Summer TV: Pot, Pitchmen and Prostitutes

Maybe you're not so happy with TV. And who can blame you? The three-months-long writers strike took scripted shows off the air and cut short seasons once they returned. "Lost" lost episodes, "The Office" went out of business, "24" won't dawn again until January. TV wants to make it up to you this summer — specifically, cable TV. "In terms of broadcast, a lot of what they're doing — reality, game shows — is pretty painful looking," said David Bianculli, who reviews TV for NPR's "Fresh Air" and...Full Story
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