It might not be apparent to the casual viewer, particularly those of us who are members of the supposedly cynical Generation X, but MTV is actually gearing its current programming to the "civic-minded" millennial generation. Yes, really, that's what the president of MTV Networks believes. And though at first we had scoffed at his bold claim (we are, after all, grievously jaded), upon closer inspection (extremely close) and much to our surprise, we did indeed discover that shows like Jersey Shore and Teen Mom really are virtuous and educational after all. Here's why:
Well, NBC has finally seen fit to hybridize my two most favoritest programming genres into one, combining a celeb-focused reality show with a show about cooking and throwing parties. It's like Paula's Party meets Dinner for Five meets Cribs meets... ummmm Dancing With the Stars? Whatever, it's tentatively called Celebrity Come Dine With Me (which makes me think of Mother May I Sleep With Danger and Fire Walk With Me and thus makes me chuckle!) and it promises to be dope as hell!