermit over Tyson any day.
Over? Why not both?!
This!
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Old August 6 2013, 01:56 PM   #40
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Deal.
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Old August 6 2013, 09:53 PM   #41
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They need to bring in more of the average TV viewer, so for season 2, the show will be hosted from a boat in a swamp, with cutaways to people discussing the physics of rebuilding old cars, and everyone will speak in a hillbilly accent while arguing about family stuff.
I think you are confusing history for NGC. NatGeo does alaska state troopers and doomsday preppers, new season starts Aug 13 with companion show Doomsday Castle.
In fact, I specified no channel, nor mentioned either of those shows, so WTF?I was riffing that ALL the so-called educational channels seem to run that crap.
You nailed history pretty close to the mark. Toss in a reference to pawn stars and pickers and you'd be spot on.
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Old August 8 2013, 01:18 PM   #42
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Neil deGrasse Tyson promoting Cosmos during Youtube's Geek Week:

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Awesome video. Thank you for sharing it. #2 is by far my favorite. Seriously, check this shit out!

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Old August 9 2013, 12:06 AM   #44
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I'm looking forward to the new Cosmos series probably more than the new Trek movies. While I love/adore Tyson, he is one of my personal hero's, I must say... I sooooo miss Carl Sagan! He was just... THE BEST! Earth just isn't the same without him.

WE MISS YOU CARL SAGAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old August 9 2013, 11:52 PM   #45
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^ Yeah, thanks to that Youtube video, I wound up listening to Sagan's narration of Pale Blue Dot ... and it's just ... poetic. He will be missed.

I'm glad his legacy is continuing, though. And Tyson seems like a good fit for it.
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