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Old April 14 2014, 06:55 PM   #31
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I thought Glee lost all its focus when it shifted away from the adult characters. I always thought they retooled the show for the worst.
While Kurt is...or perhaps was, at this point...one of my favorite characters, I have to admit that when the seniors graduated I was kind of hoping at most they'd be recurring characters and that would be that. I got unpleasant 90210 vibes when NY became a prominent aspect of the show, and it's hard for me to view the show actually moving locations as anything other than a complete betrayal of the original concept, or at least an admission that they ran out of ideas for what to do with it.

I also feel quite sorry for the new actors who joined the show just to be essentially tossed aside.
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Old April 14 2014, 09:09 PM   #32
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The Walking Dead. I'm not really a fan of the zombie genre but I really love TWD.
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Old April 14 2014, 10:26 PM   #33
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I'm 46 and like to watch Phineas and Ferb with my kids
Same here (including the age).
Me too, except I'm only 45... I've also developed an appreciation for Good Luck Charlie and Mighty Med thanks to my kids.
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Old April 14 2014, 11:36 PM   #34
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The Good Wife, Revenge, and Nashville.
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Old April 14 2014, 11:41 PM   #35
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I'm 44 years old, yet I'm a HUGE VeggieTales fan.

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Old April 14 2014, 11:56 PM   #36
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The Walking Dead. I'm not really a fan of the zombie genre but I really love TWD.
Me, too. I never imagined myself watching a show about the zombie apocalypse, let alone that's I'd enjoy it so much.

Also: British Television. An old lady in Texas is certainly not the target audience for Ripper Street, Luther, The Fall or Jonathan Creek.
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Old April 15 2014, 12:26 AM   #37
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I'm 60 (61 in 2 days) and I doubt any of the science fiction or fantasy shows I love are targeted towards grandmas. I enjoy The Walking Dead, all the Treks, Buffy, MAoS (actually anything by Joss Whedon), Lost Girl and some of the comic book hero movies. Anything with dinosaurs and BEMs especially.
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Old April 15 2014, 01:37 AM   #38
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Buffy is 22 years old (Look at me splitting hairs! You know I'm talking about the movie when you're only thinking about the TV show.).

It's a golden oldie.

"Young people" today weren't even sperm when Buffy was invented.

Buffy then, is not Buffy now.

Reruns of Buffy are not targeting the same demos that first runs of Buffy was, which means that the advertising is different.

No matter what you think of yourself (any of us, I'm not being specific about anyone of us... One of us! One of us! One of us!) it's the advertising that matters. If you are watching a show that you enjoy (with respect to this thread, that you should enjoy.) and you want to buy everything that is advertised during the ad breaks of that programming, then the marketing people have gotten it right because they are smarter than you and you are being manipulated successfully into emptying your wallet by ####s.

If you watch the "wrong" show, you will see the "wrong" advertising, and you will buy nothing.

It is unAmerican to not consume.

(I was going to say "unconsuume", but that's obviously another word for defecate.)
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Old April 15 2014, 02:30 PM   #39
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Arrow. It's aimed squarely at low twentysomethings, not people twenty years older.
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Old April 15 2014, 03:48 PM   #40
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Off the top of my head I'd say anything Harry Potter and most Pixar movies. I'm 42.
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Old April 15 2014, 05:44 PM   #41
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I'm 44 years old, yet I'm a HUGE VeggieTales fan.

I rather enjoy it too. I mean, come on, they had a Star Trek spoof for Pete's sake!
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Old April 15 2014, 08:23 PM   #42
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Haven't watched in a while, but Powerpuff Girls is awesome.
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Old April 15 2014, 09:33 PM   #43
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I'm 44 years old, yet I'm a HUGE VeggieTales fan.

I rather enjoy it too. I mean, come on, they had a Star Trek spoof for Pete's sake!
And you can't go wrong with...SILLY SONGS WITH LARRY!!!

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Old April 16 2014, 12:44 AM   #44
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I haven't bought anything related to my favorite shows other than a BtVS ringtone, which I still use. Not a big chance that anyone around here would have the same one. HOWEVER, my kids get me things like Invader Zim plushies and DVRs, so my favorites generate sales anyway.
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Old April 16 2014, 01:54 AM   #45
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Next time you are watching your most favourite new show that is still airing first run, look at the advertising... Is that is the shite which you would be interested in, this you are the target audience, because those ads were carefully selected to entice the demographic that is "supposed" to be intentionally and wittingly watches that show you love.

If you don't relent to advertising now and then, then you shouldn't be allowed to watch tv.

It's not fair to all th people who see an ad for a car on TV and then give their local dealer ship 30 grand for a shitty new car.

They have earnt their right to watch TV for weeks to come!

It's a shoddy system.

One day they, they'll do this right, around the other way.

Backwards.

When you buy consumables, that will allow you media credits to watch particular media that is sponsored by the people who make the products you have just bought, and you can only continue watching this media if you continue buying from the producers you need to watch the hours and channels that you need to to make you happy.

Which is kinda how the exclusivity of cable ( and payperview) works.
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