Saturday, January 30, 2016

Another once great channel bites the dust

E! Entertainment Network cancelled The Soup, one of my long-time favorite shows at the end of 2015. E! used to have some great entertainment shows, but started going downhill when they went the "reality" star route, starting with Paris Hilton and continuing these days with the inane Kardashians. Apparently one half hour per week was too much to ask for some smart, witty programming. I've noticed while channel surfing these days that E! is practically all Kardashians, all the time.

The Food Network (and apparently its substation, The Cooking Channel) is rapidly becoming the next E!, in that it's a channel I used to watch all the time, but rarely if ever watch these days. I actually bitched about this on Twitter recently:

This morning:


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