Not a TV Junkie. Or Am I in Denial?

Cloudy Sky
So, what are the TV shows you're looking forward to the most this fall? I'm only looking forward to Lost and Grey's Anatomy. Sure I watch more than just two shows but I've taken shows like Law & Order and CSI for granted. They always return.
I don't think I'm a TV junkie because I don't care about missing any of the shows I watch. If I missed it then I missed it. I won't try downloading the episode I missed from a torrent site or anything. Even if I learned later that a main character in the show was killed in the episode I missed, I'd just acknowledge it and that's about it.
That might not apply for Lost and Grey's Anatomy, though. But I might be wrong. I mean, if Troy didn't try so hard to keep up with those two shows by taping it if we know we're going to miss it or download it if we missed it without taping it, I probably wouldn't care either.
TV has never been a big part of my life. Before the Internet, I'd rather spend my time daydreaming about the day when I made my escape than watching TV. And once I got an Internet connection at home, I'd rather be online than watching TV. That still applies today.
Bottom line is, I'm not a TV junkie because TV doesn't rule my life. I won't adjust my life to fit TV timetable. But then again, I rarely can remember when the TV shows I watch are on and on what channel.
No, scratch that. I'm not a TV junkie because remembering the showtimes and all the channels is simply Too. Much. Work.

7 Comments

  1. Jordan
    August 24, 2006

    My “Must See” list right now con­sists of (in no par­tic­u­lar order) Pris­on Break, The Office, Lost, Crim­i­nal Minds, Num­b3rs, and Scrubs.
    I’m also look­ing for­ward to Gilmore Girls, and I’m inter­est­ed in Heroes and Six Degrees (J.J. Abrams’ new show). I caught the pre­miere of Kid­napped and it also seems pret­ty high-qual­i­ty.
    I’ve also been enjoy­ing Eureka, Psy­ch, and Monk.

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  2. Jordan
    August 24, 2006

    Oh, by the way, I total­ly agree with your last two para­graphs. For­tu­nate­ly, the inter­net makes TV sched­ules total­ly irrel­e­vant, which means I watch TV only on my own sched­ule. I don’t even know what chan­nel some of my favorite shows are on.

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  3. Firda
    August 24, 2006

    Heroes looks like it might be inter­est­ing. I’ve nev­er heard of Six Degrees before but it sounds inter­est­ing as well. Not sure if any Cana­di­an TV sta­tions will syn­di­cate it, though. I hope they will.

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  4. Troy
    August 24, 2006

    I’m the TV junkie in this fam­i­ly :)

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  5. Katelyn
    August 25, 2006

    I could not find where to email you so i fig­ure this will do. i want­ed to ask how to get the code for my flickr account to add to my blog

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  6. kim
    August 26, 2006

    Lost, Greys Anato­my, and Nip/Tuck! I don’t adjust my sched­ule for TV either… i just own a TiVo ;)

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  7. Judy
    September 18, 2006

    Watch­ing TV can be great, but I’m Sooooo! sick of repeats. They adver­tise new episodes but end up being repeats. For all the mon­ey the TV sta­tions make you would think they could afford to keep the new episodes on until the end of the sea­son. (not cut them off halfway through.)

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