As Mara Brock Akil’s The Game–the last black show on the CW (unless you include ANTM)–prepares for its exodus (which I’m not sad about since I find the show insipid), I want to repost this prediction via my old 4coloredgirls blog:
Friday, June 09, 2006
Besides The Gilmore Girls (which the CW is keeping), I find most of the shows on the WB trite and boring and aside from Everybody Hates Chris and Girlfriends (also slated for slots on the new network), the UPN doesn’t offer up much for TIVO either. I wonder what will happen after the CW is on the air for a season or two. Will “black” and “white” shows exist side by side in a network racial utopia? Will there be gradual white flight from the screen? Or will a bunch of black actors be out of jobs until an”Other” network wants to put itself on the map (ding ding ding)?