Ed Driscoll


THE SHRINK THAT WOULDN’T LEAVE: Will Kelsey Grammer’s Frasier Crane character be starring in yet another TV series?

It wouldn’t surprise me–just as the debut of Law & Order: Special Meter Maids Unit wouldn’t as well. As Jonah Goldberg wrote in March:

the networks can’t let go, because every time they cancel an established show, the viewers, particularly the younger ones, vanish. No one thinks it’s worth investing in a new show. The rise in reality shows has been cited by many as a sign of creative exhaustion on the part of Hollywood.

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I speak to college kids on occasion. And whenever I do, I tend to make references to TV shows and movies because, well, I’m me and that’s what I do. At this point you would think that my references would be lost on many of them