Oh, Brother — Not Again
Despite soft ratings and possibly the worst reviews in television history, last summer's reality experiment, Big Brother, wasn't the big letdown the media portrayed it to be, insists CBS. In fact, network execs are considering a second go-round of the house-arrest game especially since it doesn't have to do Survivor numbers to turn a profit.
"I'm not going to accept that Big Brother didn't do so well," CBS honcho Leslie Moonves said at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. "Big Brother did just fine and, in fact, improved our summer ratings and our summer demographics. And, frankly, the last episode of Big Brother beat the Olympics, so by any stretch of the imagination, that's doing well."
Fair enough, if you're just crunching the numbers, but isn't there room for improvement?
"I don't think it was cast very well, to tell you the truth," Moonves conceded. "I think when you compare the cast of