nothing is ever on tv anymore

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#1 Posted by mariokart64fan (19607 posts) -

Back in the 90's i can name at least 5 channels with 1 good show on it

today---- none

lets make the list shall we

nickelodeon

rugrats ren and stimpy catdog all that wild and crazy kids angry beavers all grown up ahh real monsters doug hey arnold the legend of the hidden temple double dare double dare2000 are you afraid of the dark? kennon and kel

-------------------------------------------------------------- today

nick-icarly spongbob fanboy and chum chum naked band brothers zoey 101 ---lame teenage drama shows i swear

abc family -- lets just say night of the twisters among many good movies came on as well as afv(americas funniest home videos)

tnt -chips the flinstones scooby doo

now the later 2 ---all they show is reality shows and drama

cartoon network --well their still the same so -ii guess theres one

i guess the biggest loser is nickelodeon here

because they do not even have half as many not even 1 4th of the good shows they had back then

makes me wonder why should people have to pay if they dont want to show all these good shows any more

#2 Posted by jim_shorts (7320 posts) -

I think there's a bit of nostalgia influencing you.

#3 Posted by mariokart64fan (19607 posts) -

no i believe its the truth in fact i never seen so many crime shows or soap operas until the 2000s came lol

lets see

csi

ncis

law and order

law and order svu

csi ny

csi miami

general hospital

cops

dog

young and the restless

the bold and the beautiful

icarly(teenage drama)

hannamontana-same as above

zack and cody - same as above

beyond scared strieght

woman behind bars

where the heck did the variety go?

#4 Posted by TheWalkingGhost (5610 posts) -

I think there's a bit of nostalgia influencing you.

jim_shorts
#5 Posted by Jolt_counter119 (4146 posts) -

There is, the cartoons just are weirdly scheduled now. I liked when things were scheduled in the mornings, after school, and weekends. Now it just seems random day to day.

But now I watch Anthony Bourdain (which is done now) the Science channel, comedy central, and that's pretty much it. I try to watch Cartoon Network but if it isn't adventure time, Regular show, or adult swim, then it's usually not good.

#6 Posted by Jolt_counter119 (4146 posts) -

no i believe its the truth in fact i never seen so many crime shows or soap operas until the 2000s came lol

lets see

csi

ncis

law and order

law and order svu

csi ny

csi miami

general hospital

cops

dog

young and the restless

the bold and the beautiful

icarly(teenage drama)

hannamontana-same as above

zack and cody - same as above

beyond scared strieght

woman behind bars

where the heck did the variety go?

mariokart64fan

Icarly, hannamontana, zack and cody are not dramas, they're like teen sitcoms. they have nothing in common with women behind bars, cops, and law and order.

#7 Posted by The-Apostle (12193 posts) -
Warehouse 13 Grimm Once Upon a Time Haven Fringe Alphas Sanctuary Those are just off the top of my head. Want nostalgia? Get Netflix. That's what it's for.
#8 Posted by TheWalkingGhost (5610 posts) -
[QUOTE="The-Apostle"]Warehouse 13 Grimm Once Upon a Time Haven Fringe Alphas Sanctuary Those are just off the top of my head. Want nostalgia? Get Netflix. That's what it's for.

You forgot the walking dead and breaking bad.
#9 Posted by Ballroompirate (23484 posts) -

[QUOTE="The-Apostle"]Warehouse 13 Grimm Once Upon a Time Haven Fringe Alphas Sanctuary Those are just off the top of my head. Want nostalgia? Get Netflix. That's what it's for.TheWalkingGhost
You forgot the walking dead and breaking bad.

and

  • Game of Thrones
  • Burn Notice
  • Justified
  • The League
  • Archer
  • South Park
  • Dexter
  • Doctor Who
  • Spartacus (although season 3 is meh compared to the first two)
  • Community
#10 Posted by Sharpie125 (3904 posts) -

There's no easy way to say this, so I'll go right ahead and say it.. if you truly believe that, my dear TC, you are a child with child-like tastes. If 90s cartoons and tween dramas are your be-all and end-all, I don't think you're allowed to have a say on the quality of TV nowadays.

#11 Posted by Alter_Echo (10722 posts) -

I was watching the other day and this show came on during the commercials. It seemed ok. But then I turned it off.

#12 Posted by jun_aka_pekto (16839 posts) -

Meh. There's plenty for me:

The Science Channel (formerly Discovery Science)

The Military Channel

H2 (formerly History Channel International)

National Geographics

TruTV

plus a host of sports channels to name a few

#13 Posted by sune_Gem (12463 posts) -

Spongebob is awesome!

#14 Posted by Serraph105 (28354 posts) -

no i believe its the truth in fact i never seen so many crime shows or soap operas until the 2000s came lol

lets see

csi

ncis

law and order

law and order svu

csi ny

csi miami

general hospital

cops

dog

young and the restless

the bold and the beautiful

icarly(teenage drama)

hannamontana-same as above

zack and cody - same as above

beyond scared strieght

woman behind bars

where the heck did the variety go?

mariokart64fan
they were always there, you just grew up and started watching them. It happens.
#15 Posted by Swanogt19 (24159 posts) -
Maybe now that you're older you realize how much of stuff on tv is actually sh*t
#16 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

iCarly and Spongebob are awesome.

#17 Posted by Dogswithguns (10845 posts) -
I haven't been watching TV... well, the Walking Dead, but that was on Netflix.
#18 Posted by Pirate700 (46465 posts) -

TV has more great shows than ever on and it's not even close.

#19 Posted by dave123321 (34268 posts) -
watch better stuff
#20 Posted by MrPraline (21331 posts) -
At least Supernatural is still alive.
#21 Posted by dave123321 (34268 posts) -
is my avatar blank for anyone else?
#22 Posted by MrPraline (21331 posts) -
is my avatar blank for anyone else?dave123321
It is for me.
#23 Posted by fueled-system (6324 posts) -

Hardcore Pawn

Pawn Stars

Gold Rush

Walking Dead

The comedies may suck but theres tons of good drama out there

#24 Posted by sukraj (23481 posts) -

My kids love watching spongebob and Jessie

#25 Posted by Pittfan666 (8534 posts) -
Gold Rush is on discovery tonight.
#26 Posted by cfstar (1979 posts) -

[QUOTE="TheWalkingGhost"][QUOTE="The-Apostle"]Warehouse 13 Grimm Once Upon a Time Haven Fringe Alphas Sanctuary Those are just off the top of my head. Want nostalgia? Get Netflix. That's what it's for.Ballroompirate

You forgot the walking dead and breaking bad.

and

  • Game of Thrones
  • Burn Notice
  • Justified
  • The League
  • Archer
  • South Park
  • Dexter
  • Doctor Who
  • Spartacus (although season 3 is meh compared to the first two)
  • Community

Boardwalk Empire.
#27 Posted by cfstar (1979 posts) -

Hardcore Pawn

Pawn Stars

Gold Rush

Walking Dead

The comedies may suck but theres tons of good drama out there

fueled-system
Community.
#28 Posted by NiKva (8768 posts) -
The problem is that you still watch cartoons :P
#29 Posted by ultimate-k (2348 posts) -

I know the isnt any new Star Trek showing :( sadly, but there are some decent shows still showing, like the Big Bang Theroy, Arrow, Walking dead, south park.

#30 Posted by ThisIsTwoFace (1151 posts) -

CARTOON NETWORK - REGULAR SHOW


That is all.

#31 Posted by muller39 (14944 posts) -

You could watch sports or something.

#32 Posted by brickdoctor (9746 posts) -

The past couple of ten years of TV has been amazing.

Arrested Development

Breaking Bad

The Walking Dead

Boardwalk Empire

Mad Men

Firefly

Lost

Chuck

Modern Family

#33 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -
Anymore? Bust a door, get on the floor, run around like ain't gonna give me more.