Of course, everyone knows WAVE has the opening ceremonies of the Olympics tonight. So, I thought I’d check out what the other stations are offering in opposition.
WLKY is running “Ghost Whisperer” – the typical Friday night program, so nothing too crazy there.
WDRB is showing “Hellboy.” Okay, I can see that too. They are shooting for a totally different audience than the Olympics Opening Ceremony.
But “War of the Worlds” on WHAS?!? WOW! Isn’t the Olympics a time of international brotherhood/sisterhood (would that be “humanhood?”)…a spectacle of global comradery…a beacon of light in the darkness that is the current state of the world? And the programming choice against that is a film about the destruction of the earth? Well, I guess that kind of makes sense.
The grand spectacle of the sporting world — the Olympics — has, after a year of delay and confusing information, come and gone. But now