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Media Crime

by gmoke Thu Sep 23rd, 2021 at 06:37:49 PM EST

Each USAmerican TV network has 24 hours of prime time every week.

CBS has 16 hours of crime shows
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are 3 hour blocks of crime.  Sunday maybe even more if you count the segments on 60 Minutes on crimes.

NBC has 7 hours and all of Thursday for crime.
ABC has only 3 hours for crime but 5 hours for game shows.

the war that matters is the war against the imagination
all other wars are subsumed in it.
Diane Di Prima

There seems to be a severe lack of imagination here but then, they wouldn't be doing this if it didn't make money.

2021 Fall Lineup & TV Schedule for CBS, NBC, ABC
Source:  https:/parade.com/1210669/paulettecohn/fall-tv-schedule-2021-premiere-dates-abc-fox-nbc-cw-cbs
CBS Fall Lineup & TV Schedule
8 p.m. The Neighborhood  (Sept. 20)
8:30 p.m. Bob Hearts Abishola (Sept. 20)
9 p.m. NCIS (Sept. 20) - crime
10 p.m. NCIS: HAWAI'I   (Sept. 20) - crime
8 p.m. FBI (Sept. 21) - crime
9 p.m. FBI: INTERNATIONAL (Sept. 21) - crime
10 p.m. FBI: Most Wanted (Sept. 21) - crime
8 p.m. Survivor  (Sept. 22)
9 p.m. Tough as Nails (Oct. 6)
10 p.m. CSI: VEGAS  (Oct. 6) - crime
8 p.m. Young Sheldon  (Oct. 7)
8:30 p.m. United States of Al  (Oct. 7)
9 p.m. GHOSTS  (Oct. 7)
9:30 p.m. B Positive  (Oct. 7)
10 p.m. Bull  (Oct. 7) - crime
8 p.m. S.W.A.T  (Oct. 1) - crime
9 p.m. Magnum P.I.  (Oct. 1) - crime
10 p.m. Blue Bloods (Oct. 1) - crime
8 p.m. Crimetime Saturday (drama series encores) - crime
9 p.m. Crimetime Saturday (drama series encores) - crime
10 p.m. 48 Hours  (Sept. 18) - crime
7 p.m. 60 Minutes (Sept. 12)
8 p.m. The Equalizer (Oct. 10) - crime
9 p.m. NCIS: Los Angeles (Oct. 10) - crime
10 p.m.: SEAL Team/S.W.A.T.  (Oct. 10) - crime
NBC Fall Lineup & TV Schedule for 2021
8 p.m. The Voice  (Sept. 20)
10 p.m. ORDINARY JOE (Sept. 20) - crime
8 p.m. The Voice
9 p.m. LA BREA (Sept. 28)
10 p.m. New Amsterdam  (Sept. 21)
8 p.m. Chicago Med (Sept. 22)
9 p.m. Chicago Fire (Sept. 22)
10 p.m. Chicago P.D. (Sept. 22) - crime
8 p.m. The Blacklist  (Oct.21) - crime
9 p.m. Law & Order: SVU (Sept. 23) - crime
10 p.m. Law & Order: Organized Crime (Sept. 23) - crime
8 p.m. TBA
9 p.m. Dateline NBC (Sept. 24) - crime
[As I recall, Dateline began, as did ABC's 20/20 before it as a clone of 60 Minutes and both would cover much more than true crime and celebrity interviews.]
8 p.m. Drama Encores
9 p.m. Dateline Saturday Night Mystery - crime
10 p.m. SNL Encores
7 p.m. Football Night in America
8 p.m. Sunday Night Football
ABC Fall Lineup & TV Schedule for 2021
8 p.m. Dancing With the Stars (Sept. 20)
10 p.m. The Good Doctor (Sept. 27)
8 p.m. The Bachelorette  (Oct. 19)
10 p.m. QUEENS  (Oct. 19)
8 p.m. The Goldbergs (Sept. 22)
8:30 p.m. THE WONDER YEARS (Sept. 22)
9 p.m. The Conners (Sept. 22)
9:30 p.m. Home Economics (new time slot) (Sept. 22)
10 p.m. A Million Little Things (Sept. 22)
8 p.m. Station 19 (Sept. 30)
9 p.m. Grey's Anatomy (Sept. 30)
10 p.m. Big Sky (new day) (Sept. 30) - crime
8 p.m. Shark Tank (Oct. 8)
9 p.m. 20/20 (Oct. 8) - crime/celebrity interviews
8 p.m. Saturday Night Football
7 p.m. America's Funniest Videos (Oct. 3)
8 p.m. Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (new time slot) (Sept. 26)
9 p.m. Supermarket Sweep (Sept. 26)
10 p.m. The Rookie (Sept. 26) - crime

Less media crime?
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. no 0%
. not yes 0%
. not no 0%
. neither yes nor no 100%
. both yes and no 0%
. don't understand the question? 0%
. none of the above 0%

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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Thu Sep 23rd, 2021 at 07:00:40 PM EST
Glad to hear it.

Solar IS Civil Defense
by gmoke on Thu Sep 23rd, 2021 at 07:33:07 PM EST
[ Parent ]
Why is Violent Media so Pervasive?

In today's mass media world, research tells us that violence sells. Not only do we spend more to consume violent media, but violent media costs less to export, it costs less to translate, and it has way fewer problems being picked up by markets in different cultures than ours. As a language, violence is easy to understand and requires little context in order to present a plot: Explosions, gunfire, and martial arts are a language that anyone can understand. Consider some of the following numbers ...

Dutch parody video thinks it's found the reason behind America's gun problem

Even coverage of topic in Wikipedia 🧐

Television content rating system

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Sep 23rd, 2021 at 07:15:47 PM EST
As someone who has practiced martial arts for nearly 40 years, I don't believe that the mass media understands the language of martial arts, only the violent outward manifestations.  A good dojo is a welcoming place filled with people trying to figure out the most effective and efficient ways to use their bodies, not necessarily to cause or avoid pain and destruction, but to live honestly and to the full extent of their physicality.  They lend each other their bodies for practice as they all try to figure out this conundrum.

I'd love to see a martial arts show in which there are no spectacular throws or falls but simply a touch or move that breaks an agressor's balance and puts that violent person in an uncomfortably vulnerable position where they can be held without any recourse for as long as the mover or toucher wishes.  I've seen it done and have, once or twice, done it myself.

That's the art in the martial.

Solar IS Civil Defense

by gmoke on Thu Sep 23rd, 2021 at 07:41:18 PM EST
[ Parent ]
Cheap to produce. SF requires expensive sets and imagination. Crime plots can be endlessly reproduced.  
Comedy is chancy. Might offend someone.

I really like my old Cosby records, although Cosby himself is a creepy douchebag.
Most of the '50s and '60s comedies are politically incorrect.  

Westerns have been done to death and are available on non-network channels.

Documentaries are the preserve of PBS.

by StillInTheWilderness on Wed Sep 29th, 2021 at 02:58:27 PM EST

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