• Worst Cable Show of the Week

    Profiting Off Violence

    by  • October 11, 2013 • Advertiser Accountability, Violence, Worst Cable Show of the Week • 9 Comments

    If you were to check Harley-Davidson’s investors from the past three months, you would find a rather noticeable increase in stock since the season 6 premiere of Sons of Anarchy in September.

    I know what you’re thinking: a motorcycle company advertising on a show that’s about a motorcycle gang makes sense.  But when according to...

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    Worst Cable TV Show of the Week: Girl Code on MTV

    by  • May 30, 2013 • Misrated, Sex, Sexualization, Worst Cable Show of the Week • 52 Comments

    “The dirty little secret at MTV is that their demo is not 22-year-old college students. Their demo is 12, 13-year-old kids, 14-year-old boys and girls who are often home alone and unsupervised.” — Rachel Campos-Duffy, a cast member on MTV’s The Real World: San Francisco (CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, January 21,2011) 

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    Worst Cable Show of the Week: Anger Management

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Worst Cable Show of the Week • 1 Comment

    Since its premiere last year, Anger Management has not improved. Existing largely as a excuse to showcase Charlie Sheen after his meltdown and firing from CBS’ Two and a Half Men, the current program – like Sheen’s previous endeavor – alternates between sleazy, sexist exploitation and lowbrow idiocy. Thus, the Thursday, February 28th episode of FX’s Anger Management (9:30 p.m.

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    Worst Cable Show of the Week: BrandX

    by  • February 21, 2013 • Worst Cable Show of the Week • 0 Comments

    This column has previously exposed the sleazy, talentless train wreck that is “comedian” Russell Brand’s talk show. Sadly but predictably, the program has not improved; if anything, it has gotten worse – which is why the Thursday, February 14th episode of FX’s Brand X with Russell Brand (10:00 p.m. ET) deserves the title of Worst Cable TV...

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