To my surprise, Dancing With the Stars has turned out to be the top-rated show on the networks. (I was expecting to be an obscure little show which died a quiet death like so many I’ve enjoyed.) I was wondering a couple of things. First, why is it so popular? Is ballroom dancing really the Next Big Craze? Second, how will the networks respond to it? I’ve got no theories whatsoever about that, although I wouldn’t mind seeing fewer reality shows which focus on backstabbing and internal politics. Then again, I don’t watch the things anyway, so why should I care?
What do you folks think?