There’s a collective scorn for the way that NBC has so openly pooped on its audience like Triumph the Insult Dog: replacing its 10 p.m. lineup with five nights of cheap, clunky Jay Leno shows because they’re easier than, I don’t know, creating something new that doesn’t suck?
Well, fuck you, too. There’s nothing like swaggering around in your ‘too big to fail’ pants to summon the gods of ironic punishment, now, is there, Jeff Zucker? So excuse us if we’re Googling the German word for that derisive pleasure gained by watching a network’s lazy contempt for the American public fail spectacularly.
Mary Elizabeth Williams