I never ended up watching Daniel; it’s sitting on the TiVo waiting for me, and I will get to it. But I won’t be able to watch on the air because NBC canceled it and if that were just a matter of quality and ratings, I’d have no beef. But, of course, the religious right nutjobs who attacked the show before it was even on will crow victory. And advertisers will cower, glad to be avoiding another controversy. And that is the real reason the show went off; advertisers were scared off.
So here’s the real moral to this story: Old, mass media is doomed do dullness.