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Old 05-01-2013, 15:34
RichmondBlue
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The problem really is that increasingly TV is at two extremes.


One extreme:

A History of Art in Three Colours
Borgen


the other:

Richard Hammonds latest trash vehicle
Lottery Game Show
Splash
Take Me Out

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TV for either dimwits or professors, where's the middle ground?


I don't want to think too much on a Saturday evening but the intellectual level of much of BBC1/ITV1s output is far too low.


Methinks television executives have come to have a very low opinion of the public.

Without any basis since you only have to look at the ratings for the trash telly to realise most people think it beneath them.
I wouldn't consider Borgen to be particularly highbrow ?
The subtitles might discourage some people, otherwise it's just a political drama, easy to follow and quite entertaining.
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