Tv over christmas and january

Did you know that over Xmas and in January, the TV networks take little interest in how many people watch their shows? So you might have noticed that the type of programs that are on change from the usual ones during this time, until the ratings war starts again in February. During this holiday time programming, what did you think of the quality of TV content? Did you even care what was showing as you were on holiday? Or did you use this time to relax in front of the 'box' and flick between channels? Perhaps it was convenient for you to keep your kids entertained? Maybe you have Pay TV and didn't even watch the 'mainstream' channels? Did you find it 'Christmassy' enough or do you think the networks just don't bother with that these days? Was there one channel you felt outdid the others with its programing?

Last reply: 2nd May 2020 / 615 replies / Post by Rainbow



Posted by: Mondayitis
Posted on: 22nd Jan 2013

Mondayitis says: Finding decent TV shows is becoming more difficult anyway but during non ratings season it's just woeful. I've found a few hidden gems on ABC and SBS but its still slim pickings. We usually hire out the weekly movies that we haven't seen yet and that keeps us going. Christmas shows make me cringe. I think when it comes to TV we are getting a bum steer in OZ and too bad if you don't like sport.

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